NEW KENT COUNTY TRAFFIC LAWYER
All of us have been there. You’re travelling and finally the road opens up, and you increase your speed to make up for lost time. The children in the backseat are fighting, one has to use the bathroom urgently, and the baby just lost her pacifier and now is crying to get out of her seat. Your behind a tractor trailer that can’t seem to stay in his lane let alone the road, and you want to see him in your mirrors and not through your windshield. All it takes is a brief lapse of judgment or a second of inattentiveness, and you have now accelerated too far over the speed limit. Not only that, but you were so preoccupied by your situation that you didn’t even notice the officer running radar in the median. So now instead of having traffic, fighting kids, or a tractor-trailer in your rear view, you now have flashing lights.
If you have received a traffic citation in the New Kent County area, you may be worried about it going on your record and having to pay more in insurance premiums. You’re probably dreading having to go to court and spend hours waiting just to admit guilt, if you are guilty, or stressing as to whether or not the Judge will believe that you are innocent.
I can help you! In most cases, I can go to Court for you and work to get the ticket dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense. I can save you money by keeping the ticket off your driving record, thereby avoiding points which increase insurance payments. I can save you the time and hassle of having to go to court, thus alleviating the need for you to miss time from your job, travel expenses to come back to New Kent, and just the aggravation of travel.
A traffic citation is a serious matter if you already have points on your record. By having an Attorney that practices in the New Kent Court System on a regular basis, you’re telling the Judge and the Prosecutor that you are serious about your case. As your Attorney, I will work to have the ticket dismissed and kept off your record. A favorable settlement would likely mean payment of court costs or attendance in driver safety school. However, if that can’t be reached there may be ways to challenge the evidence, and this is where my 25 plus years of experience pays off for you.
To avoid a lengthy, stressful Court appearance, and to give yourself a chance to keep your driving record clean, please contact me today!.
NEW KENT RECKLESS DRIVING
There are two forms of Reckless Driving in Virginia. There is Reckless Driving – General and Reckless Driving – Speed. The problem with both of these charges is that they are both are Class 1 Misdemeanors, punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a $2,500.00 fine, as well as, it adds six points to your driving record. Prepayment of a Reckless Driving ticket is essentially you pleading guilty to a criminal offense. The penalties you face could be significant, including:
A Fine Up To $2,500.00
A Misdemeanor Conviction That Is Transferable To Other States
Six Points On Your Virginia License
Insurance Premium Icreases
Jail Time Depending On Speed And Circumstances
Potential License Suspension
Potential Employment Consequences
NEW KENT DUI ATTORNEY
The most commonly committed crime in the United States today is drunk driving. People who would otherwise never come into contact with the criminal justice system can find themselves under arrest because they have had “one too many.”
The legal limit for Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) while driving in Virginia is .08. This amount can easily be reached with as little as three beers. The penalties for drunk driving in Virginia can be numerous and severe. If you are convicted of this type of offense, you may lose your driving privileges.
We will examine the facts of your case and determine the answers to some of these key components that may impact the outcome of your case. We will:
• Explore if the arresting officer had sufficient cause to stop your vehicle.
• Determine whether the officer who performed the stop on your vehicle, properly administered the breath or blood test, as well as, the field sobriety test.
• Get evidence against you suppressed if it was in fact, unlawfully obtained.
• Depending on the specifics of your arrest and processing, we will firmly litigate a potential dismissal, not guilty verdict upon trial, or settle a favorable plea agreement that enables you to avoid a criminal conviction.
Criminal charges should never be taken lightly, and you should not make the mistake of thinking that the potential penalties of this offense will not be severe just because you may have no previous record. You deserve an attorney who will fight to safeguard your rights and ensure that everything that can be done for your defense will be done for your defense. I will be that attorney for you.
Time is of the essence!
If you have been charged with DUI/DWI, you need aggressive and effective criminal defense. Do not wait to protect your rights or risk jail time, excessive fines or loss of your license. I can help you keep your life together. CALL TODAY!
NEW KENT SPEEDING ATTORNEY
If you are charged with Speeding, the worst thing you can do is not take it serious. A conviction for Speeding leads to demerit points on your driving record, fines and Court costs, depending on your state you could be facing a possible license suspension, and potential insurance increases. Our straightforward approach is what makes the difference in your case.
NEW KENT RECKLESS DRIVINGLAWYER
Our Complete Traffic Representation Include, but is not limited to the following charges:
Hit & Run
Driving Under the Influence
Driving on a Suspended License
Driving Without a License
Fail To Maintain Control
Serious Traffic Violations
DO I NEED TO APPEAR IN COURT?
If you received a Reckless Driving or Speeding Ticket in Virginia, depending on your speed, in most cases, you can hire an attorney to appear in Court on your behalf. For out-of-state defendants, this is almost a necessity. Instead of driving possibly hundreds of miles, taking off time from work, the cost of fuel, and the cost of lodging to contest your ticket, you can have your lawyer take care of it for you. I have represented some wonderful clients from all corners of the United States and a few outside of the United States.
ROBERT L. LICHTENSTEIN, ESQUIRE
If you are charged with a serious traffic offense, the attorney you hire to represent you in Court can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. You want to hire an attorney who knows the law and practice in the Court System on a regular basis. Someone who is familiar with the Courts, the Judges, and the Officers you will encounter on your Court date. You need someone who will fight for you and will protect you in Court with the best possible defense and results.
Please contact me for a free telephone consultation at (804) 452-5424 or anytime on the office cell phone at (804) 704-2339.
Robert L. Lichtenstein, Esq.
222 N. Main Street, Suite 300
Post Office Box 1447
Hopewell, Virginia 23860
(804) 452-2899 (fax)
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