Charged with Hit & Run in Maryland?

If you have been arrested and charged with hit & run in Maryland, you are in serious legal trouble. This criminal offense can result in jail, a heavy fine, and twelve (12) points on your driver’s license which is grounds for a revocation. If anyone was injured or killed in the incident, the penalties become even more severe. When dealing with this criminal charge, it is critical that you have legal representation from a Maryland hit & run defense attorney.

Hit & Run Defense Lawyer in Maryland
Transportation Article 20-101, 20-102, 20-103, 20-104, 20-105, 20-106, 20-107 through 20-113, sets forth all of the various laws against hit and run. For instance,

Transportation Article § 20-102. Driver to remain at scene — Accidents resulting in bodily injury or death (a) Bodily injury. (1) The driver of each vehicle involved in an accident that results in bodily injury to another person immediately shall stop the vehicle as close as possible to the scene of the accident, without obstructing traffic more than necessary. (2) The driver of each vehicle involved in an accident that results in bodily injury to another person immediately shall return to and remain at the scene of the accident until the driver has complied with § 20-104 of this title.(b) Death. (1) The driver of each vehicle involved in an accident that results in the death of another person immediately shall stop the vehicle as close as possible to the scene of the accident, without obstructing traffic more than necessary. (2) The driver of each vehicle involved in an accident that results in the death of another person immediately shall return to and remain at the scene of the accident until the driver has complied with § 20-104 of this title.The other types of hit and run charges are set forth in TR 20-103, 20-104, 105, 106, 107
In some cases, individuals who are arrested and charged with hit & run don’t even realize that they have been involved in an accident. Other instances involves accidents that are very serious. Whatever your situation, if arrested, you must enlist the assistance of a defense attorney to aggressively defend you if you hope to avoid incarceration and fines. There are cases in which hit & run accidents result in a charge of vehicular homicide if an individual was injured and then later dies in the accident. It is absolutely critical to your future that you have legal representation in such cases.

When a hit & run accident occurs, law enforcement is immediately on the case to find the driver involved. They will seek you out or even offer a reward for others to turn you in. This is a dangerous situation and if you are aware that you are being sought, you are best served to contact the Law Offices of John Adams and get a criminal defense lawyer from the firm to assist you with this matter. When you are represented by our firm you can be assured that your best interests will be the top priority of the lawyer and every legal effort will be made to help you. There are many angles that can be pursued by the attorney fighting for you.

Contact a Maryland Hit and Run Defense Lawyer from the Law Offices of John Adams if you have been arrested and charged with such offense and are seek to have a high quality, aggressive criminal defense lawyer to fight for you