Traffic Offense Lawyer in Newport News
Have you been cited for a traffic offense or moving violation in Virginia?
With almost 40 years of experience, our Newport News traffic offense attorney
can help you resolve this issue. We offer an abundance of information
regarding traffic violations and how demerit points are received. Virginia's
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) takes traffic violations seriously,
which is why you will need the attention of our firm.
Penalties for Virginia Moving Violations
If you are facing a moving violation, the DMV will be notified and specific
actions will be taken. You can face the following
penalties if convicted of a traffic violation:
- The conviction will be posted to your driving record
- You will be assigned demerit points
- Your license may be suspended
- You may need to complete a driver improvement clinic
- Your insurance company will be notified
Each traffic violation carries specific demerit points that affect your
ability to drive. Violations are grouped based on the number of DMV demerit
points that are assigned to each violation. The lowest level offenses
will result in a three-point violation, the next level will result in
a four-point violation, and the most severe offenses will result in a
Posts to Your Record
A conviction of a traffic violation will remain on your record for a set
amount of time depending on the severity of the offense. If you receive
an order of revocation, your conviction can stay on your record for an
extended period of time. Demerit points can remain on your record for
two years from the date you committed the offense.
Our Newport News Criminal Attorney Serves All of Hampton Roads
At Larry King Law, we can help you purse a favorable case result. At Larry
King Law, we offer diligent representation handling our clients' traffic
tickets. We encourage you to schedule a
free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to get started.
Contact our firm today!