MIAMI FLEEING AND ELUDING ATTORNEY

Aggressive South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

Fleeing and eluding is a serious crime that is charged when you have willfully and knowingly refused to stop for a police officer who ordered you to stop your vehicle, whether it was done verbally or with the vehicle’s lights and siren. You may be charged even if your attempt to flee was unsuccessful.

Penalties for Fleeing and Eluding

  • If a person has been convicted of fleeing and eluding he/she may face 3rd degree felony charges and can potentially face up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
  • Speeding or driving recklessly when fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer is a 2nd degree felony which is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
  • Eluding a police officer and causing severe injury or death to another person in the commission of the offense is a 1st degree felony which is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

Time is of the essence. Even if you have not been formally charged with a crime, attorney Hernandez can intercede and work to protect your rights. Involving an attorney as early in the process as possible is important if you are to have the best opportunity of successfully fighting your charges and avoiding a conviction. Mr. Hernandez is a formidable ally to have in your corner. Due to the difficulty of the cases and the probable sentences that attach, it is essential that you contact Mr. Hernandez. With his extensive knowledge of the legal system, attorney Hernandez will provide you with the most aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation possible in the face of your fleeing and eluding charges. 

For more information and your free consultation contact attorney Armando Hernandez today at 305-442-2590.