Reckless Driving

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

April 18, 2016
This spring, the United States Supreme Court is considering a case that may determine whether jury deliberations should remain secret, even if the jury includes members that make racist comments to encourage the conviction of a defendant. In 2007, a Mexican national named Miguel Angel Pena-… Read Full Post
January 05, 2015
Nationals baseball player Jayson Werth appeared in Fairfax County Circuit Court today in order to set a trial date for his charge of Reckless Driving.  The court scheduled the jury trial for February 3, 2015 at 10 AM.  At this time a judge has not been assigned to the case.  Typically judges in… Read Full Post
December 05, 2014
I was in the outfield stands with my nine year old son on October 11, 2012, a blustery autumn night.  That is when Jayson Werth treated me to the greatest sports moment that I had personally witnessed.  I had been a Washington Nationals season ticket holder since their 2005 return to RFK stadium… Read Full Post
November 26, 2014
Every year our law firm sees an increase of people being accused of shoplifting during the holiday shopping season.  Some people have never been involved in the judicial systems before they had a serious and momentary lapse of judgment.  However, many other people I have helped during my career did… Read Full Post
November 24, 2014
Debates and arguments around the dinner table are big Thanksgiving traditions with many families.  Here are some tips to avoid having a good-natured discussion become a great deal more serious. Driving angry after dinner can cause encounters with local law enforcement for speeding and Reckless… Read Full Post
November 12, 2014
On October 17, 2014, the Virginia legal community was surprised to learn of the death of  former Loudoun County General District Judge Julia Cannon. Judge Cannon served on the bench in Loudoun from the early 1990s until her retirement in 2011.  Judge Cannon had graduated from the University of… Read Full Post
November 05, 2014
Police may try to use device to stop texting and driving Virginia police officers already use LIDAR and radar guns to determine how fast a driver is traveling.  Now a Virginia company is now developing technology to monitor texting and driving from a distance. Following the radar-gun model,… Read Full Post
April 11, 2013
Out Of Control Car In Augusta County, Virginia, two teenagers lept from their speeding Mazda Protege to safety after their brakes failed. The car reached speeds of up to 100mph on I-81 but slowed to 30mph before they jumped for their lives. A Virginia State Trooper was able to nose the abandoned… Read Full Post
March 29, 2013
In Hopewell County last year, 58 year old Isaiah Hall was stopped for doing 95mph on interstate 295. He had six children and an adult daughter inside his van at the time he was stopped. The kids, ages ranging from 4 to 15, were unrestrained. Hall was arrested on three counts of felony child… Read Full Post
March 28, 2013
A new study shows that adult commuters text and email more than teenagers do when behind the wheel of a car. 1,200 teenagers were polled by AT&t on their texting habits and 43% admitted to texting behind the wheel. An unspecified number of adults were polled and 49% of them, all commuters,… Read Full Post