Driving is a privilege, not a right. If drivers disregard Virginia traffic laws and operate their vehicles irresponsibly, the penalties can be quite costly. As a result, it is always worthwhile to contact a reputable lawyer after receiving a traffic citation of any kind.
When you recieve a traffic ticket, count on Hunter Law Firm’s substantial experience representing clients accused of a variety of traffic violations, from speeding to reckless driving. Since 1986, we have stood by residents of Hampton, Newport News Chesapeake, Williamsburg and surrounding cities.
Depending on the severity of the traffic offense, the driver can expect negative repercussions, including the following:
Reckless driving or speeding in excess of 80 mph, involuntary manslaughter, and driving under the influence (DUI) are among the most serious violations. They are punishable by six demerits and can remain on your driving record for 11 years.
Our traffic attorneys understand that penalties, fines, and jail time can impact your life. Hunter Law Firm is experienced in the defense of clients accused of all types of traffic offenses. We represent clients in traffic-related violations such as the following:
Since the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles records every accident or moving violation a driver has, demerit points can really add up and spell trouble over time. For example, habitual offenders in Virginia can lose their driving privileges after receiving three major traffic-related convictions or 12 minor traffic-related convictions within a ten-year period. It is a felony to drive after one is declared a habitual offender.
Virginia laws are especially tough on drunk or drugged drivers. Penalties for a DUI conviction can include the following:
|Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08 percent
||Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.15 percent
At Hunter Law Firm, our traffic lawyers conduct a vigorous defense in order to have charges reduced or dismissed. Our goal is to help clients restore and retain their driving privileges. If you or someone you know is charged with a DUI offense, contact a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer at our firm as soon as possible.
If you need to speak to an attorney regarding any traffic offense or violation, Hunter Law Firm offers professional, economical, and efficient legal representation. Please contact us online or call one of our five convenient offices.