Vehicular Assault Defense in Cleveland
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Vehicular Assault and Aggravated Vehicular Assault are both described under O.C.R 2903.08. In Simple Vehicular Assault, the prosecution alleges that you operated a vehicle recklessly, causing injury to another person or unborn child. Simple Vehicular Assault is a fourth-degree felony; in addition to an eighteen-month prison sentence, you could face significant fines and lose your driver’s license for up to five years.
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Understanding Your Charges & Potential Penalties
In a Vehicular Assault (O.R.C. 2903.08) case in Cleveland, you are charged with causing serious injury to another person by operating a vehicle recklessly, or injuring someone in a construction zone by driving recklessly or speeding. “Vehicle” is defined broadly, and includes cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, aircraft, snowmobiles, and other forms of transportation. Living with a felony record is difficult, to say the least. In addition to immediate legal penalties, you may be kept from higher education opportunities, housing, and employment.
- The penalties for vehicular assault in Ohio can include:
- 6 to 18 months’ incarceration
- Suspended driver’s license
- Additional penalties (if you have priors)
Reasons to Work with Patituce & Associates
At Patituce & Associates, we have 30+ years of experience. Throughout the course of their careers, our team has helped countless clients facing serious criminal charges. Additionally, our lawyers possess prosecution experience, which allows them to approach each case from the perspective of the other side. When you work with us, we will be by your side through every step of the legal process – from the arrest onward.
To schedule your first consultation, call our office now at (440) 709-8088.