If you have been charged with Reckless Driving or Racing you are facing up to 1 year in jail, a $5,000 fine and mandatory license suspension for 30 (thirty) days. You would also be required by the State of Washington to file SR 22 or high risk insurance and keep it in place for 3 (three) years.
These criminal charges can be issued to you even if you are speeding over 20 (twenty) miles per hour over the speed limit. Reckless driving is defined as driving with willful and or wanton disregard for the safety of persons and/or property.
You can be charged with racing even if you are not speeding. It is merely a mutual comparison of speed between two vehicles. You can be charged with racing whether or not you know who the driver in the other vehicle is. If you are accused of reckless driving or racing, it is important that you have an experienced lawyer on your side.
If you are convicted of these crimes it could subject you to be deported if you are not a United States Citizen.
Jeannie Mucklestone has defended hundreds of reckless driving and racing tickets successfully. She is focused on maintaining your clean driving record, keeping your insurance rates low and keeping you out of jail. With her 20 years of experience, she has the ability to guide you seamlessly through this troubling situation. Her practice is limited to just driving offenses. Reasonable, flat fees, all credit cards accepted.
If you are looking for a traffic lawyer or DUI lawyer in Seattle, Jeannie is the person you need. Widely respected as a leader in her field. She has 20 years of experience, limits her practice to all driving offenses both criminal and civil. Speeding tickets, Red light tickets, all traffic tickets, DUI/DWI, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment, Negligent Driving. She is a frequent speaker at legal education seminars, former Pro Tem Judge, has been featured on King 5 news, John Carlson KVI Talk Radio and in Vogue Magazine as a top lawyer for women in Washington. Jeannie travels statewide defending all traffic tickets and criminal driving offenses and has a very high success rate of keeping her clients records clean. If you received a criminal driving offense or a traffic ticket, there are important issues you may need to know.
"Top lawyers for women in Washington"
Front Page "Drivers fighting and winning"
July 1, 2006
"Defending and winning red light tickets"
John Carlson KVI Talk Radio "Defending and winning traffic tickets"
I'd be in jail without her. She is the best Jeff P.
E W. - Seattle, WA I first had the pleasure of meeting Jeannie back in 2005. I watched as she reduced 3 "impossibly hopeless" speeding tickets to minor non-moving infractions. Her rapport with the court was impressive and I logged in the back of my mind that if I needed the services of a traffic lawyer, she would be my first call. Fast forward to earlier this year, 2010. I was given a serious moving violation for a trivial issue in the city of Redmond and immediately called Jeannie. Her offices kept me up to date on the trial process and they were able to reduce the infraction from one that would have negatively affected my record and insurance to something with no long-term implications. This also saved me from taking numerous days off from work to appear in court; well worth her fees alone. All in all, great experience and I would recommend Jeannie's law services to anyone, anytime in WA. Thanks Jeannie!
D'Arcy S. - Mercer Island, WA Have used Jeannie twice for traffic infractions. Great representation and excellent outcomes both times. It was easy to engage her services, she did a good job explaining the process and setting my expectations, and she provided timely communication. You get what you pay for and I've paid for it twice. When I next need the services of a traffic lawyer, I'll be hiring Ms. Mucklestone again. Read her reviews here and on http://Avvo.com. Everyone I know recommends Jeannie, which is how I found her in the first place.
Outstanding DUI Defense
She always kept me informed.
I recommend Jeannie Mucklestone. She was trustworthy, responsive and knowledgeable. I used Jeannie 1-6 months ago.Jeannie handled my DUI / DWI matter. I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.
Jeannie and her team did a excellent job .... they saved my bacon. They were professional and kept me 100% informed. It was a pleasure considering the circumstances to have my representation by Jeannie and her team. I would recommend them 1000% to anyone needing legal help with the State and DOL. Not once did they make me feel like I had done something stupid or like a criminal. -Bill
Lanny R. - Kirkland, WA Jeannie P. Mucklestone is fantastic! She had 2 tickets that my son received - 1 for speeding; 1 for an illegal turn on red - successfully dismissed! We simply gave her the info she needed, paid her fee and she did the rest! Two days after each court date we received a letter from her informing us that the ticket was dismissed. Got a ticket? Call Jeannie!!!
Your prompt, courteous attention to our case and crisp explanations to our questions made working with you a pleasure. I would highly recommend your services to friends and family. -M.
Jeannie P. Mucklestone, P.S., Inc.
PO Box 565
Medina, WA 98039
9 Lake Bellevue Drive
Bellevue, WA 98005
P: (206) 623-3343
H: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM