Spotsylvania Juvenile Reckless Driving Defense


If your son or daughter received a reckless driving ticket in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and they’re under 18 years old, you’re in the right place to learn what to do.

Reckless driving tickets in Virginia can be issued for a wide variety of offenses ranging from pure speed to accidents to cases where the person is accused of simply stealing their tires. There are many different version of reckless driving in Virginia.

If your son or daughter is facing a reckless driving charge in the Spotsylvania Juvenile Domestic Relations Court, you should know that it’s a tough court to be in. The judge is kind of a no-nonsense judge, and, depending on the situation, it may be very difficult to avoid a conviction of reckless driving in the Juvenile Domestic Relations Court.

The normal judge in Spotsylvania Juvenile Domestic Relations Court is Judge Fines. For reckless driving by speed cases, it’s difficult to get the charge reduced in his court. If it’s another type of reckless driving, such as reckless driving general or reckless driving for failure to maintain control of the vehicle, that may be a case that we have some room to argue in the juvenile court to try to keep Judge Fines from finding your child guilty of the offense.

The good news is that even if your child is found guilty of reckless driving, they have an absolute right to appeal the case for a new trial in Circuit Court. That is an absolute right in Virginia that no one can take away.

In other words, you can go to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and even if the judge in Spotsylvania finds your child guilty of reckless driving, we can appeal it the Circuit Court and have a brand new shot at getting a better outcome.

If you child was found guilty of reckless driving by speed in Spotsylvania Juvenile Domestic Relations Court, you should definitely contact me so we can discuss how we can approach the case on appeal to try to get it reduced to a lesser offense like simple speeding or improper driving. That is definitely within the realm of possibility depending upon the circumstances.

As you can see, juvenile cases can be quite complicated especially in Spotsylvania County and that’s why you should definitely contact me today if your son or daughter received a ticket so we can begin discussing what we can do about it.

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Andrew Flusche

My name is Andrew Flusche. I am a traffic and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Virginia. I limit my practice to traffic tickets and misdemeanor defense, so I know the ins and outs of these offenses. I literally wrote the book on reckless driving in Virginia which you can get on Amazon here or download for free here. I opened my practice in 2008 after earning my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Since then, I have earned over 600 5-star reviews from happy clients on Google, Yelp, and Facebook. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor offense in Virginia, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Your initial consultation is always free, and you'll talk directly with me about the details of your case.

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