Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney http://www.peterlouielaw.com Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:04:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 July 2017 Case Results: Hit and Run (Felony) avoided. Dismissals for Racing, Reckless Driving, Possession of Marijuana, and more http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/july-2017-case-results/ Fri, 11 Aug 2017 22:08:40 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3809 The criminal convictions avoided in July include: Hit and Run (Felony), Reckless Driving for Racing, Reckless Driving by Speed (we featured the more notable cases since we handle so many of these), Driving Under a Suspended License, No License, Possession of Marijuana, Destruction of Public Property, Carrying a Weapon While Intoxicated and Misdemeanor Tunnel Height Violation. […]

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The criminal convictions avoided in July include: Hit and Run (Felony), Reckless Driving for Racing, Reckless Driving by Speed (we featured the more notable cases since we handle so many of these), Driving Under a Suspended License, No License, Possession of Marijuana, Destruction of Public Property, Carrying a Weapon While Intoxicated and Misdemeanor Tunnel Height Violation.

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • July 7, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for failure to maintain controlDisposition: Dismissed!

  • July 10, 2017, Hampton General District Court, ChargeOverheight Tunnel Violation (Misdemeanor)DispositionReduced to Defective Equipment!

  • July 11, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving at 82/55. DispositionDismissed!

  • July 12, 2017, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Possession of Marijuana, Driving Under a Suspended License, and Defective EquipmentDispositionMarijuana charge will be dismissed upon our client’s good behavior until December (by agreement with City Attorney, not under the 1st offender program). Driving under a suspended charge reduced to failure to carry a license, an infraction.  Defective equipment charge dismissed.

  • July 13, 2017, Virginia Beach Circuit Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed at 82/55. DispositionReduced to speeding at 71/55.
  • July 14, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed at 81/60 and No LicenseDispositionReckless driving charge reduced to 19 over and no license charge dismissed.  (Two misdemeanors avoided.  They misspelled my name on one of the screen shots.)

  • July 17, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving for AccidentDispositionDismissed.

  • July 17, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge92/60 Reckless Driving by SpeedDisposition19 over.

  • July 19, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by speed at 80/55. DispositionReduced to defective equipment, no points or misdemeanor.

  • July 19, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving at 109/55DispositionNo license suspension.  3 days of jail, where our client serves half the time.

  • July 20, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: DUI, Carrying a concealed weapon while intoxicated, and Destruction of Public PropertyDisposition: We lost the DUI, but got the other two dismissed!

  • July 20, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving for an accidentDispositionDismissed after negotiations with officer.

  • July 21, 2017, Chesapeake Circuit Court, ChargeHit and Run Felony. DispositionReduced to a Hit and Run Misdemeanor with 12 months of jail with 11 months suspended on good behavior.  Weekend jail time permitted.  No license suspension.

  • July 24, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving at 94/55 and RacingDispositionRacing charge dismissed so we avoided an automatic license suspension. Reckless Driving at 94/55 resulted in a $750 fine, but no active jail time and no suspended license.

  • July 28, 2017, Newport News General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving at 92/60DispositionReduced to speeding at 19 over.  Clerks forgot to list Peter Louie as defense attorney.

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Convictions Avoided for: Eluding the Police (Felony), Hit and Run, Reckless Driving by Speed and Reckless Driving Racing http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/eluding-felony-avoided-reckless-driving-racing-charges-avoided/ Sun, 02 Jul 2017 03:58:15 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3761 The criminal convictions avoided this last quarter include: Felony Eluding, Reckless Driving for Racing, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving by Speed Charges (we featured the more notable cases since we handle so many of these), Driving Under a Suspended License, and Following Too Closely. Jurisdictions covered include Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Southampton, Virginia Beach, and York. […]

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The criminal convictions avoided this last quarter include: Felony Eluding, Reckless Driving for Racing, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving by Speed Charges (we featured the more notable cases since we handle so many of these), Driving Under a Suspended License, and Following Too Closely. Jurisdictions covered include Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Southampton, Virginia Beach, and York.

