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VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Four Facts about Fairfax County Reckless Driving Charges

1) Fairfax County General District Court does not allow defendants to negotiate a plea deal with prosecutors or the officers. The only way to work out a deal is to hire an attorney.

2) If you are charged with reckless driving by speed in Fairfax County GDC, you can avoid appearing in court for your case if: a) you hire an attorney, b) you give your attorney written authority to act in your name, c) and if you are not facing the realistic possibility of jail time.

3) Don’t ask a judge in Fairfax to order you to driving school in exchange for a dismissal or reduction of your charge. They don’t have any driving school programs in Fairfax GDC.

4) Fairfax is huge and very busy. There are dozens of judges (full time and part-time) and there are over a dozen prosecutors. Knowing how each of these people treat reckless driving is important to defending against reckless driving in Fairfax GDC. If you are charged with reckless driving in Fairfax hire a local attorney who specializes in reckless driving.

For more information about how reckless driving handles reckless driving charges check out this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e-iKv7PwvM