Washington State Criminal Case Results

State of Washington v. D.C.

Charges: Hit and Run Attended and Reckless Driving

Outcome: Hit and Run charges dismissed; reckless driving reduced to the civil infraction of negligent driving 2nd degree.

Description: Client intentionally hit another car on I-405 during heavy traffic and then fled the scene.  Client charged with hit and run attended and reckless driving.  The hit and run was dismissed through a "compromise of misdemeanor" and the criminal charges of reckless driving were reduced to a civil (non-criminal) traffic infraction.

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Geoffrey Burg

Geoffrey Burg is a highly rated criminal defense attorney. Geoff has over 18 years experience defending people, writing legal publications and is a regular presenter at continuing legal education seminars. Geoff also lobbies on behalf of WACDL for people accused of crimes and fought for several bills to protect the rights of people accused of crimes.

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