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • April 12, 2017, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 90/60. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 19 over the limit!

  • April 25, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving 90/65. DispositionReduced to speeding at 9 over!

  • April 26, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 87/55. DispositionReduced to speeding at 19 over!

  • April 26, 2017, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Tunnel Height Violation (misdemeanor). DispositionReduced to Defective Equipment (infraction with no points).  My associate, Jeremiah Asercion, Esq. handled this case.

  • April 26, 2017, Portsmouth General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving Accident. DispositionReduced to Improper Driving and then DISMISSED upon payment of court costs! My associate handled this case.

  • April 26, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Hit and Run (or failure to stop at the scene of an accident). Disposition: Dismissed!  No court costs or fines.

  • May 1, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for Passing a School Bus.  DispositionReduced to an infraction, the fine was suspended on 6 months of good behavior. 

  • May 4, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/60. DispositionReduced to speeding at 19 over.

  • May 10, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Following Too Closely. DispositionDismissed!

  • May 12, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 90/60. DispositionReduced to Speeding at 20 over (a mere infraction).

  • May 15, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 85/55. DispositionReduced to speeding at 19 over.

  • May 17, 2017, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/60. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 11 over the limit.

  • May 18, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/60. DispositionReduced to speeding at 20 over.  My associates handled this case. 

  • May 22, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/55. Disposition: Reduced to Speeding at 19 over.  (This is the same client that is featured in the case above this one.)

  • May 26, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 84/60. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • May 26, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 81/55. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • May 31, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Driving Under a Suspended License. Disposition: Reduced to Failure to Carry a license (infraction).

  • June 5, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving Racing. Disposition: Reduced to Failure to Obey a Highway Sign.

  • June 7, 2017, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 100/55. Disposition: Reckless Driving with no active jail time!  All the jail time was suspended! 

  • June 9, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 82/55. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • June 12, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 71/45. DispositionDismissed!
  • June 12, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Following Too Closely Accident DispositionDismissed!
  • June 12, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 130/55, and Reckless Driving for Racing. Disposition: For the Reckless Driving at 130/55: guilty but only 1.5 days in jail (3 unsuspended days were given but for a misdemeanor, client serves only half the time) and no license suspension.  The Reckless Driving for Racing was Dismissed!  The Virginia Code calls for at least a 6 month license suspense if someone is convicted of racing.  My associate Jeremiah Asercion, Esq., represented our client.

  • June 15, 2017, Virginia Beach Circuit Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 86/55. DispositionReduced to simple Speeding!

  • June 16, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/60. DispositionReduced to speeding at 9 over!

  • June 22, 2017, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 90/55. DispositionDismissed!

  • June 23, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 89/55. DispositionReduced to Improper Driving (infraction carrying only 3 points).

  • June 27, 2017, York General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 78/55. DispositionReduced to defective equipment, a non-moving violation and no points!

  • June 29, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Eluding the Police (Felony). DispositionReduced to Eluding Misdemeanor!  Client avoids becoming a convicted felon!

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Driving Without a License: Notice of Suspension Required for Conviction http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/driving-without-license-notice-suspension-required/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:39:51 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3748 In Carew v. Commonwealth, 62 Va.App. 574, 750 S.E.2d 226 (Va. App., 2013), the Virginia Court of Appeals explained that the Commonwealth has to prove that a driver had notice that his or her license had been suspended when the person was charged with driving without a valid license under Virginia Code §46.2-300. In that case, […]

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In Carew v. Commonwealth, 62 Va.App. 574, 750 S.E.2d 226 (Va. App., 2013), the Virginia Court of Appeals explained that the Commonwealth has to prove that a driver had notice that his or her license had been suspended when the person was charged with driving without a valid license under Virginia Code §46.2-300. In that case, Ms. Carew was sent a letter by the DMV indicating that her license was suspended. However, the record showed that the mail sent by the DMV to Ms. Carew was returned as unclaimed.

