Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident, or Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injuries, C.R.S. 42-4-1601, in Denver require the involvement of an experienced criminal defense attorney. If you are charged with Hit and Run, police will try to speak with you immediately about what happened. In this event, it is always best not to speak with them, as they are only looking to get you to admit to the elements of the crime and make an arrest. Even telling the truth to police can result in an arrest. Instead of speaking with police, always remain silent and consult a criminal defense lawyer if facing Hit and Run charges in Colorado.
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Accident Resulting in Injury or Death in Adams and Arapahoe County
Leaving the Scene of an Accident resulting in injury or death (Hit and Run) can occur under many circumstances in Adams and Arapahoe County. Our traffic lawyers have often seen these charges filed when a person hits a parked car and causes injury to someone, or after they accidentally hit and injure a pedestrian. In other cases, anxious or panicked drivers cause traffic collisions which result in injury or death. Depending on whether a person was injured, seriously injured, or killed as a result of a Hit and Run, a driver could face misdemeanor or felony charges.
Leaving the Scene of an Accident: How Many Points Do You Get in Jefferson County?
Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Jefferson County will result in 12 points added to your Colorado driver's license. If you accumulate 12 or more points in any 12 month period, the Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will revoke your license to drive for one year. Additionally, a conviction of Hit and Run can lead to probation, jail or prison time, along with high fines.
Charged with Hit and Run in Douglas County? Call Us at 303-830-0880!
While we don't condone leaving the scene of an accident involving death or injury in Douglas County, we know that many times good people make bad choices out of fear or poor judgment. In other cases, innocent people are falsely accused of Hit and Run in Colorado. Whatever the situation for your Hit and Run charges, our lawyers fight for justice and have the skills necessary to defend the accused.
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If you or a loved one has been charged with Hit and Run (Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injuries), be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the O'Malley Law Office for a free consultation at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation
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