Hanover Traffic Attorney 

Have you been issued a summons for a reckless driving or speeding traffic violation in Hanover, Virginia?  Contact Hanover traffic lawyer Trey Mattox for a free consultation, (804) 451-6033 or email trey@mattoxlawpc.com.

Hanover Virginia Traffic Lawyer

Hanover County is located just west of Richmond has two primary highways, Interstate 95 and Interstate 295.  Both highways account for the large portion of the traffic related offenses in Hanover.  Mattox Law is ready to help guide you through complicated legal process with knowledgeable representation.  I handle a variety of traffic related offenses including Reckless Driving, DUI, Driving on a Suspended License, Speeding, and Possession of Marijuana.  Mattox Law represents individuals charged with traffic crimes and infractions throughout Hanover County including Elmont, Ashland, Mechanicsville, Montpelier, Atlee, Old Church, Beaverdam, Doswell,  Rockville, and Studley.

Reckless Driving

Reckless driving is one of the primary offenses I see in Hanover.  The severity of this offense comes as quite a surprise to many of my clients. The most prevalent reckless driving statute is Virginia Code § 46.2-862 Exceeding Speed Limit.  This statute defines reckless driving as:

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the
Commonwealth (i) at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.

As a class 1 misdemeanor, reckless driving carries very significant penalties including a $2,500 fine, six month license suspension, and 12 months in jail.  There are also several secondary consequences such as:

o   Increased insurance premiums costing you hundreds of dollars!

o   Points on your driving record lead to license suspensions!

o   Failed criminal background checks affecting employment and security clearance opportunities!

Hanover General District Court

It is vitally important to hire an attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in Hanover County. The judge can be particular about the way he or she likes certain things completed and presented to the court.  I often have my client complete some of these items prior to court and it is important to ensure everything is completed properly.  Below please find links to blog articles describing some of the mitigation evidence I use to defend my clients.  Please give me an email me at trey@mattoxlawpc.com or call at (804)-451-6033 for addition suggestions on mitigation evidence for your Hanover traffic case.

Driving School

Speedometer Calibration

Community Service

If you have been pulled over in Hanover County please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.  I offer free consultations and am available by phone (804) 451-6033 or email treymattox@gmail.com.

Hanover General District Court 15th Judicial District of Virginia

Ms Cheryl Lynn DeVaughn

Phone: (804) 365-6191
Civil: (804) 365-6457
Fax: Traffic/Criminal: (804) 365-6290
Fax: Civil: (804) 365-6436

Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

P. O. Box 176
District Courts Building
7515 Library Drive
Hanover, VA 23069-0176


  • Hon. Hugh S. Campbell, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. John R. Stevens, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David B. Caddell Jr.
  • Hon. John S. Martin
  • Hon. Richard T. McGrath
  • Hon. Robert Eric Reibach
  • Hon. J. Bruce Strickland

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