The Court noted: “Patently, Code § 46.2–300 contains no language specifically requiring the Commonwealth to prove a driver’s knowledge of his license status for a conviction under that statute. By contrast, Code § 46.2–301, which prohibits driving on a suspended or revoked license, specifically references a requirement of notice for conviction.” Yet, the court explained its determination that: “When the predicate for invalidity under Code § 46.2–300 is a suspended license, the Commonwealth must prove the defendant received notice of the suspension.

The court reached its decision by citing Bibbs v. Commonwealth, which explains that “a suspension is not effective when the order is entered but rather when the party charged has been given notice of its entry.”

This means that the Commonwealth must prove that a driver had notice of his or her suspended license in order to convict of either 46.2-301 (driving under a suspended license) or 46.2-300 (no operator’s license).

Please call our law office at 757-932-0464 if you need legal help on a traffic matter in Virginia or schedule a consultation on our website today.

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Early 2017 – Misdemeanors Avoided in Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, York, Newport News, Norfolk, Southampton, Accomack http://www.peterlouielaw.com/case-results/early-2017-virginia-beach-suffolk-chesapeake-york-newport-news-southampton-accomack/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:21:57 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3709 Dismissals for Reckless Driving, Driving on a Suspended License, No License, Possession of Marijuana, Littering, Solicitation of Prostitution, and Texting While Driving. Cities covered include Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, York, Newport News, Norfolk, Southampton, and Accomack. DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT […]

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Dismissals for Reckless Driving, Driving on a Suspended License, No License, Possession of Marijuana, Littering, Solicitation of Prostitution, and Texting While Driving. Cities covered include Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, York, Newport News, Norfolk, Southampton, and Accomack.

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • February 6, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 69/35. DispositionDismissed.

  • February 7, 2017, Suffolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving Generally. DispositionDismissed!

  • February 8, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, ChargePossession of Marijuana and Littering. Disposition: Both dismissed!

  • February 8, 2017, York General District Court, Charge: Driving on a Suspended License and Reckless Driving at 82/45. Disposition: DUS reduced to Failure to Carry a License (Infraction) and RD reduced to Speeding at Same speed (infraction).

  • February 9, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 65/35. DispositionReduced to 19 over!

  • February 16, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 80/55 and No License. Disposition: Reckless by speed reduced to speeding at 19 over.  No license charge dismissed.

  • February 17, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 83/60. DispositionDismissed. Radar calibration issue found.

  • February 22, 2017, Virginia General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving Generally for an Accident after Falling Asleep. DispositionReduced to Improper Driving (non-criminal)

  • March 1, 2017, Accomack General District Court, Charge: Driving Under a Suspended License. DispositionDismissed!  There was an issue with the checkpoint stop.

  • March 3, 2017, Suffolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 92/60. DispositionReduced to Improper Driving!

  • March 6, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 61/35. DispositionDismissed.  Radar calibration issue.

  • March 7, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: No license, texting while driving, speeding. Disposition: All three Dismissed!

  • March 17, 2017, Southampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 97/60. DispositionReduced to 14 over, simple speeding!

  • March 28, 2017, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Solicitation of prostitution. DispositionDeferred disposition for a chance of a dismissal if client completes counseling and stays out of trouble.

  • March 28, 2017, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • April 4, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by speed 81/60. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • April 6, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 68/45. Disposition: Dismissed! Calibration issue found.

  • April 7, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 88/55. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 20 over the limit!

  • April 11, 2016, Southampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 84/60. Disposition: 9 over.

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Reckless Driving Dismissals in Newport News, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Northampton, Accomack, Suffolk http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/reckless-driving-dismissals-in-hampton-roads/ Fri, 27 Jan 2017 20:15:36 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3657 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. November 8, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • November 8, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 83/60. DispositionDismissed.

