Charlotte, NC asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: I need to know if I need to get a lawyer or what steps should i take

I got a ticket for a hit and run. But I didnt think I backed into anybody. But apparently 4 people witnessed it. But there was no damage to my car. The parking lot is the tiniest lot I've seen people are inches away from people. I dont know about the other persons vehicle. But I just need to know if I need to get a lawyer there were no cameras in the lot.

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Bryan J. Jones
Bryan J. Jones
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: If you're charged with hit and run you should definitely hire an attorney. You should also not speak to any law enforcement officials without first speaking with an attorney.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.