Some of the most common offenses involving vehicles and disturbing the peace include crimes such as Hit and Run, Disturbing the Peace, Driving with a Suspended License, Driving without a License or Insurance, or being Drunk in Public. It is important to hire a lawyer that understands the offenses, the defenses, and will zealously defend your rights.
California's Hit and Run law is a wobbler, which means it can be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. You may be convicted of a hit and run if you:
A felony occurs when the accident/collision causes injury to a person or property. If only property damage is the result of the collision it is likely that only a misdemeanor will be the charge. If there was injury to the other party or parties, then a felony may be charged.
California Disturbing the Peace law can be charged as either a misdemeanor or infraction and is breached when someone:
California's Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License law is a misdemeanor, but the penalties may vary according the reason why your license was suspended, and how and why you were cited for violating your license suspension or revocation.
Driving with a suspended or revoked license occurs when:
California's Drunk in Public or Public Intoxication statute can be charged as a misdemeanor, but the penalties may vary according to the reason you were arrested.
A violation of the Drunk in Public and Public Intoxication statute can yield to a maximum of six months in jail and is violated when:
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