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Reckless Driving (75/55) Dismissed After Deferred Disposition in Northampton, VA

Client was charged with the criminal offense of Reckless Driving (75/55) in Northampton County, VA. A conviction of Reckless Driving in Virginia can have consequences such as a permanent conviction of a class 1 misdemeanor, active and suspended jail time for a maximum of 12 months, a suspension of your driver’s license for a maximum of 6 months, a maximum fine of $2500, demerit points on your driving record, and increased auto-insurance rates. Client is from Pennsylvania and Mr. Huff was able to resolve the case without our client having to appear in court. Mr. Huff presented mitigating evidence to the judge and was able to get our client's charge reduced to a non-criminal offense. In addition to that, Mr. Huff was able to convince the judge to continue the case and then dismiss the charge on the next court date. This is called a “deferred disposition."

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Petit Larceny Dismissed After Deferred Disposition in York, VA

Client was charged with the criminal offense of Petit Larceny (i.e., Shoplifting) in York, VA. A conviction of Petit Larceny in Virginia can have consequences such as a permanent conviction of a class 1 misdemeanor, active and suspended jail time for a maximum of 12 months, a maximum fine of $2500, and being banned from the property where the offense occurred. If anyone is convicted of Petit Larceny, judges will almost always impose an active jail sentence even if you have a spotless criminal record. Mr. Huff presented mitigating evidence to the judge and was able to convince the judge to continue the case and then dismiss the charge on the next court date. This is called a “deferred disposition."

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Tunnel Height Violation Dismissed in Hampton, VA

Client is a CDL holder that was charged with the criminal offense of Tunnel Height Violation in Hampton, VA. The officer alleged that the height of our client’s trailer exceeded that permitted in the westbound tunnel of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, which is 13'6". A conviction of Tunnel Height Violation in Virginia can have consequences such as a permanent conviction of a misdemeanor, demerit points on your driving record that will, in turn, affect your CDL and your employment, and a "mandatory" fine of $1,000 for a 1st offense or $2,500 fine for a 2nd or subsequent offense. Client is from North Carolina and Mr. Huff was able to resolve the case without our client having to appear in court. Mr. Huff went to trial on the case and the judge found our client not guilty and dismissed the charge.

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Tunnel Height Violation Dismissed in Hampton, VA

Client is a CDL holder that was charged with the criminal offense of Tunnel Height Violation in Hampton, VA. The officer alleged that the height of our client’s trailer exceeded that permitted in the westbound tunnel of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, which is 13'6". A conviction of Tunnel Height Violation in Virginia can have consequences such as a permanent conviction of a misdemeanor, demerit points on your driving record that will, in turn, affect your CDL and your employment, and a "mandatory" fine of $1,000 for a 1st offense or $2,500 fine for a 2nd or subsequent offense. Client is from Georgia and Mr. Huff was able to resolve the case without our client having to appear in court. Mr. Huff went to trial on the case and the judge found our client not guilty and dismissed the charge upon payment of court costs.

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DUI Dismissed in Chesapeake, VA

Client was charged with the criminal offense of Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) in Chesapeake, VA. A conviction of DUI in Virginia can have consequences such as a permanent conviction of a class 1 misdemeanor, active and suspended jail time for a maximum of 12 months, a mandatory suspension of your driver’s license for a minimum of 12 months, installation of an ignition interlock system in your vehicle for a minimum of 6 months, mandatory alcohol and substance abuse education ("VASAP") and/or treatment, maximum fine of $2500, demerit points on your driving record, increased auto-insurance rates, and difficulties with employment. This case was an appeal in the Circuit Court as our client lost his first DUI trial in the General District Court. At the appeal, Mr. Huff went to trial on the case for the second time and the judge found our client not guilty and dismissed the charge.

Note: The Circuit Court does not list the attorney of record on their website.

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