  • November 10, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 56/35. DispositionDismissed!

  • November 15, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving (accident case). DispositionDismissed!

  • November 18, 2016, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving (accident case).  DispositionDismissed!

  • November 22, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 80/55. DispositionDismissed!

  • November 22, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 91/60. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at the same speed, non-reckless!

  • November 29, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Aggressive Driving. Disposition: Reduced to improper driving, a non-misdemeanor, non-criminal conviction.

  • November 29, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 95/55. Disposition: No jail!  90 day license suspension.

  • December 1, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 60/35. DispositionDismissed!

  • December 5, 2016, Accomack Circuit Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 81/55. (Was charged as 84/55 in the lower court.) DispositionDismissed in the higher court!

  • December 7, 2016, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 72/35. DispositionReduced to 19 over.  (We had 6 reckless driving cases with Officer Tindall that day.  All six were reduced out of reckless.  This case featured was the one with the highest speed differential.)

  • December 8, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 97/55. DispositionDismissed!  My associate, Jeremiah Asercion, Esq. handled this case.

  • December 8, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Hit and Run (screen shot below) and Driving Under Suspended (screen shot not provided). Disposition: Both charges were dropped!

  • December 13, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 104/55. Disposition94 days of jail with 90 days suspended.  Defendant serves half the time since it is a misdemeanor charge, so it is only 2 active days in jail.  6 month license suspension.

  • December 14, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Driving on a Suspended License. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • December 15, 2016, Suffolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for accident with a truck. Disposition: Charges dropped!
  • December 15, 2016, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 57/30. Disposition: Reduced to 9 over!
  • December 22, 2016, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 91/60. Disposition: Reduced to 19 over!
  • January 5, 2017, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 82/55. DispositionDismissed!

  • January 5, 2017, Virginia Beach Circuit Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 97/55. (Screen shot not provided) DispositionNo jail!  Fine of $250.00
  • January 11, 2017, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 73/45. DispositionDefective Equipment!

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Fall 2016: Reckless Driving (110/55), Driving Under Suspended, No License, DUI, and Open Container Charges Avoided http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/fall-2016-reckless-driving-110-driving-under-suspended-no-license-dui-and-open-container-avoided/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:24:06 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3576 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. September 14, 2016, Accomack General District Court, Charge: Reckless […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • September 14, 2016, Accomack General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 85/55. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 75/55, non-reckless.

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  • October 4, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 110/55. DispositionReduced to speeding at the same speed, non-reckless!  No jail!

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  • October 6, 2016, Isle of Wight General District Court, Charge: DUI 1st offense. DispositionReduced to improper driving, a traffic infraction, not a criminal conviction.

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  • October 7, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: DUI 1st offense, Reckless Driving at 110/55, and Open Container. Disposition: A weekend in jail for the DUI (the jail time is served half time for a misdemeanor), with the Reckless Driving and Open Container charges being dropped.

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  • October 12, 2016, Cheapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 50/25. DispositionDismissed!

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  • October 13, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charges: No Operator’s License (3rd), Driving Under a Suspended License, and Reckless Driving at 57/35 . DispositionNo license and Driving Under a Suspended Charges Dismissed.  Reckless reduced to speeding.  3 misdemeanors avoided!

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  • October 13, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 76/55 for a CDL Holder and Failure to Obey a Highway Sign. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 17 over the limit, with the Failure to Obey HW sign charge dismissed.

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  • October 24, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for Failure to Yield Under 46.2-863. DispositionDismissed.

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Reckless Driving for Racing Charge Dropped, Jail avoided for 106 mph and 103 mph! http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/reckless-driving-racing-charge-dropped/ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:17:13 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3561 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. August 10, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charges: 1) Reckless […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • August 10, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charges: 1) Reckless Driving for Racing and 2) Reckless Driving by Speed for 103/45. Disposition: 1) Reckless Driving Racing Charge Dismissed and 2) For the Reckless Driving by Speed charge for 103 mph in a 45 mph zone, client received 60 days of jail all suspended on good behavior.

