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Reckless Driving charge reduced in Mecklenburg 88 MPH in a 70 MPH zone

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Reckless Driving charge reduced in Mecklenburg County VA 88 MPH in a 70 MPH zone

Samantha UptonSamantha Upton represented a client charged with Reckless Driving for speeding 88

Over 80 MPH is Considered Reckless Driving In Virginia

MPH in a 70 MPH zone in Mecklenburg County, Va. The client had a clean driving record but was a resident of Illinois and would have a difficult time appearing in court. Ms. Upton was able to get the client’s appearance at trial waived and convinced the judge to reduce the Reckless Driving charge to a lesser infraction of Speeding 78 MPH in a 70 MPH zone following the client’s completion of defensive driving class.

This 3-point moving violation allowed the client to avoid the 6-point Class 1 misdemeanor associated with a Reckless Driving charge (along with a license suspension). The client only needed to complete the course, pay a fine and court costs.

Virginia Reckless Driving Law

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Mecklenburg Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland, Samantha Upton, and Nick Wright of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses, such as Reckless Driving and DUI, and are ready to help you win your case.

Client Avoids Jail Time in High Speed Case in Mecklenburg, Va

Client Avoids Jail Time in High Speed Case in Mecklenburg County Va

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.Samantha Upton

Samantha Upton represented a client who was charged with driving 97 mph in a 70 mph zone in Mecklenburg, Va. The client lived in Pennsylvania, and could not make the court date to work obligations. At this speed, the client’s appearance is required in Mecklenburg. The client faced possible jail time and a 6-month license suspension.

Ms. Upton was able to waive the client’s appearance, despite the serious nature of the charge. On the trial date, she was able to convince the judge to not order any jail time or license suspension. The client only needed to pay fines and court costs.

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland, Samantha Upton, and Nick Wright of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses, such as Reckless Driving and DUI, and are ready to help you win your case.

Mecklenburg Va Reckless Driving 95 MPH Charge Reduced

Mecklenburg Va Reckless Driving 95 MPH Charge Reduced

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Reckless Driving for driving 95 mph in a 70 mph zone through Mecklenburg, Virginia.   Many jurisdictions in Virginia consider and will impose an active jail sentence for speeds exceeding 90 mph.   The client was a college student with a clean driving record.   There was nothing aggravated about the case besides the speed, but the speed alone is an issue.

Ms. Upton was able to negotiate a plea agreement with the prosecutor for the client’s Reckless Driving charge to be REDUCED to a minor traffic infraction upon payment of a $300.00 fine, completion of community service hours, and completion of a driver improvement class.

The client never had to travel from his South Carolina college and Ms. Upton was able to avoid jail, a high fine, a license suspension and even the Class 1 Misdemeanor.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Mecklenburg VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.