About Attorney Justin Ervin

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Fairfax Reckless Driving Lawyer




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Reckless driving is a serious criminal offense in Virginia.  Because a reckless driving conviction can result in serious penalties that can affect job prospects, security clearances, and driving records, it is strongly recommended that you consult with an experienced Fairfax reckless driving attorney.

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Do I Need a Lawyer?

Driving in a manner that endangers life, limb, or property can result in a traffic stop and a citation for reckless driving. However, in Virginia, you are unable to simply pay the fine. Rather, you must appear in court for sentencing trial.  Because you are facing a criminal conviction, a lawyer by your side is strongly recommended.

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What Are Potential Penalties?

Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor offense that can result in up to $2,500 in fines, a six-month driver’s license suspension, and up to a year in jail. Further, six points will be added to your driving record for the criminal violation (if licensed in Virginia).

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Justin Ervin, Esq.

Experienced Reckless Driving Lawyer

Justin Ervin is a Virginia criminal defense attorney based in Alexandria, Virginia, and he is a founding partner of Ervin Kibria PLLC.  Justin Ervin has extensive experience representing individuals charged with reckless driving and other traffic offenses in Fairfax and throughout Northern Virginia.  If you’ve been charged with reckless driving in Fairfax, be sure to give attorney Justin Ervin a call for a free consultation.

Reckless Driving Lawyer

Dedicated Legal Defense

Justin understands that his clients are coming to him in some of the most stressful times in their lives.  Clients value him because of his compassion and ability to relieve their stress through his excellent advocacy.  He firmly believes that everyone who goes through the system, whether they are accused of violating the law, going through a divorce, being evicted, or just want to write up a will, needs an advocate. They need someone on their side -someone who will listen to them, address their needs, explain the complex and sometimes contradictory aspects of the law. In addition, by keeping his overhead low, he knows he can offer reasonable prices to help people with all sorts of legal problems.

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Justin enjoys litigating cases. He is always willing to conduct a motion hearing or trial. It is his belief that being prepared and willing to fight for his clients is the only way to practice criminal defense. Each motion hearing and trial brings with it additional and invaluable experience and as an attorney you should always try to be better and get better for your client.  This is the dedication and passion Justin brings to Ervin Kibria PLLC.


Fairfax Reckless Driving Attorney

Reckless driving is a criminal offense with severe consequences in Virginia.  It is critically important to discuss your case with a qualified Fairfax County traffic attorney.

What is Reckless Driving in Fairfax?

Virginia reckless driving charge is a crime. Reckless driving is usually charged as a Class 1 misdemeanor in Fairfax county.  This is the highest level of misdemeanor in Virginia.  It can also be charged as a felony.  A conviction for a Virginia reckless driving charge will remainon your criminal record.


Convictions for traffic infractions drop off a Virginia driving record eventually.  A criminal conviction, however, will never go away.  In Virginia, criminal convictions cannot be expunged. It is important to contact an experienced Virginia reckless driving lawyer to avoid a conviction for a Virginia reckless driving charge.  If a conviction cannot be avoided, a Virginia reckless driving lawyer can help to obtain the best possible outcome.


Unlike speeding tickets, you cannot pre-pay a fine for a Virginia reckless driving charge. You must show up to court.


Penalties for a Virginia reckless driving charge include jail time up to one year, and a fine up to $2500.   The court may also order that the driver’s license be suspended for up to six months.

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Types of Reckless Driving

  1. Speeding at 20+ miles per hour over the speed limit;
  2. Driving at speeds over 80 mph — Virginia Code Section 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit
  3. Driving in a manner generally endangering the life, limb or property of others — Virginia Code Section 46.2-852.
  4. Improperly passing a stopped school bus — Virginia Code Section 46.2-859.
  5. Driving at speeds too fast for traffic conditions regardless of speed limit — Virginia Code Section 46.2-861.
  6. Reckless Driving in a parking lot — Virginia Code Section 46.2-864.
  7. Failing to give a proper turning or stopping signal — Virginia Code Section 46.2-860.
  8. Driving with faulty brakes and driving while vehicle not under proper control — Virginia Code Section 46.2-853.
  9. Overtaking, passing, or failing to yield to an emergency vehicle — Virginia Code Section 46.2-829.
  10. Racing — Virginia Code Section 46.2-865.
  11. Passing a vehicle at a crest of a hill, on a curve, or on a grade — Virginia Code Section 46.2-854.
  12. Overloaded vehicle such as to obstruct or with driver’s control or view — Virginia Code Section 46.2-855.
  13. Overtaking or passing another vehicle at a railroad grade crossing —
    Virginia Code Section 46.2-858
  14. Failure to yield right-of-way to other vehicles when merging onto highway — Virginia Code Section 46.2-863.
  15. Passing two other vehicles side by side — Virginia Code Section 46.2-856.
  16. Driving a vehicle two abreast in a single lane —
    Virginia Code Section 46.2-857.

How Can You Help My Case?

Reckless driving is not just a simple traffic ticket.  There are very reasonable, effective defenses that can be employed to protect your criminal record and driving record.

Can I Help My Attorney Defend Me Against Virginia Reckless Driving Charges?


After talking to an experienced criminal and traffic defense lawyer, your Reckless Driving attorney may recommend that you take some of the following actions:


Get a copy of your Virginia driving record prior to court date


First, you may be requested to obtain a copy of your current driving record from the state where you are licensed. After reviewing your record, your attorney can provide you with an assessment of what risks you may face in court and what potential difficulties may prevent a successful resolution of your case. For instance, if you have a prior DUI, Reckless Driving charge, or multiple speeding tickets, resolving you case in Fairfax may be more difficult than if you had a perfect record.


If recommended by your lawyer, have your vehicle’s speedometer calibrated before your Reckless Driving trial.


You should not necessarily do this without talking to an attorney beforehand. If you choose The Gordon Law Firm to be your Virginia reckless driving lawyers, we will direct you to automobile mechanics that have “dynamometers”. A dynamometer is like a treadmill. A trained mechanic runs the speed of the treadmill from 10 to 65 mph or more and compares the dynamometer reading to what your vehicle’s speedometer is telling the car’s owner.

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