Excessive Speed Defense

Excessive Speed is a misdemeanor criminal offense in Vermont.

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Excessive Speed may be charged as a crime if an individual is driving more than thirty miles over the legal limit. Sometimes Vermont police will issue both a criminal excessive speed charge and a civil ticket for the same offense.

At Burke Law we have extensive experience in defending excessive speed charges. The attorneys at Burke Law will explain the possible penalties and potential collateral consequences associated with a conviction of excessive speed. After we work together to define your goals we can implement a defense strategy designed to get you the best possible outcome for your excessive speed case.

The Vermont Excessive Speed statute including potential penalties can be found here.

Excessive Speed Defense FAQs

Negligent Operation and a speeding ticket are two separate citations. If you are given a speeding ticket then you are subject to points on your license and civil fines and fees. If you are given a citation to Vermont Superior Court for Negligent Operation you are also being charged with a crime. You (or your attorney) must appear in Vermont Superior Court for an arraignment on your Negligent Operation charge and if you fail to do so, a warrant for your arrest could issue. It is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible when you are cited for Negligent Operation in Vermont. It can be confusing to understand what penalties you are facing and what your obligations are. At Burke Law we have years of experience defending Negligent Operation charges in Vermont. We offer free case consultations for Negligent Operation both in person and over the phone. Contact us today to schedule your free consult.

At Burke Law our attorneys have years of experience with Excessive Speed charges in Vermont. Excessive speed charges can be successfully defended. Call Burke Law today for a free consultation regarding your Excessive Speed charge in Vermont.

They are two separate citations. If you are given a speeding ticket then you are subject to points on your license and civil fines and fees. If you are given a citation to Vermont Superior Court for Excessive Speed you are also being charged with a crime. You (or your attorney) must appear in Vermont Superior Court for an arraignment on your Excessive Speed charge and if you fail to do so, a warrant for your arrest could issue. It is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible when you are cited for Excessive Speed in Vermont. It can be confusing to understand what penalties you are facing and what your obligations are. At Burke Law we have years of experience defending Excessive Speed charges in Vermont. We offer free case consultations for Excessive Speed both in person and over the phone. Contact us today to schedule your free consult.

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