A Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help YouYou stopped at the bar on the way home, hung out with a few of your friends, and had a few drinks. You’ve never thought twice about being able to drive home without any problems. After all, you live right down the street. You finished the last beer, and headed home. You were driving too fast, didn’t see the cyclist, and could not hit the brake fast enough.
You were afraid of what would happen if you stopped to talk to him about accidentally hitting him, so in a moment of panic you sped off. But what you didn’t know is that someone else was watching the incident unfold and somehow managed to get your license plate information. You were surprised to find that you had been charged with a hit and run.
You didn’t mean for it to get to this. You now wish you had stopped - now what are you supposed to do? Should you do nothing and hope it goes away?
- What are my rights?
- Will I have to do jail time?
- Is there a fine I will have to pay?
- Will I lose my license?
- Will I have to pay damages to the people/property involved?
- Is there a way to get my charges reduced or even reversed?