Southampton County Traffic Attorney

Southampton County Traffic Attorney

Southampton has become notorious for the enforcement of many Code of Virginia traffic violations specifically reckless driving and speeding.  If you have received one of these violations please contact Southampton County traffic attorney Trey Mattox immediately.

Southampton is located just north of the North Carolina border with Virginia. As such, the majority of traffic violations in Southampton occur on US Routes 35, 460, and 58.  Naturally, Southampton speed limits reduce as you pass through the small towns of Courtland, Branchville, Ivor, Boykins, Capron, and Newsoms.  Unfortunately, it’s common to see a law enforcement officers just on the other side of the speed limit sign waiting for drivers who are not paying attention.  

Reckless Driving

Reckless driving violations are very serious charges in Virginia. As a result, a conviction carries penalties like fines, license suspension, and class 1 misdemeanor.  Moreover, these consequences can have very long lasting effects. Additionally, this can burden even the most proactive motorist.


Many drivers have exceeded posted speed limits during their driving history. However, speeding ticket charges in Virginia can vary significantly depending on the nature of the offense.  Certainly, more extreme cases are charged as reckless driving by speed, which is a class 1 misdemeanor.  Admittedly, speeding is an infraction rather than a misdemeanor. Even so, a conviction can still carry very serious and lasting consequences including:

  • license suspension
  • points on your driving record
  • high fines
  • increased insurance rates


Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious traffic violation in Virginia. Consequently, a DUI conviction has long lasting consequences. Additionally, it is often a complicated path to trial that can be confusing. More, this process is very stressful for individuals facing these charges. Importantly, an experienced Virginia DUI attorney will help minimize the chance of negative outcome.

Southampton County Traffic Representation

Mattox Law has extensive experience representing individuals charged with a wide variety of traffic violations in this jurisdiction. In the last three years, our firm has represented hundreds of clients in this area.  Indeed, Trey has successfully defended these cases providing results that in nearly every instance that avoid a conviction for the traffic misdemeanor or infraction alleged. If you have been charged with a traffic crime or infraction in Southampton, contact Southampton County traffic attorney Trey Mattox today.

Southampton General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

5th Judicial District of Virginia

Clerk: Ms. Belinda J. Jones

Phone: (757) 653-2673
Fax: (757) 653-2656

Clerk’s Office Hours
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

P. O. Box 347
22350 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837-0347

General District Judges
Hon. W. Parker Councill, Presiding Judge
Hon. Alfred W. Bates III, Chief Judge
Hon. James A. Moore