What charges do I face for leaving the scene of an accident and my license is suspended? 13 Answers as of March 04, 2013

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The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq. | John J. Carney
It is a misdemeanor unless there was a personal injury, then it is a serious felony. retain a good lawyer and do not talk to the police or insurance company under any circumstances.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/4/2013
The Lucky Law Firm, PLC
The Lucky Law Firm, PLC | Robert Morrison Lucky
If you left the scene of the accident, then you may face criminal charges for fleeing the scene. The penalties may be fairly significant. You should consult a criminal attorney as soon as possible to discuss your situation.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 1/23/2013
Law Offices of Ronald A. Steinberg & Associates | Ronald A. Steinberg, BA, MA, JD
Off with his head.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/23/2013
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A.
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A. | Paul L. Whitfield
You will be charged with misdemeanor hit and run (if only property is damaged) and your license will likely be suspended for an additional year or so (depending on your previous record)
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Replied: 1/23/2013
Gregory S. Shurman, LLC
Gregory S. Shurman, LLC | Gregory S Shurman
It is a violation of Georgia law to leave the scene of an auto accident without first checking on the safety of the others involved in that collision. It is also a violation of Georgia law to operate an automobile without a valid drivers' license.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 1/23/2013
    Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
    Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
    Leaving the scene and driving while suspended, both of which are significant violations. Get an attorney and pro-actively seek to deal with these matters. Without a significant amount of additional information is impossible to give you better advice.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 1/23/2013
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