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Traffic offenses can be much more serious than speeding tickets. A motor vehicle is a large, heavy object that travels at a fast speed. Sometimes, its operator might make a mistake with significant consequences. One of those potential consequences could land the driver in jail. If you are accused of any type of vehicular crime, an experienced Tempe serious traffic offense attorney will be able to fight to protect your rights while attempting a case reduction or dismissal.
Mesa Vehicular Crime Defense Attorney
If you have been charged with a serious traffic-related offense in the East Valley area, including Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, or Phoenix, The Law Office of James E. Novak wants to help you. Attorney James Novak is experienced with vehicular crimes of all types through his regular clients and extensive work with DUI clients. He will make sure you receive a fair trial and fight for a more favorable outcome with a customized defense solution. For your free consultation on what The Law Office of James E. Novak can do for you, call (480) 413-1499 to schedule your free initial case consultation today.
Vehicular Crimes in Arizona
A vehicular crime, under Arizona law, could be either a felony or misdemeanor, depending on the specific circumstances in the accusation. Arizona vehicular crime law is treated the same as the associated crime without a vehicle. If you are accused of an offense like aggravated assault or homicide with your vehicle, you will be charged the same as someone who committed these offenses without a vehicle.
Some common serious charges that may be associated with driving a vehicle include:
Penalties for Maricopa County Vehicular Crimes
In addition to probation or jail time, with a felony charge, you may also face the loss of certain educational and career opportunities, as well as certain rights like the right to vote and the right to own a gun. If your vehicular crime case is classified as a dangerous offense, probation will not be allowed and mandatory minimum prison sentences will be instated. An experienced Tempe traffic defense attorney may be able to help you mitigate or avoid the following circumstances:
Class 1 Misdemeanor
Class 6 Felony
Class 5 Felony
Class 4 Felony
Class 3 Felony
Class 2 Felony
The Law Office of James E. Novak | Traffic Crime Defense Lawyer in Tempe
In Arizona, serious traffic offenses and vehicular crime are treated punitively by the government. Therefore, if you face a charge of vehicular crime such as unlawful flight or leaving the scene of an accident in Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, or any of the surrounding areas, contact The Law Office of James Novak to begin building your defense immediately. Your first consultation is free, so call (480) 413-1499 to schedule yours today.