Have you ever been in an accident? If so, you will agree that accidents can be traumatic. We at Rodriguez Law Firm understand that there are various reasons for leaving the scene of an accident. Call now for a free consultation 855-585-1500.
Some individuals drive from accident scenes when driving under the influence. On the other hand, some people drive from the scene of an accident when stopping poses a threat to their safety.
Most of the cases we have come across involve DUI (driving under the influence), driving without insurance, DWLS (driving while license is suspended), or driving when there is a warrant for arrest.
Hit and Run Is a Criminal Offense We Can Help With
You might not know this, but traffic violations or offenses are treated as civil violations and infractions. For this reason, it will help to remember that leaving the scene of an accident is charged as a crime.
Drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident is one of the most prevalent traffic infractions. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that hit and run cases are among the most common misdemeanor cases.
Are you wondering what’s the worst possible case scenario after getting a leaving the scene charge? First, you might go to jail for up to 2 years, with probation. Second, you might have to pay a fine. Third, you may have to pay the courts’ charge. Fourth, you might lose 6 points from your DL (driving license). Call the Rodriguez Law Firm to avoid such harsh sentences.
Remember that leaving the scene of an accident causing an injury has severe penalties than one of property damage. Individuals who are convicted of leaving the scene of an accident will face various issues. For instance, they canl have a criminal record, they canl lose 6 points from their driving record, they will be placed under probation, and lastly, they might go to jail for up to one year.
Are You Facing a Leaving the Scene Charge?
Rodriguez Law Firm hit and run lawyers are experienced plus they are more than willing to help their clients get favorable outcomes. Our lawyers can help you when you are in any of the following scenarios;
- You have got a ticket after leaving the scene of an accident
- You have left the scene of an accident and await for law enforcement officials to apprehend you sooner or later
- You have left your car following an accident and don’t know what’s the best course of action.
Our attorneys will prevent you from making wrong moves that might land you in jail, have you paying fines & court charges, lose points from your driving record, undergo probation. Likewise, our attorneys and lawyers will advise you on how to deal with your insurance company and law enforcement officials.
Note that lying will land you in serious problems. So, don’t say something like your car was stolen or come up with a bogus story as this will result in you being charged with a felony. Also, remember that talking to the police will result in you having to provide your names and other identification details. What’s more, the police will also have to get the names of other individuals involved in the accident, i.e. witnesses when they are checking your story out.
What Is the Most Important Thing To Do When Charged With a Hit and Run or When You Receive a Leaving the Scene Charge?
The best thing to do after receiving a ticket or citation for leaving the scene of an accident is contacting Rodriguez Law Firm via Phone number: 855-585-1500 when you want the best leaving the scene & hit and run attorneys at your disposal.