Spotsylvania Law Firm Defends You Against Traffic Violations

Providing traffic ticket defense for more than 70 years

Whether you face a minor moving violation or a major reckless-driving charge, a conviction can raise your insurance rates and jeopardize your job or your security clearance. At Jarrell, Hicks & Waldman, PC, we’ve spent more than seven decades reducing the impact of traffic tickets for drivers in the Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg areas. Our full-service firm is particularly attuned to the concerns that parents have about the consequences of juvenile traffic violations.

Fighting charges of reckless driving, speeding and other moving violations

A conviction for reckless driving, speeding or other moving violation can affect you for years to come. If you’re convicted of reckless driving in Virginia, you will have a permanent criminal record, be indexed in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database and receive six points against your driving record. The Commonwealth treats speeding 20 mph or more above the posted speed limit and hit and run with similarly harsh penalties. Visit our traffic law FAQ page for further information about reckless driving and other serious traffic offenses.

Meticulous lawyers review every aspect of your traffic stop

When they get a ticket, many Virginians make the mistake of going to court alone or simply paying the fine and accepting the points on their license. An experienced attorney stands a far better chance of getting the ticket thrown out or reduced. Factors you haven’t considered may provide you the basis for a defense — the time of day, the weather and traffic conditions. At Jarrell, Hicks & Waldman, PC, we review every detail of cases in the Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg areas to help reduce the effects of traffic charges including:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Running a red light

What should I do when my child gets a traffic ticket?

Most juvenile traffic violations are classified as infractions and may be paid with no court appearance. But paying the ticket waives your right to trial and may result in points on your child’s license, a mandatory driver’s improvement class and lost driving privileges if too many points are accumulated. The Spotsylvania attorneys at Jarrell, Hicks & Waldman, PC protect the driving privileges of juveniles in traffic violation cases involving:

  • DUI
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving without an operator’s license
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Failure to keep the vehicle in control
  • Violation of curfew
  • Operating a vehicle while texting
  • Violation of passenger restrictions

Don’t let a traffic ticket cause unnecessary damage

When you or your child is charged with a traffic violation, the defense attorneys at Jarrell, Hicks & Waldman, PC are ready to help. Call (540) 582-5300 to set a consultation, or contact us online for appointment scheduling. We serve clients in and around Fredericksburg, Thornburg, Spotsylvania, Corbin, Woodford, Hartwood, Partlow, Richardsville, Locust Grove, Brooke, Ladysmith, Stafford, Lignum, Goldvein, Rappahannock Academy, Garrisonville, Sumerduck, Caroline County, Fauquier County, Hanover County, King George County, Orange County, Spotsylvania County and Stafford County. Our offices are in the historic Spotswood Inn.