These two misdemeanor charges are very similar. Reckless driving involves someone driving too fast or otherwise dangerously. Inattentive driving is a lesser offense that is more about lack of attention or milder carelessness.
When defending yourself against these charges, you want a lawyer with proven follow-through. Reviews of Atkinson on legal rating site Avvo reveal the ultimate feelings of those he represents. All but one – 55 out of 56 clients – gave Atkinson a 5-star rating. Note that no one who hired Atkinson gave him anything under a 5-star rating.
Key Elements of a Inattentive & Reckless Driving Lawyer
Two key elements you want in a lawyer, communication and caring, are often mentioned in these reviews. One reviewer noted that Atkinson was clear in how things would move forward and helped her establish expectations. “He made a difficult situation a lot less complicated and kept me up to date constantly,” the client wrote.
Another characteristic of a strong lawyer is that they do not just keep you posted but translate legalese into layman’s terms. Atkinson “put my mind at ease and explained the lingo in a way that that I could feel knowledgeable,” wrote Jessica.
Speak to an Attorney Today
If you have been charged with reckless driving or inattentive driving in Idaho, it is critical to speak with an attorney. It is further critical to speak with an attorney who centers on traffic law, who regularly handles Inattentive Driving and Reckless Driving cases. Our Attorneys can help you negotiate a fair settlement. We may even be able to defeat the charge entirely at a jury trial, depending on the specifics of your case.