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  • August 12, 2016, Southampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 106/60. DispositionNo jail time. Only a fine of $250. My associate Jeremiah Asercion handled this case.

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Reckless Driving Dismissals in Virginia Beach, Northampton, Newport News, and Norfolk http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/reckless-driving-dismissals-virginia-beach-northampton-newport-news-norfolk/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:12:56 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3552 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. July 19, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • July 19, 2016, Northampton General District Court, ChargeReckless Driving at 76/45. DispositionDismissed.  No court costs or fines.

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  • July 26, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving. DispositionNull prossed.  The officer agreed to null pross after some negotiations.

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  • August 2, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Speeding at 43/25 in a school zone.  DispositionDismissed.  No court costs or fines.

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  • August 2, 2016, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 83/55 in a Work Zone.  DispositionDismissed.  No court costs or fines.

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  • August 6, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for Improper Control of Vehicle. DispositionDismissed.  Two different witnesses and a police officer showed up to testify against my client, yet we managed to get the case dismissed.

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  • August 6, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 57/25. DispositionReduced to 9 over the speed limit.  

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June 2016: DUI avoided in Norfolk, Hit and Run Felony avoided in Virginia Beach, Reckless Driving dismissals in Northampton http://www.peterlouielaw.com/traffic-law/dui-avoided-norfolk-reckless-driving-dismissals-northampton/ Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:27:44 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3527 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. June 2, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • June 2, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 88/55. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 19 over.

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  • June 6, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: DUI. Disposition: Null prossed.  The trooper left his position serving on the Virginia State Police. Sometimes we just get lucky!

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  • June 15, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 98/55. DispositionNo active jail time! 90 day suspended license and a fine!  It is common to get 1 day in jail for every mile over 90 in this jurisdiction.

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  • June 27, 2016, Virginia Beach Circuit Court, Charge: Hit and Run Felony for injury to a person.  Disposition: Hit and Run Misdemeanor, all suspended jail time!  

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  • June 28, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 86/55. DispositionDismissed.  

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  • June 28, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 85/55. DispositionDismissed.  There was a problem with officer’s radar calibrations.

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  • June 28, 2016, Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 98/55. Disposition: He only had to serve 1 day in jail! On misdemeanor charges in Virginia, only half of all active jail time needs to be served. This is a great result given the judge often does 1 day in jail for every mile over 90.

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Reckless Driving by Speed avoided at 47 mph over limit / Brandishing a Firearm Charge Avoided http://www.peterlouielaw.com/case-results/reckless-driving-avoided-47-mph-over-limit-brandishing-firearm-charge-avoided/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:15:47 +0000 http://www.peterlouielaw.com/?p=3513 Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. April 14, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving […]

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Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit!

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • April 14, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 82/35. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 19 over.  There was a problem with the officer’s radar calibration certificates and I made a motion to strike for a dismissal.  The judge should have dismissed it but thought that was too lenient, so he reduced it to 19 over.  It wasn’t worth the cost to appeal.

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  • May 10, 2016, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 79/55. DispositionDismissed.  There was a problem with the trooper’s calibrations.  The other attorneys did not notice the error.

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  • May 20, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Speeding at 65/55. DispositionDismissed.  There was a problem with the trooper’s calibrations.  The other attorneys in the court room did not notice the error.  My client was a CDL holder.

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  • May 20, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 78/55. DispositionDismissed.  There was a problem with the trooper’s calibrations. The other attorneys in the court room did not notice the error.

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  • May 23, 2016, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving at 55/35. DispositionDefective Equipment.  Negotiated this outcome with the officer and the judge approved.

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  • May 24, 2016, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Brandishing a Firearm. Disposition: Null Prossed.  The charges were dropped by the officer.

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