July 29, 2013

How much is a ticket for running a red light?

If you’ve run a red light in Manassas, Fairfax or Arlington recently, you understandably may be wondering, “How much is a ticket for running a red light?”

Read below for more information on the penalties for running a red light in Virginia.

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How to Check if I Got a Red Light Ticket in Virginia

How to Check if I Got a Red Light Ticket in Virginia

Did you recently run a red light and are worried that a traffic camera photographed your license plate? Are you wondering “how to check if I got a red light ticket in Virginia”?

If so, read below for more information about your possible red light ticket violation.

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Is it possible to get my record expunged?

Under Virginia law, an expungement petition generally will be considered if a person was charged with a criminal offense and he or she was either (i) acquitted or (ii) the case was dismissed or nolle prosequied. The proceeding takes place in Circuit Court, and the Commonwealth Attorney acts as a defendant in the case.

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Will I Be Admitted To Bail Before My Trial?

Generally, the judge will grant bail unless there is probable cause to believe that you are a flight risk and/or a danger to the public. In making this determination, the judge will consider your current charge, criminal history, community ties (e.g., family in the area, whether you are employed/attend school, etc.), and other factors.

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What Is A Felony?

What Is A Felony?

Felonies are the most serious of crimes, and the minimum penalty under the law always calls for at least one year in prison. There are six classes of felonies in Virginia.

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