Hampton, VA asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia

Q: My son has a warrant for failure to appear in court for a speeding ticket and suspended license. Will he go to jail?

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Mitchell Wells
Mitchell Wells
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Failure to Appear and Driving on a Suspended License are jailable offenses. Was the Fail to Appear willful? Does your son have prior convictions for fail to appear. Does your son have prior offenses for driving on a suspended license? Various factors will determine whether a court orders your son to serve a jail sentence. Your son needs an attorney.

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