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Arrested For Hit & Run?

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With a competent criminal defense lawyer in your corner, you will be afforded the opportunity to challenge and combat your hit & run charge.

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Raleigh Hit & Run Defense Attorney

Do Not Take Chances With Your Future: (919) 336-1895

Have you recently been accused of hit & run? If so, we advise you to secure the representation of our Raleigh hit & run defense lawyer as soon as possible. If convicted, you may face misdemeanor or felony charges in addition to severe penalties. At Floyd Law Offices PLLC, we have extensive experience handling a wide range of criminal matters, including hit & run cases. When you enlist our world-class legal services, you can be confident that you have made the right choice. Our attorney will personally handle each legal aspect of your case. With our legal team in your corner, you may be able to navigate through the complexities of the legal system with confidence. Put your case in the hands of a trusted and highly capable criminal defense lawyer. We can offer you the hard-hitting representation that you require in order to succeed.

  • Meet Chris Floyd

    Criminal Defense Attorney

    Chris Floyd is a seasoned criminal lawyer with years of trial and litigation experience. He has represented people from all walks of life, and has defended thousands of criminal cases. He has tried and won not guilty verdicts in cases that have ranged from misdemeanors to first-degree murder.

    Chris’ experience is unique in the sense that he is not a former prosecutor. In fact, he has never prosecuted a criminal case. Instead, he is a career criminal defense lawyer who has sat behind the defense table, and fought for the accused in every case he has handled.

    Chris is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice before all North Carolina State Courts and several federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Standing Up for The Criminally-Accused

Case Wins & Victories

  • State of North Carolina v. A.L - DWI

    Not Guilty

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client was pulled over for speeding and charged with Driving While Impaired after failing standardized field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit on both a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine. This client had a previous DWI conviction within seven years and was facing mandatory jail time.

  • State of North Carolina v. K.H. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: Driving While Impaired and Speeding. Client was charged with DWI and speeding after she was pulled over for speeding and subsequently failed all standardized field sobriety test and blew well over the legal limit. After she was arrested, she allegedly refused to submit to a chemical analysis. If she was found to have willfully refused the chemical analysis, her license would be take from her for one year even if she was acquitted of DWI. Defendant requested a hearing on the refusal with the DMV, which was held, and demanded a trial on her case. At trial, the defense objected to the State’s motion to continue, which was denied by the court.

  • State of North Carolina v. A.M. - Criminal Defense

    Not Guilty

    Charges: Violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Client was charged with violating a domestic violence protective order and for being in contempt of court. After a hearing, the Judge found the accusing witness to not be credible.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.C. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: DWI and Reckless Driving to Endanger Client was charged with Driving while impaired and reckless driving after she was alleged to have caused an accident that resulted in the hospitalization of multiple people. Due to the facts of the case, a conviction would have resulted in mandatory active jail sentence.

  • State of North Carolina v. B.W. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he was stopped for speeding and allegedly exhibiting poor driving. Client was alleged to have failed standardized field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit on a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine after his arrest.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.L. - DWI

    Voluntarily Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he drove through a checkpoint, failed all standardized field sobriety tests, and blew over the legal limit on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine.

The Attorney to Call When Your Freedom is on the Line

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Chris Floyd told me that he "would fight for me." He successfully got a larceny charge dismissed. HIRE Chris Floyd because the other attorneys want to make a quick buck but Chris Floyd will work hard and fight for you!”

  • “Handled my DUI case with the most uttermost professionalism. Highly recommended. Young, smart and aggressive lawyer. Was easily accessible and defends you to the end.”

    Edgar

  • “Chris is an amazing attorney. Not only is he available day and night but he is also very professional and detailed oriented. Young and eager but also smart and responsible. Drug possession AND DUI both dismissed with no penalty. Couldn't be happier. ”

    Crystal

  • “He is amazing and without going into detail , my charges were serious and he was able to have them dismissed and he is helping me get them expunged.”

    Carol

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  • Solid Track Record of Success

  • Flexible Payment Plans

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Common Penalties

There are two levels of hit & run charges: misdemeanor and felony. If you flee the scene of an accident without identifying yourself to the party/parties involved, you may be charged with hit & run. If only physical property was damaged, you will likely face misdemeanor charges. However, if the hit & run involved physical harm or death, you may face felony charges.

  • Expensive Fines
  • Restitution To The Victim
  • Jail Time
  • Probation
  • Forfeiture of Assets
  • Immigration Consequences

Frequently Asked Questions

Helping You Understand Your Rights & Legal Options

  • Questions

  • What Are Some Examples Of Hit & Run Defenses?

    Answer

    At Floyd Law Offices PLLC, we do not utilize cookie-cutter solutions. Instead, we build personalized, formidable defense strategies for our clients. However, some of the most common defenses for hit & run include: no applicable property damage, stolen/borrowed car, and lack of knowledge of the accident/property damage/injury. To learn more, contact our firm.

  • Will This Be On My Permanent Record?

    Answer

    Yes. Your criminal record will show your arrest, charge, and conviction (if any). A criminal record will make it difficult for you to secure employment, housing, loans and more. Do not take your arrest lightly. Make the smart choice. Contact our firm to increase your chances of a favorable case outcome.

  • Do I Need An Attorney To Represent My Hit & Run Case?

    Answer

    Contrary to popular belief, hit & run charges do not only result in civil complaints. A conviction for hit & run can lead to extremely severe criminal charges. Due to the serious nature of your criminal case, it would be within your best interests to secure the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Common Defense Strategies

  • Extensive investigation of police records
  • Determining if search and seizure laws were violated
  • Extensive cross-examination of eye witness statements
  • Unlawful or wrongful arrest
  • Police entrapment grounds
  • Unfounded allegations from "victims" or witnesses
  • Confession was wrongfully obtained by officers
  • File pre-trial motion to stop charges from being brought
  • Negotiate a more favorable plea deal or bargain
  • Court-approved diversion or treatment programs

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The sooner you contact our Raleigh criminal defense law firm, the sooner we can begin to build your defense. Fill out this form or call (919) 336-1895 to speak with us.

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