Protecting Your Rights
Reckless Driving Cases in the Town of Herndon are Unique
Herndon is similar to Vienna, in that both are run partly through the Fairfax County court system. The Fairfax County judges are the same judges that appear in Herndon and the Fairfax County Clerks help with some of the work in Herndon.
The police officers and the prosecutors are not the same as in Fairfax. The town of Herndon hires defense attorney to prosecute cases in the city. All reckless driving cases in Herndon are heard on Wednesday’s at 9:30am.
Herndon prosecutors and officer do not negotiate reckless driving cases with the general public. If you want to work out a deal before your reckless driving trial, you need an attorney in Herndon. Additionally, the judges won’t offer you a chance to take a driver improvement class in order to reduce or dismiss your reckless driving charge. That program is not available in Herndon. Community service is also not offered as an alternative to fines or conviction in Herndon.
The Town of Herndon traffic court is located at 765 Lynn Street, Herndon, VA 22070 and there is plenty of free parking.
Penalties for Reckless Driving in Herndon
The maximum penalties for reckless driving are the same in Herndon as anywhere else in Virginia. If you are charged with reckless driving in the Town of Herndon then the worst punishment you can receive is up to twelve months in jail, six month loss of driving privileges, $2,500 in fines, court costs, six points off your Virginia DMV record and a criminal conviction.
Reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor. This means that reckless driving is criminal offense and conviction in General District Court will result in permanent criminal record. This can have serious effects on security clearance, immigration status or employment.
However, just because reckless driving has the potential to cause you serious problems does not mean that it will. There are a wide variety of possible outcomes to your reckless driving case. Talk to an experienced reckless driving attorney and find out what defenses you may have and what the likely outcome may be.
If you have been charged with reckless driving in Herndon, Call Nichols & Green PLLC for a free consultation.
If you are charged with reckless driving in the Town of Herndon can call Nichols & Green PLLC and talk to one of our attorney about your case. During your free consultation we will talk to you about your case, ask you questions and get a feel for what options you may have.
Then you are free to ask us questions and to discuss any nagging concerns you may have. Before the end of your consultation we will provide you with our legal fee, our opinion regarding the likely outcome of your case, explain what defenses we believe you may have and give you a list of things to do in order to prepare for the case.
If you have been charged with reckless driving in the Town of Herndon call us to today at (703) 215-1114