Category: Traffic Law

What Is Considered Reckless Driving in Virginia?

What Is Considered Reckless Driving in Virginia?

A number of risky driving behaviors can be classified as reckless driving in Virginia. Perhaps the most likely impetus for a reckless driving charge is excessive speed, as there are certain mile-per-hour thresholds that can transform what seems like a simple speeding ticket into a possible reckless driving offense – […]

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How to Select a Criminal Defense Attorney

How to Select a Criminal Defense Attorney

How to Select a Criminal Defense Attorney If you are facing potential criminal charges, you do not want to delay securing legal representation. A good criminal defense attorney can help ensure that you make strategically sound decisions from the outset. However, you also do not want to risk rushing into […]

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Can Reckless Driving in Virginia be a Felony Charge?

Can Reckless Driving in Virginia be a Felony Charge?

Most reckless driving incidents are tried as misdemeanors in Virginia, but some cases have additional elements that elevate the seriousness of the alleged crime and lead to a felony charge. In Virginia, reckless driving typically is classified as a Class 1 misdemeanor, which is the most serious of the four […]

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Reckless Driving – A Client’s Story.

Reckless Driving – A Client’s Story.

In the fall of 2011, Riley Scheyder found himself in a precarious situation when he was pulled over by the state police for reckless driving.  Thankfully, he and his family reached out to The Irving Law Firm for help and support. In what seemed like a perfect storm, the then 17 […]

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Fighting Speeding Tickets

Reckless Driving Speeding Lawyer Manassas, VA

Three Easy Steps to Fighting Speeding Tickets in Northern Virginia Unlike reckless driving or driving on a suspended license, a speeding ticket is not considered a criminal charge.  However, a conviction for speeding can have long-lasting and expensive consequences, such as increased insurance rates or even administrative license suspension.  There […]

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