Out-of-State Drivers Charged in Virginia

Out-of-State Drivers Charged in Virginia

Virginia Out-of-State DUI and Traffic Ticket Defense Attorney

If you get a speeding ticket while visiting Virginia, you may be especially tempted to just pay the fine and forget about it. Before you do, however, consider the possible benefits of contesting the ticket with help from an experienced Virginia Beach traffic ticket defense lawyer. You may be able to get the charge lowered or dismissed — thus protecting your driving record and your insurance rates.

gavel about to come down on a car, signifying the legal consequences of out-of-state drivers being chargedAt Swango Law P.C., we offer convenient and knowledgeable legal representation from a Virginia out-of-state DUI and traffic ticket defense lawyer. Every month, attorney Jason Swango handles dozens of moving violations on behalf of visitors to Virginia.

He has established a relationship in the traffic courts in and around Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads as an aggressive advocate who uses all his skill to get traffic tickets reduced or dismissed.

To schedule an initial consultation, call (757) 383-9229 or contact us online.

Friendly and Experienced Service: Getting arrested on a DUI or receiving a speeding ticket citation can ruin a visit to Virginia. Although our law firm can’t completely restore your fond opinion of Virginia, we will do our best to make your experience with Virginia traffic courts as positive as possible.

Review our history of case results to learn more about our past accomplishments.

Speeding Tickets and DUI Arrests in Virginia Beach

Perhaps you don’t even live in Virginia but were stopped while driving on I-64 or I-264 — unaware of state speed limits. Virginia’s highways generally have speed limits of 55 miles per hour. If you are used to traveling on highways with a 70 miles per hour speed limit and forgetfully drive 75 miles per hour while in Virginia, you may be facing a reckless driving charge as an out-of-state driver.

DUI arrests are common among visitors as well. Local law enforcement often set up DUI enforcement checks in tourist areas on holiday weekends — you are not the first person to fall into such a trap. You deserve practical information and honest advice from a Virginia out-of-state DUI and traffic ticket defense lawyer.

Will You Have to Appear in Person?

  • If the charge is serious enough to include jail time as a possible penalty, you will have to return to Virginia to appear in court. If this is the case, we will do our best to schedule your court appearance so that it inconveniences you as little as possible.
  • If the citation does not include jail time as a possible penalty, we may be able to petition the court to have the case tried in your absence.
  • As part of our out-of-state traffic ticket defense services, we always keep in close contact with out-of-state drivers who face traffic violations, and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best possible outcomes to cases.

Contact Virginia Beach and Norfolk Defense Lawyer Jason Swango

If you are seeking out-of-state DUI defense or out-of-state traffic ticket defense, contact Swango Law P.C. to learn more about how we can help. For a consultation, call (757) 383-9229 or contact us online for a prompt response.

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