Traffic Tickets in Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County and Commonwealth of Virginia police officers take traffic offenses extremely seriously. It’s their job to enforce the strict local and state traffic laws and issue citations for violations. Officers routinely issue tickets for speeding, moving violations, driving under the influence (DUI), driving with a revoked or suspended license, and more. Why should you hire an experienced attorney for a Virginia traffic ticket? Because although a ticket may seem like just an inconvenience, it can have other, more subtle long-term consequences. You could lose your driving privileges temporarily or permanently; your auto insurance rates could skyrocket, costing you thousands over the next few years; you could even be sentenced to time in jail!

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Consequences for Mecklenburg County Traffic Convictions

Traffic violations in Mecklenburg County are classified as infractions, misdemeanors, or felonies, depending on the circumstances involved in each case. Possible penalties if you are found guilty include:

  • Fines and court fees—up to $2,500!
  • Suspension or revocation of your driver’s license
  • “Points” on your Virginia driver’s license (which can lead to suspension or revocation if you obtain enough points within a certain time frame)
  • Increased auto insurance rates or inability to obtain coverage
  • Mandatory continuing driver’s education courses
  • Community service
  • Jail time

There are many different types of traffic violations in Virginia. If you have been ticketed for any of the following, you need to contact an attorney who is experienced in defending Virginia traffic violations:

  • Driving without a valid driver’s license
  • Driving on a revoked or suspended driver’s license
  • Failure to provide proof of required auto insurance
  • Moving violations
  • Evading/fleeing from police
  • Leaving the scene of an accident (“hit & run”)
  • Reckless driving Driving page
  • Speeding

Experienced Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys

Navigating the Mecklenburg County traffic court system can be overwhelming. To give yourself the best chance of avoiding serious consequences and reducing the stress and uncertainty of the legal process, retain a lawyer who understands the local laws and practices. The experienced attorneys at Leavitt & Martin will help protect your record and advocate for your interests. We will defend your rights and help decrease your chances of incurring high fines, moving violation points on your license, or even more significant penalties.
Our traffic ticket defense attorneys have years of experience contesting traffic violations in Mecklenburg County. We’ll be your copilot through the entire process, from start to finish, helping you safely navigate to the best possible resolution.

We’re Proud of Our Success and Our Clients’ Satisfaction

We have helped many clients satisfactorily resolve a wide variety of traffic violations, and we are pleased to share their recommendations. Recently, we helped a previous client contest a new traffic citation; on both occasions, we helped him resolve his cases without incurring fines, court costs, or driving record points—the best possible outcome in both cases.

Quality Representation

We are happy to offer a no-obligation, free consultation to discuss the facts of your case. If you choose to retain us, our rates are transparent and reasonable for both simple and complex matters. Our friendly, straightforward attorneys are honest advocates who will vigorously fight for your rights. We will help you resolve your traffic matters as quickly as possible with the best possible results. If you have received a traffic citation in Mecklenburg County, call us directly at 804-873-4004 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.

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