DUI Charge Against Client Amended to Reckless Driving

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

A client of Waltrip & Campbell, PC, represented by Stephen E. Campbell, Esq., had his Driving Under the Influence charge amended by the Commonwealth’s Attorney as part of a plea agreement in December 2018.  Client was stopped for a traffic infraction and an investigation ensued into whether the driver was intoxicated.  After completing field sobriety tests and taking a preliminary …

DUI Charge Against Client Dropped by Prosecutor

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

A client of Waltrip & Campbell, PC, represented by Stephen E. Campbell, Esq., had his DUI charged dropped by the Commonwealth’s Attorney due to the charge being brought in the improper venue.  Client was involved in a motor vehicle accident and subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  The alleged offense took place approximately 960 feet outside of …

Client Found Not Guilty of DUI After Motion to Suppress Arrest Granted

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

A client of Waltrip & Campbell, PC, represented by Stephen E. Campbell, Esq., was found Not Guilty of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court.  Mr. Campbell’s Client’s vehicle was pulled over in Colonial Williamsburg after failing to stop at a stop sign.  After the police administered a battery of field sobriety tests, …

Client Found Not Guilty of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

A client of Waltrip & Campbell, PC, represented by Stephen E. Campbell, Esq., was found not guilty of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court after trial in the Fall of 2018. The Court found there was insufficient evidence the client was voluntarily intoxicated/under the influence of self-administered narcotic while operating a motor …

Client’s DUI Charge Dismissed After Motion to Suppress Vehicle Stop Sustained

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

A client of Waltrip & Campbell, PC, represented by Stephen E. Campbell, Esq., had his Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol charge dismissed by the judge in the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court in November, 2017 after the judge granted Mr. Campbell’s Motion to Suppress the stop of Client’s vehicle as unconstitutional.  The defendant was pulled over on Richmond …

The Reality of Expungement of Police and Court Records in Virginia

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense

Criminal convictions, arrests, and even police investigations can have wide-ranging collateral consequences on an individual.  Records relating to such events can prevent advancement in one’s career or even getting your career started. Virginia has enacted a law that allows for the expungement of police and court records under certain circumstances.  Virginia allows for any person who is charged with a …

Common Estate Planning Documents in Virginia

Stephen CampbellEstate Planning

Meeting with an estate planning attorney at Waltrip & Campbell, P.C. to discuss your unique situation will provide you with peace-of-mind knowing that your affairs will be taken care of regardless of what life throws at you. Estate planning is just as much about planning for the remainder of your life as it is planning for your family members after your death.  There are …

SPEEDING TICKETS AND TRAFFIC TICKETS IN VIRGINIA

Stephen CampbellCriminal Defense

VIRGINIA TRAFFIC AND SPEEDING TICKETS BY THE NUMBERS According to a 2012 Fairfax News article, during the Commonwealth’s 2010 fiscal year, Virginia’s courts accumulated $238,314,876 from all traffic tickets.  Needless to say, $238 million means that quite a few traffic tickets were issued on Virginia’s 75,000 miles of roadway.  According to Fairfax News, which cites analysis from AAA Mid-Atlantic, $101 …