Cleveland Vehicular Assault Crimes Lawyer

Vehicular assault cases in Ohio, involve allegations of causing serious injury to another person by operating a vehicle recklessly or injuring someone in a construction zone by driving recklessly or speeding. “Vehicle” may include cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, aircraft, snowmobiles, and other forms of transportation.

If you’ve been arrested, you are not alone. Call 440-471-7784 to speak with our Cleveland vehicular assault crimes lawyers! We can offer helpful guidance and support during this difficult time.

At Patituce & Associates, we have 70+ years of combined experience. Throughout the course of their careers, our team has helped countless clients facing violent crime charges.

Ohio Vehicular Assault Penalties

A conviction of vehicular assault (O.R.C. 2903.08)  could range from a first-degree misdemeanor to a variety of levels of a felony. Living with a felony record is difficult, to say the least. In addition to immediate legal penalties, you may be kept from higher education opportunities, housing, and employment.

Simple Vehicular Assault

In simple vehicular assault, the prosecution alleges that you operated a vehicle recklessly, causing injury to another person or unborn child. Simple vehicular assault is a fourth-degree felony.

The penalties for simple vehicular assault in Ohio can include:

  • 6 to 18 months incarceration
  • Up to 5 years of driver’s license suspension
  • Additional penalties (if you have priors)

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Aggravated Vehicular Assault in Ohio

If an individual was intoxicated at the time and this was the reason for the accident, the charge is elevated to aggravated vehicular assault, a third-degree felony. There may be other aggravating factors that elevate the charge further, such as driving with a suspended license which may result in a second-degree felony.

Call Our Cleveland Vehicular Assault Crimes Lawyers

At Patituce & Associates, we have 70+ years of combined experience. Throughout the course of their careers, our team has helped countless clients facing serious criminal charges. Additionally, our Cleveland vehicular assault attorneys possess prosecution experience, which allows them to approach each case from the perspective of the other side.

When you work with us, we will be by your side through every step of the legal process – from the arrest onward.

To schedule your free first consultation, call our Cleveland criminal defense attorneys at 440-471-7784 today.

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