The City of Manassas is where the Prince William County courthouse is located but the City of Manassas is also its own independent jurisdiction with its own police department. Manassas Park is another independent city next to the City of Manassas. The tactics and equipment used to enforce reckless driving laws can vary between Prince William County police, Manassas Park and Manassas City Police.
Luckily the City of Manassas, Manassas Park and Prince William County reckless driving cases are
both heard in the same courthouse, by the same judges. The only difference is the police officers and prosecutors.
One thing that makes the City of Manassas and Manassas Park different, is that their police departments often does not calibrate its speed measurement equipment the same way as other jurisdictions. The methods they use would not be accepted in some other courts but local judges have their own opinions regarding what is acceptable.
As one judge from Prince William once told me “Bull Run separates more than just geography, but a way of thinking as well”. Having experience with local reckless driving by speed issues is important when defending reckless driving cases in Prince William County. Attorneys who don’t practice here often can get surprised.
At Nichols & Green pllc we defend hundreds of drivers accused of reckless driving. Prince William County, City of Manassas and Manassas Park are some of our primary jurisdictions. We know this area and this court well.
Mr. Nichols lives in Manassas and practices in the Manassas Court more often than any other jurisdiction. Mr. Nichols has also spent years focusing on and researching reckless driving legal issues and defenses. Mr. Nichols has written prolifically on the subject of reckless driving and is the author of The Virginia Reckless Driving Handbook (3rd Ed).
Mr. Nichols has also been trained on the use of law enforcement speed measuring devices such as Radar, lidar and pacing according to the NHTSA training methods.
Garrett D. Green is also extremely experienced in reckless driving defense. Mr. Green has been a practicing lawyer in Virginia for over 25 years and has defended hundreds of drivers accused of reckless driving.
If you have been charged with reckless driving in the city of Manassas, Manassas Park or Prince William County call Nichols & Green pllc and we will be happy to share our experience with you. Nichols & Green pllc offers free consultation to anyone charged with reckless driving in Manassas. Call today for your consultation by phone or in person (703) 383-9222.