Leaving the Scene
Many Scottsdale DUI cases involve accidents. Under Arizona law, drivers are required to stop and provide assistance if they are involved in a accident that causes physical injury, even if they are not at fault. Depending on the extent of the injuries involved and who as at fault, the Scottsdale Hit and Run offense can be classified as severely as a class 2 felony. The maximum penalty for this offense is 12.5 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections and the law requires this sentence to be served consecutive to any other conviction arising from the accident such as:
Scottsdale Leaving the Scene of an Accident Attorney Joshua S. Davidson is a former felony prosecutor who knows how Hit and Run cases are investigated and prosecuted. The penalties for leaving the scene of an accident can be severe and it is important that you have a Scottsdale Lawyer who knows how do develop effective defense strategies by using accident reconstructionists and other automotive experts.
Your freedom and way of life could depend upon your choice of DUI defense attorney. If you have been charged with leaving the scene, you owe it to yourself to speak with a lawyer who knows how to protect your rights and can work aggressively to advocate your best interests. It is crucial that you are given the best chance at success in your criminal case.
It can be very upsetting to face a criminal charge. You deserve to have the legal assistance of an attorney who understands the Arizona legal system and who can help give you the defense that you need.