Motor Vehicle Charges

Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crime Defense Attorney

  • Leaving the scene of property damage
  • Negligent operation of a motor vehicle
  • Operating with a suspended license

Every motor vehicle crime has legal elements which the government is required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt. Each element must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt before a conviction can occur. The following is a summary of the elements for a few frequently charged criminal motor vehicle offenses.  Click Here to read about cases handled by Suffolk County Motor Vehicle Defense Attorney Jeff Miller.

Negligent Operation Of A Motor Vehicle: (1) Operation of a motor vehicle; (2) upon a public way; (3) in a manner so as to endanger the lives or safety of the public. In Massachusetts, this is a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to 2 years in the House of Correction. Note: A conviction for this offense will also result in a license suspension by the Registry of Motor Vehicles.  Contact Boston Negligent Operation Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller to discuss your case.

Leaving The Scene Of Property Damage: (1) knowingly colliding with the property of another; (2) causing injury or damage to the property; (3) and leaving the scene of the damage; (4) without making his name, residence and vehicle registration known to the injured party. In Massachusetts, this is a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to 2 years in the House of Correction. Note: A conviction for this offense will also result in a license suspension by the Registry of Motor Vehicles.  Contact Boston area Leaving the Scene of Property Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller to begin preparing your defense.

Operating With A Suspended Or Revoked License: (1) operation of a motor vehicle; (2) while the right to operate was suspended or revoked; (3) after receiving notice of the suspension or revocation from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. In Massachusetts, this is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 10 days in the House of Correction. A subsequent offense is punishable by up to 1 year in the House of Correction. A subsequent offense carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 60 days in the House of Correction. A Judge may suspend the 60 day sentence.  Call Boston Operating With A Suspended License Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller to schedule an appointment.

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