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Hit and Run Charges

Have You Been Arrested For A Hit & Run?

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Do not allow your hit & run charge to overwhelm you

Have you recently been accused of hit & run?  Call Dhar Law, LLP and secure the representation of our Boston hit & run defense attorneys as soon as possible. When you are involved in a hit & run you may face misdemeanor or felony charges in addition to severe penalties. A hit & run may be a felony or misdemeanor depending on the circumstances and the harm caused. Don’t face this serious charge alone. With our legal team in your corner, you can navigate the complexities of the legal system with confidence. We are hard-hitting, compassionate criminal defense attorneys who have years of experience. Don’t hesitate to call Dhar Law, LLP.

Common Penalties for Hit & Run 

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. There are a number of serious penalties associated with a hit & run conviction. 

Expensive Fines

Restitution To The Victim

Jail Time


Forfeiture of Assets

Immigration Consequences

Did You Know? If you are convicted of hit & run, you may lose your driving privileges and be charged with heavy fines. Be proactive and allow us to get to work on your case. 

What Is A Hit & Run?

A hit & run is a traffic violation that involves willfully leaving the scene of an accident. If the victim was physically harmed, you may face felony charges.

What Do I Do After A Hit & Run?

You should seek immediate representation from a highly skilled defense attorney and refrain from speaking with law enforcement officers or prosecutors about your case.

We are a Boston based criminal defense firm who can fight for your rights. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a hit & run, we are local and can get to work on your case without delay. Please call us if your freedom and rights are on the line. 

Vikas S. Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. As an accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has been honored as a New England Super Lawyer and Rising Star in White-Collar Criminal Defense over the past six years by Boston Magazine. 

What Are My Rights?

You have the right to an attorney and the right to remain silent. 

Do You Have Concerns About Your Rights & Legal Options?

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 so we can fight for your future.

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 is 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

At Dhar Law, LLP, we do not utilize cookie-cutter solutions. Instead, we build formidable, personalized defense strategies for our clients. 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. 

With nearly 8 decades of experience our highly esteemed attorneys are ready to assist you. We are available 24/7. Please contact us today. To learn more about our criminal defense lawyers in Boston and how we can help you, contact us today at 617 880-6155.


Have you or a family member been charged or arrested? It’s important not to make mistakes early on in your case. Download our PDF on the top 3 things to do to help your defense or if you have been arrested by the State Police or FBI or you are the subject of an FBI Arrest Warrant.

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Heading up the firm, Vikas Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. An accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has also been honored as a New England Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense for each of the past six years by Boston Magazine.

I have the power and the skill to be able to save people from themselves. I can be your guide during the darkness. I can hold your hand and navigate you out of the darkness into the light.

— Vikas Dhar
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