Any Reckless Driving charge above 100 mph in Fairfax County is a serious charge with a real possibility of jail time. Fairfax Reckless Driving attorney Jonathan Oates had a client charged with reckless at 102 mph. Not only was this client looking for no jail time, but her objective was also to avoid a reckless and a criminal record altogether.
With a major challenge ahead, Oates prepared and guided his client to put her in the best position to eliminate a criminal reckless driving conviction. Based on his guidance and a challenge to the officer’s evidence, Oates was able to persuade both the prosecutor and judge to not only reduce the reckless driving to a speeding charge but to lower the speed from 102 mph to 74 mph in a 55 mph zone.
If you are facing a reckless driving charge in Fairfax County, call the attorneys at Krum Gergely & Oates today. They have the knowledge, experience, and know-how to help with even the more serious Reckless Driving charges.
About Jonathan Oates
Criminal defense attorney Jonathan R. Oates is an experienced, aggressive, and passionate advocate defender of his clients and their rights. He has successfully represented thousands of clients and fought hundreds of trials in front of both judges and juries. Jon takes great pride in not only fighting for his clients, but also understanding them, their backgrounds, and helping them achieve the best possible outcome for their case.
In his free time, Jon loves snowboarding in fresh powder, rooting for his favorite team the Washington Wizards, and going for long hikes with his dog.