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Reckless Driving In Virginia Out Of State Driver Dinwiddie

If you have been charged with a reckless driving ticket in Virginia and are concerned about the punishment you may be facing, then

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James v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant sought review before the court after he was convicted on charges of reckless driving, driving on a suspended operator’s

license, and speeding to elude, and he claimed that his rights under the Double Jeopardy Clause of U.S. Const. amend. V and Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-294 were violated when

the driver was again tried in another court on identical charges brought by a different police officer of out of state.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-294 reads that if the same act be a violation of two or more statutes, or of two or more ordinances, or

    of one or more statutes and also one or more ordinances, conviction under one of such statutes or ordinances shall be a bar to a prosecution or proceeding under the

    other or others. Furthermore, if the same act be a violation of both a state and a federal statute, a prosecution under the federal statute shall be a bar to a

    prosecution under the state statute.

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your reckless driving ticket.  An attorney from our firm will do his best

to help you.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary

experience to assist you with this matter.

Article written by A Sris
Sris Law Group
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