Washington Criminal Lawyer, Jason S. Newcombe
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Reckless driving is a serious crime, carrying with it fines of up to $5,000 dollars and up to 1 year imprisonment. It also brings an automatic license suspension of 30 days. It is defined by Washington state law (RCW 46.61.500) as driving with “willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.” The onus is on the prosecution, however, to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that an individual was driving without care for the safety of others or of property.
Washington criminal attorney Jason S. Newcombe can effectively counter the speculative aspects of these charges. For over 30 years, our firm has successfully defended the rights of clients accused of reckless driving. We will explore all aspects of your case, including the basis for the stop, and the nature of the driving offense, as perceived by the law enforcement officer. We will carefully compile the facts to strengthen your defense, and then aggressively pursue reduction or dismissal of the charges.
A reckless driving conviction is a major hit to your driving record and counts as one point under Washington's "habitual traffic offender” laws. If you get three points in any five-year period, you are subject to a mandatory seven-year license revocation. Your insurance rates will also undoubtedly increase. Our firm can help keep you from being railroaded in court, based on the opinion of one police officer.
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Attorneys at our firm stand ready to provide you with proven legal advice, and dedicated criminal defense in court. Contact a Washington reckless driving lawyer at the firm for committed legal support if you or someone you love has been charged with reckless driving.
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