Brevard County Leaving The Scene Of An Accident Attorney

Brevard County Hit and Run / Brevard County Leaving the Scene of an Accident: Leaving the Scene of an accident is a serious criminal charge in Barefoot Bay, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Merritt Island, Mims, Palm Bay, Patrick Air Force Base, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Viera, Titusville, West Melbourne and the surrounding areas. A leaving the scene conviction can result in considerable consequences. The potential penalties include fines, probation, jail, a criminal record and driver’s license ramifications. If serious bodily injury or death occurs, a substantial prison sentence is a realistic possibility. A conviction for a leaving the scene of an accident offense that causes any property damage will add 6 points to your driver’s license, something that could cause a serious insurance premium increase and a potential points suspension for some drivers. In Florida leaving the scene is treated and prosecuted as a criminal offense that could result in a permanent criminal record.

Brevard County leaving the scene of an accident attorney Kevin J. Pitts has handled hundreds of hit and run cases as a former Florida prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. In addition to fighting the charge Mr. Pitts can look into negotiating for a reduced charge to a non-criminal traffic infraction, and can negotiate with the prosecutor to recommend a withhold of adjudication to keep points off your driver’s license and avoid a formal conviction. The State Attorney’s office will typically request a driver’s improvement course along with a fine if the case is reduced to a traffic ticket. If the case is reduced to a civil traffic infraction you will not have a criminal record. Attorney Kevin J. Pitts is a Brevard County leaving the scene of an accident lawyer experienced in helping individuals charged with criminal traffic offenses. Mr. Pitts would be happy to discuss your case with you. Retaining an experienced traffic attorney can help you achieve the best possible outcome in your Brevard County case. The initial consultation is always free. Call Brevard County leaving the scene of an accident attorneys Kevin J. Pitts and Heiko Moenckmeier today at 321-549-7894 to set up a free initial consultation.  Attorney Kevin J. Pitts handles leaving the scene of an accident cases throughout Central Florida.