Simi Valley is Ventura County’s third biggest city with an approximate population of 126,300. As a diverse community in Southern California, Simi Valley is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains. Covering about 42 square miles, the vast city has convenient access to Highways 118, 23, 101 and Interstates 5, 405, and 210. Such proximity to these freeways also brings many visitors to Simi Valley. Although a safe and thriving area, alleged incidents of reckless driving take place from time to time in Simi Valley in which anyone accused of such an offense may wish to seek legal assistance from a skilled Simi Valley reckless driving defense lawyer.
An officer may charge you with reckless driving if he or she suspects that you have operated your vehicle “in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property” as defined by California Vehicle Code 23103. A reckless driving conviction has serious consequences and is a misdemeanor offense. Not only do you risk having points added to your driver’s license by the DMV, but you may also face 5 to 90 days of imprisonment, a fine of $145 to $1,000, or all of the above.
If you have been charged with reckless driving or with DUI in Simi Valley, it may be in your best interest to contact an experienced Southern California criminal defense lawyer at Wallin and Klarich as soon as possible. Our attorneys have been defending the rights of those facing criminal charges in California for over 30 years, lending us the resources and knowledge to obtain a successful outcome in any criminal case. Call Wallin and Klarich today at 888-280-6839 for a case evaluation.