What penalties am I facing for a hit and run? 5 Answers as of June 18, 2015

I am charged in general sessions court, with hit and run attended vehicle with no injury, no damage. I doubt the other driver will even show up. What penalties am I facing?

Ask a Local Attorney. 100% Anonymous. Free Answers.

Free Case Evaluation by a Local Lawyer: Click here
Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
See website for info on what will happen in court:
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 6/18/2015
Law Office of Jeff Yeh
Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
Hit and Run is a crime of moral turpitude and at least a misdemeanor, and if convicted you can kiss your career aspirations goodbye. Hire a lawyer before you get duped into a plea you will regret for life. The other guy will not need to show up for your arraignment.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/16/2015
Freeborn Law Offices, P.S.
Freeborn Law Offices, P.S. | Steve Freeborn
Up to a year in jail and a $5,000.00 fine.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 6/16/2015
The Rogers Law Firm
The Rogers Law Firm | Andrea Storey Rogers
Hire a traffic law attorney to represent you if you want to keep this off your driving record. Your attorney can probably get the charge amended to a non-moving, no-point violation that won't affect your driving record or insurance rates. If you plead guilty or are found guilty, 2 points will be added to your driving record if this is being prosecuted in Municipal Court (3 points if it's in State Circuit Court). If it's being prosecuted in State Circuit Court and you plead guilty or are found guilty, the conviction will remain on your driving record forever.
Answer Applies to: Missouri
Replied: 6/16/2015
Mace J. Yampolsky, LTD
Mace J. Yampolsky, LTD | Mace Yampolsky
It is a misdemeanor. There is potential for 6 months in jail .But I don't see that happening if you do not have a record.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 6/16/2015
Click to View More Answers: