In the United States, assault with a motor vehicle results in 100 or more deaths each year. This type of vehicle assault is any type of act that causes physical injury to another person, using a vehicle. There may be a level of intent to disfigure, amputate, disable, or seriously or permanently injure or destroy another person. A second-degree violation may include any of the above crimes with a lesser resulted serious injury.
Fines And Penalties
circumstances surrounding the assault with the motor vehicle will determine the
likely penalties and fines. In some situations, the assault issuer may receive
a charge of homicide or attempted homicide. This is dependent on the injuries
and the specifics of the injury received. Fines are severe, including jail
terms and the loss of your license. The definition of assault is that the
individual has the intent to cause serious physical injury to another person,
using a deadly weapon. Therefore, serious consequences are often necessary.
Points And Impact On Driving Record/License
If found guilty of assault with a motor vehicle, the driver is likely to lose their license indefinitely. In some situations, the license will be awarded back to the individual have the driver has served the necessary punishment, including fines, imprisonment or community service. Suspensions for up to five years may be in place.
Hiring A Lawyer to Defend An Assault With Motor Vehicle
The key reason to hire an attorney to defend against and assault with motor vehicle charge is quite clear: without this attorney's help, you could be facing a homicide or attempted homicide charge. It is likely that the injured party will pursue the presumption of your intent to cause serious physical damage or death to their client. An attorney can help to mitigate damage, keep you out of jail and help you to save your driver's license. At the very least, legal counsel is necessary for situations in which assault with an intent to kill is the charge.