Reckless Driving: What You Need to Know

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

Posted: April 23, 2020
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In the state of Virginia, reckless driving is a misdemeanor. While this may seem inconsequential, it is important to remember that a conviction for reckless driving may result in:

  • A $2,500 fine + court fees
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to six-months license suspension
  • Up to six points off your license

A reckless driving conviction can stay on your record for 11 years and, while it is not a felony, it can prevent acceptance into a university, interfere with your ability to secure employment, and make it difficult to rent or buy a house.

Your best protection against these sometimes extreme reckless driving consequences is a qualified and competent criminal defense lawyer. The Gordon Law Firm has helped thousands of men and women deal with reckless driving charges in Virginia. We can help you.

Why Hire a Lawyer

Each county handles reckless driving cases differently. What’s more, each judge handles cases differently. Without an attorney on your side, the best approaches for your case can easily be overlooked.

Having a lawyer with a deep understanding of reckless driving laws – and how they are enforced county-by-county in Virginia – helps to safeguard your rights and can play a significant role in the outcome of your case.

The Gordon Law Firm represents men and women charged with reckless driving in Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, and surrounding areas of Virginia. We have decades of combined experience, having represented more than 5,000 Virginians facing traffic violations like reckless driving, and an absolute commitment to fight for the best possible outcome for every client we take.

If you are in need of a reckless driving lawyer in Fairfax or a surrounding area of Virginia, please call the Gordon Law Firm at (703) 218-8416 to schedule a complimentary consultation where we can discuss your rights, your options, and the best path forward.