Dinwiddie County Reckless Driving Lawyers
Our Richmond based law firm specializes in representing clients who have been charged with reckless driving in Dinwiddie, Virginia. We specialize in providing legal representation for clients who have been charged with reckless driving on Dinwiddie, Virginia area roads and highways. Being charged with reckless driving in Virginia is a criminal offense, and if convicted you could face jail time and a fine up to $2,500. If you’ve been charged with reckless driving in Dinwiddie county then you need to have an experienced reckless driving lawyer who has experience within the Dinwiddie county court.
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Below are the penalties and possible punishments if you are convicted of reckless driving in Dinwiddie, Virginia.
What Are the Penalties for Reckless Driving in Dinwiddie, Virginia?
§ 46.2-868. Reckless driving; penalties.
A. Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
B. Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article who, when he committed the offense, (i) was driving without a valid operator’s license due to a suspension or revocation for a moving violation and, (ii) as the sole and proximate result of his reckless driving, caused the death of another, is guilty of a Class 6 felony.
Punishment for a Class 1 Misdemeanor in Dinwiddie, Virginia
§ 18.2-11. Punishment for conviction of misdemeanor.
The authorized punishments for conviction of a misdemeanor are:
(a) For Class 1 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.
(b) For Class 2 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than six months and a fine of not more than $1,000, either or both.
(c) For Class 3 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $500.
(d) For Class 4 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $250.
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