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Driving Crimes

Driving Crime Lawyer Walnut Creek

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The rules of the road are clear, but varying conditions, distractions, and the recklessness of others could put drivers at risk. Additionally, motorists could put themselves at risk of felony charges should they disobey the law. 

Thomas Daly and the team at Thomas Daly Law, A Professional Corporation understands what is at stake in a felony driving violation case. Whether the driver caused an injury or jeopardized public safety, these cases are complex and not all evidence to support the prosecution is accurate. 

Our attorney can investigate the case and create a sound legal strategy based on concrete evidence. Backed by extensive courtroom experience, our attorney is a zealous advocate and fearless defender with his clients’ best interests in mind. 

If you are facing criminal driving charges in Northern California, call our Walnut Creek driving crime lawyer at (925) 208-4801.

Types of Driving Crimes in California

Speeding tickets are not the only violations that happen on the road. Typically, a driving crime remains a felony if no aggravating factors exist. Aggravating factors may include injury, death, or pure negligence. It is important to note that even lesser driving violations like misdemeanors hold serious penalties. 

Thomas Daly Law, A Professional Corporation can represent you in a variety of driving crimes cases in Contra Costa County, including:

Each of these cases presents their own unique challenges and working with a qualified Walnut Creek driving crime attorney is your best chance at minimizing your fees and charges. Thomas Daly is a skilled lawyer with the knowledge of the legal system that you need to have the best chance of success in your case.

Penalties for Felony Driving Crimes

Felonies are punishable by prison time, typically one year or more in addition to costly fines. In CA, driving crimes are sentenced according to the following guidelines:

  • Driving on a Suspended License: A jail sentence of no more than six months and fines up to $1,000
  • Reckless Driving: Up to three years in state prison, and/or fines up to $10,000 for felony offenses
  • Hit and Run: A jail sentence of one year in jail and fines up to $10,000 for misdemeanors and four years in prison in addition to a $10,000 fine for felonies
  • Evading Police: Up to three years in prison and/or fines up to $10,000

Entrust Your Case to an Experienced Attorney 

Thomas Daly has extensive experience handling cases in and outside of the courtroom. He can provide insight and support during this difficult time. Our attorney is a fierce defender of his client’s best interests and works tirelessly to protect their rights in the face of criminal accusations. 

If you have been accused of a felony driving crime, contact our Walnut Creek driving crime attorney and schedule your free initial consultation.

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