When faced with a legal problem, you or your loved ones are generally best served by seeking the help of a lawyer. The legal systems and processes can be complex, so hiring a lawyer with years of experience is often the best course of action to go about your case the right way. We will help you throughout the process and advise you on the best possible course of action in defending your case.

Joyner Law has represented clients in Chesterfield County for years, and we are dedicated to helping you with your case from beginning to end, whether you’re dealing with a traffic ticket such as speeding, reckless driving, DUI and DWI cases, or any other criminal charge. You can trust us to help you navigate the complexities of your case and get the best outcome possible for you or your loved ones.


Speeding in Chesterfield County is a common traffic offense that we see frequently. Whether you are a resident of Virginia or you are just a visitor, the best option would be to seek help from Chesterfield County Va Lawyers to help you try to avoid a conviction. While the penalties of a speeding ticket or other traffic offense typically come with a fine, the consequences of that conviction showing up on your driving record can lead to points, higher insurance rates, a possible license suspension, or in some cases, you could lose your job if your employment is tied to your driving record.

An attorney can often help mitigate or even eliminate those outcomes. Our attorneys can help you in determining that the police or law enforcement officer actually produce credible and admissible evidence that proves you indeed were speeding. You have rights, even in a traffic violation or speeding ticket case that you can assert in defending yourself. Also, after the evidence is presented, our lawyers can help to mitigate and request for a lesser penalty for you or to avoid the conviction entirely. Having handled thousands of matters involving speeding tickets before, our lawyers know the right steps to take while addressing this traffic offense.

Reckless Driving

The offense of reckless driving in Chesterfield County can be charged in a wide range of conduct. The charges could be based on reckless driving in parking lots, reckless by speed, reckless driving that threatens the life, limb, or property of yourself or others, or reckless driving by not observing some other traffic rule. 

The penalties that one might face after being charged with reckless driving are stiff. They range from fines which might be up to $2,500, getting a reckless driving ticket resulting in a criminal conviction, or active jail time. When charged with Reckless Driving in Chesterfield County you should certainly consider seeking help from our attorneys. The attorneys from Joyner Law are ready to help through these situations. They know how to handle such matters either by coming up with defense, seeking a lesser penalty or in some instances have the case withdrawn or dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

A conviction for DUI / DWI comes with a mandatory license suspension of one year. For most of our clients,  losing their license for a year is crippling. In certain cases, there is a mandatory jail sentence as well. Also, the conviction will appear on your criminal record and driving record showing both employers and insurance companies that you have been previously convicted of driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated. This could potentially ruin your chances while applying for a job in future or cost thousands in higher insurance premiums. The penalties are often stiffer for those who have multiple DUIs. That is why you need to seek help from Chesterfield County Va Lawyers.

The qualified DUI lawyers at Joyner Law can help to guide you through the process, advise you whether to take a plea or what plea you might be able to take, or take your case to trial. To add on that, they can help you to properly file an administrative review against any statutory license suspension pending trial. Joyner Law can help with your DWI or DUI case in Chesterfield County.

Driving without a license or driving with a suspended license

Driving without a license or with a suspended license are misdemeanors in Virginia. This qualifies them as a criminal case thus meaning you can end up facing a criminal conviction if they are found guilty of this offense. They can attract severe penalties or even jail time when one is convicted of the crime.

We have successfully helped people who have been caught up in such cases. This types of cases can be complicated to remedy as it requires not only preparing the case to go forward in court, but also requires advisory assistance in dealing with whatever the underlying suspension is about with the DMV. However, with the help of the right attorneys, they can guide you on the process involved so that if possible, you can avoid some of the penalties. Also, if there are any defenses which can suffice, the attorneys can use them to your advantage.

Hit and run offenses

You need to acquire the help of Chesterfield County Va Lawyers from the Joyner Law if you are being charged with a hit and run offense. A hit and run charge can be brought against you when you are suspected of having hit someone or property with your vehicle then you took off.

The severity of the penalties usually varies depending on just how grievous the hit and run was. Certain circumstances can even warrant a felony charge. This misdemeanor can also attract hefty fines as well as jail time. However, our diligent Joyner Law attorneys can help to mitigate the sentence that will be imposed. In addition, they can guide you through making decision which impacts you legally.

Eluding the police

Eluding charges are usually brought against someone when they do not stop, or they run despite a police officer showing them a sign that they need to stop. You may be jointly charged with reckless driving if you are not careful with how you drive in the process of running away from the police officer. This offense penalty of this offense varies depending on the classification of eluding it falls under. With the help of a lawyer, you can be able to identify some of the defenses which can apply to your case.

In addition to the above-listed cases which can be handled by our firm, we are always ready and willing to have consultations on some of the other criminal and traffic offenses which are considered to be minor offenses. They include but are not limited to; failing to obey traffic signs, evading a traffic control device or driving the wrong way.

Criminal Cases

When you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges in a federal or state court, you need knowledgeable advice, quality representation, as well as a great understanding of your options. The lawyers at Joyner Law have been representing clients charged with criminal offenses, with great success. Our criminal defense attorneys are highly skilled and experienced when it comes to all criminal cases – whether you have been charged with murder or shoplifting. No matter how small or big your case is, you can always depend on Caroline County VA Lawyers at Joyner Law, to provide the best legal representation available. If a not guilty verdict or a dismissal of the charges is possible, then we will do everything we can to secure that outcome. We will also use our experience and skills to secure a reduction of the consequences, based on the prevailing circumstances in the case.

Contact Joyner PLLC Today

There are many reasons as to why you should acquire a Chesterfield County Va Lawyer from Joyner Law. Our diligent lawyers are willing to go an extra mile by providing exceptional services. They will work to present every avenue of defense, if necessary mitigate the sentence as much as possible, and make sure that the Commonwealth of Virginia fully and correctly presents it’s case against you and work to have your charges dismissed if it can’t. Call us today as we are looking forward to establishing a long-term relationship with you through providing reliable legal services.

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