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    LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN FLORIDA

    To begin with, some individuals react negatively after an automobile accident and they leave the scene. Granted, leaving the scene could be due to fear, confusion, or guilt. Unfortunately, this is especially true if the person is driving without a valid license or was drinking and driving.

    Incidentally, leaving the scene of an accident or “hit and run” is a criminal offense. Still, we understand your fight or flight response is natural. So, don’t allow yourself to get punished for something out of your control.

    Sample Case Results for Leaving The Scene

    We have successfully defended countless similar charges in Florida since 2011.

    • Case Number: 19-CT-3317: DISMISSED
    • Case Number: 19-CT-3284: DISMISSED
    • Case Number: 19-CT-3139: DISMISSED

    The results shown above are actual case results recently obtained by RHINO Lawyers. These results are not necessarily representative of all results obtained by RHINO Lawyers. A prospective client’s particular facts and circumstances may differ from the above-listed cases.

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    Thus, RHINO Lawyers’ criminal defense team will leave no stone unturned in helping you. In fact, we will work to discover all the unique circumstances impacting your case. More importantly, our former state prosecutor will leverage his inside knowledge to help your case.

    Lastly, we fully understand your position and can guide you through a system molded by law enforcement, judges, and lawyers for decades. In fact, we have won cases for our clients in similar circumstances. Hence, we know what it takes to fight on your behalf.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

    What Is the Charge for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Florida?

    To start with, under Florida Statute 316.027, leaving the scene of an accident in Florida is a second-degree misdemeanor. For this reason, the penalties could include:

    • Up to 60 days in jail
    • A fine of up to $500

    Secondly, if injuries occurred, then it becomes a third-degree felony and can result in:

    • revoked license
    • 3 to 5 years in prison
    • A fine of up to $5,000

    Thirdly, if you leave the scene and a fatality occurred, then you could face:

    • mandatory minimum sentence of 4 years in prison
    • Up to 30 years in prison
    • A fine of up to $10,000

    In all honesty, if you left the scene of an accident you now face the charges of leaving the scene of an accident. Although, this is a perfectly natural response to a shocking event. So, it is still against the law. At times like these, you need someone to protect you from the law and that is where the RHINO Lawyers can help you.

    How We Will Help

    In short, we will work with you to identify all the risks that you may be facing. Above all, we will find the critical information we need to counterbalance those risks. Then, we will charge ahead by working directly with your prosecutor. Furthermore, we will demand your case get completely dropped or your charges drastically reduced.

    Thus, if you are facing charges for leaving the scene of an accident, we can help. As a matter of fact, we have won hundreds of cases for our clients in similar circumstances. So, we know what it takes to fight on your behalf.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

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