Boston Negligent Operation Lawyer
Accused of Operating to Endanger? We can Help!
Reckless driving is commonly known as negligent operation in Massachusetts. Unlike most traffic violations, however, driving to endanger is a criminal offense that can result in a criminal record and even a jail sentence, rather than only a fine and driver’s license suspension. In order to avoid conviction, you need to defend yourself with the help of a skilled criminal defense lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been arrested for negligent operation, look no further than DeGiacomo & Mikhlin, P.C. and get nearly a decade of legal experience on your side. Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin are former prosecutors who have handled thousands of criminal cases, including traffic-related cases such as driving to endanger. They can investigate your arrest, analyze evidence, negotiated with the prosecution, and help you get the best possible result in your case.
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What is Negligent Operation in Massachusetts?
According to Massachusetts law, negligent operation or driving to endanger means operating a vehicle in a negligent or reckless manner that endangers the lives and safety of others on the road. In order to convict someone of negligent operation, the prosecution must prove (1) the defendant was driving, (2) the defendant drove on a road that is accessible to the public, and (3) the defendant drove in negligent or reckless manner that may endanger the lives and safety of the public.
Types of Negligent Operation Offenses
Common examples of negligent operation include:
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
- Failing to follow signs and signals
- Weaving or switching lanes without signaling
- Poor defensive driving
- Driving the wrong way
What are the Penalties for Negligent Operation?
Negligent operation is a misdemeanor offense, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of two years, driver’s license revocation for up to one year, and fines. A Boston negligent operation attorney can either negotiate your penalties down to a fine, help you obtain probation instead of jail time, or get your entire case dismissed.
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Attorneys DeGiacomo and Mikhlin offer personalized and responsive legal representation for each client because they understand each case has its own unique circumstances. They are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to answer any questions or concerns that clients may have about their case.
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