Hit and Run

In the aftermath of an accident there can be confusion, disorientation and fear. You may not be thinking straight, and it is a difficult time to make important decisions. That confusion and fear leads people throughout to make a snap choice to leave the scene before police arrive. Unfortunately, that quick decision could have serious consequences that may even include jail time.

If you have been accused of a hit and run violation or other motor vehicle crime, it is vital that you understand the charges you face and get the counsel you need. Based in Kent, Washington, the Law Office of Erik P. Kaeding offers personalized legal solutions and decades of proven experience handling complex criminal defense matters.

The Tools And Experience To Help You

Known as hit and run accidents, leaving the scene of an accident can carry with it significant penalties that begin with losing your license and can end with up to five years in prison. Whether you left the scene because you panicked, because you were under the influence of alcohol, or you simply didn't realize you needed to stay, once you have been charged you should protect your rights by working with a skilled lawyer.

Our firm is highly experienced at handling a wide range of misdemeanor and felony motor vehicle crimes, and we have the ability to address all aspects of your case, including hit and run accusations involving:

  • Vehicular assault
  • Drunk driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Driving without insurance

We put our experience and our respected reputation among prosecutors and peers behind your case. We know how to negotiate for reduced charges and dismissals where possible, and we have the skill to take your case to court as necessary. We will work with you every step of the way and make sure your are involved and informed.

A Dependable Attorney For Serious Charges

People are sometimes surprised to find out how serious the penalties for hit and run can be. These charges can have consequences for decades to come, particularly if you don't have strong and reliable defense on your side.

Schedule your free initial consultation today by calling the Law Office of Erik P. Kaeding locally in the Kent area at 253-850-8430. You can also reach us online.