Pasadena Vehicular Hit and Run Defense
If you hit another vehicle or another person and flee the scene of the crime you could be charged with a misdemeanor which could get you up to a year in the county jail. If you were to kill someone or seriously injure another person and flee the scene you could get up to four years in the state prison. So, Hit and Run Crimes are serious matters and can have devastating consequences to you.
Located in Pasadena, California, the felony defense attorneys at Fountain & Hattersley are prepared to provide you with experienced counsel and an aggressive defense against charges of hit and run or fleeing the scene of an accident with injuries or death. Your lead defense attorney is a former prosecutor with over 30 years of experience. We defend individuals throughout Southern California and the San Gabriel Valley who are under investigation or charged with a hit and run offense or fleeing the scene of an accident.
We are committed to providing you with an aggressive misdemeanor or Felony Defense (depending on what charges are filed) and dedicated to achieving the best possible results.
For additional information about our qualifications and the benefits of retaining our law firm, visit our Why We Are the Right Firm for You page.
Experienced Pasadena Vehicular Manslaughter Defense Lawyer
Vehicular Manslaughter results when you are driving a vehicle and get into an accident and kill another person. The penalties vary upon whether or not drugs or alcohol was involved and whether or not you were driving in a negligent manner or in a grossly negligent manner. The penalties range from a low of up to one year in the county jail with a maximum of up to 10 years in the state prison for Aggravated Vehicular Manslaughter. If you have been convicted of a DUI and drive again while under the influence of alcohol and drugs and kill someone you can be prosecuted for 2nd degree murder.
Charges of a vehicular manslaughter are very serious. If you are charged with vehicular manslaughter, you should seek to retain counsel as soon as possible. If you left the scene of an accident, and you believe someone may have been hurt or killed, you should seek counsel from an experienced attorney right away. The sooner you seek counsel, the better your chances for a more favorable outcome.
Contact a Skilled Hit and Run Vehicular Manslaughter Defense Attorney
Put our team of vehicular crime defense lawyers on your side. We have a reputation for obtaining results and zealously fighting for the rights and freedom of our clients. Fountain & Hattersley will fight to obtain the best possible result for you, while giving you excellent, experienced counsel and advice. Schedule a free initial telephone consultation to discuss your situation or criminal charges by calling us at (626) 793-4111. If you prefer, you can fill out our intake form and we will contact you.
Understand your options and put a team in your corner that is prepared to fight to protect your rights and your freedom. Call today.