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Can I Petition to Have Traffic Fines Reduced Even if the Case is Old?

published by Andrew Flusche on February 21, 2014

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Typically not. In Virginia you have several options if you have been found guilty of a traffic or misdemeanor offense. However, your options expire very quickly as time goes by. Your first option to try to have your fine reduced would be to file a motion to reopen the case. This option expires 60 days […]

I am 17 and got a Ticket. Will my License be Suspended?

published by Andrew Flusche on February 20, 2014

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If you are a driver who is 16 or 17 years old, the DMV has different rules that govern whether or not you get suspended for tickets. In general, the best rule of thumb is that for a first ticket the DMV will not suspend you, but the court might depending upon the actual nature […]

sign the speeding ticket

If you’re issued a ticket for a traffic or misdemeanor offense in Virginia, the officer brings the ticket to you and normally asks you to sign on the form. A lot of times people wonder what that means when they’re signing the ticket. When you read the Virginia Uniform Summons, you will see that the […]

VA Uniform Summons

If you receive a ticket or Virginia Uniform Summons, you need to double check all the information on the summons. Errors on the ticket could be a defense that we could use in court for your case. This is a good reason for you to give me a call to discuss the specifics of your […]

Online Traffic School

published by Andrew Flusche on February 6, 2014

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There are many types of different traffic schools and driver improvement programs in Virginia that may be utilized for your traffic or misdemeanor case. In this article, we’ll talk about online traffic schools and whether or not it’s a good option for you to pursue. What is Online Traffic School? Online traffic schools in Virginia […]

Can Police Run Radar in The Rain?

published by Andrew Flusche on January 31, 2014

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A lot of clients and potential clients wonder if the police are able to use their radar unit while it’s raining. Some people claim that the rain causes interference, which could invalidate the radar reading. Unfortunately, most of the judges I practice in front of will let an officer testify to their radar reading even […]

Was the officer mistaken when he clocked my vehicle?

published by Andrew Flusche on November 24, 2013

I talk to many potential clients who think that the officer must have been mistaken when he clocked their vehicle and claimed they were going a certain speed on the interstate. This typically happens when someone is charged with reckless driving, for example, and they’re very upset about the nature of the charge. They simply […]

Virginia Speedometer Calibration Demo and Sample Calibration

published by Andrew Flusche on October 30, 2013

If you’re thinking about getting your speedometer calibrated, you need to make sure it will be admissible in court. Instead of just telling clients what to do, I went straight to the source. I recorded the entire calibration process, so you can see what the mechanic should be doing. For calibrations in the greater Fredericksburg […]

Virginia Traffic Court Defense

published by Andrew Flusche on September 16, 2013

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When you have a charge pending in Virginia traffic court there’s quite a few considerations you need to make. You need to understand what kind of charge you’re facing, which specific court you’re supposed to go to, and, most importantly, whether or not you should bring a lawyer. Which Virginia traffic court are you due […]

Help with Virginia Uniform Summons

published by Andrew Flusche on September 12, 2013

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A Virginia Uniform Summons is a ticket. In Virginia, when you’re given a traffic ticket, and even some misdemeanor charges, the officer writes out the charge on a document called a Virginia Uniform Summons. This document is basically saying that you are summoned to appear in court on the indicated date to answer for the […]