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Hit and Run

San Fernando Valley Hit And Run Defense Attorneys

Hit and Run Vehicle Code Sections 20001 and 20002: Defense Lawyers in Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley

Eisner & Gorin, LLP, has been aggressively helping individuals who are under investigation by the police, or have been arrested, for felony and misdemeanor Hit and Run charges. We are a Pre-Eminent Law Firm with a long history of successes in criminal and DUI defense cases. Our Pre-filing Intervention efforts have led to the release from custody of individuals investigated or arrested for property crimes, hit and run, rape, child molestation, robbery, and murder. Frequently, in a hit and run case, DUI charges may also be filed.

Definition of “Hit and Run” under California Criminal Laws

If you leave the scene of an accident, even if you did not cause the accident, you may be charged with a misdemeanor violation of Vehicle Code Section 20002. If a person or animal was injured, or property was damaged, the state may charge you with a felony violation of Vehicle Code Section 20001. Also, whether the hit and run case is prosecuted by the state as a misdemeanor or felony offense depends of how serious were the injuries and on whether previous similar convictions exist. Further, if you leave the scene of an accident and a person dies, you may be charged with vehicular homicide, manslaughter, or even murder.

Penalties for Hit and Run Crimes

The consequences of a misdemeanor or felony Hit and Run conviction, leaving the scene of an accident, may be severe:

  • Imprisonment in Prison or County Jail
  • Large fines
  • Restitution for Repair
  • Community service
  • Probation or Parole
  • License Suspension

Aggressive Attorneys Defending Hit and Run Crimes in Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Courtrooms

We can help you to aggressively fight your case and avoid the consequences of a Hit and Run conviction. Let us negotiate with the police and prosecutors on your behalf before charges are even brought to court. We promise an aggressive courtroom defense whether the case is pending a preliminary hearing or a jury trial.

For our client's convenience, our main office is located across the street from the Van Nuys Courthouse and Jail. We specialize in aggressively defending cases in the following courthouses: Van NuysSan Fernando, Santa Clarita, BurbankGlendalePasadenaSylmar Juvenile and Los Angeles.

If you are being investigated for, or are already charged with a Hit and Run crime, call the criminal defense attorneys at Eisner & Gorin, LLP, at 877-781-1570. Our knowledgeable legal team can evaluate your case issues and advise you of your legal options before you go to court.

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