Death By Dangerous Driving

Death By Dangerous Driving

If you are facing a charge of Death by Dangerous Driving you will be extremely anxious about the consequences and going through court.

The offence of causing death by dangerous driving is an extremely serious offence which carries a maximum penalty is 14 years imprisonment, an unlimited fine an obligatory disqualification for a minimum of 2 years and a compulsory extended re-test, so the stakes are high. It is an indictable only offence which means it can only be heard at the Crown Court.

You should not leave this to chance and you need to get specialist advice as early as possible.

What amounts to Death by Dangerous Driving?

The prosecution have to prove that your driving was dangerous i.e. fell far below the standard of a competent and careful driver and that as a result of that driving you caused a death.

This type of offence is often extremely complicated often involving many witnesses, expert evidence which could include medical experts as well as road traffic accident investigation experts. Auriga advocates will meticulously review the evidence against you and prepare your defence leaving no stone unturned.

Andrea our managing director and principal solicitor was a fatal road traffic specialist for the CPS for many years and can has extensive knowledge of the CPS/police procedure which many other specialist firms do not have.

Can I speak to a lawyer at anytime if I have concerns?

At Auriga Advocates, our clients are valued. We understand the anxiety that a serious case like death by careless driving creates.

We understand how questions and concerns can pop up at any time, perhaps through conversations with friends and family.

You can call our specialist lawyer allocated to your case at any time and they will answer your question. If they are not available they will get back to you within 24 hours.

How much will it cost?

Due to the complexity of death by dangerous driving cases and the high stakes we are unable to apply one of our standard fixed fees. We will consider the evidence in your case and assess the requirements of representation, experts then will provide a fixed fee.

We tend to stage our fees in accordance with the court procedure i.e. magistrates court hearing, the plea and trial management hearing at the Crown Court and the Crown Court trial.

These higher fees can be paid by instalments as long as the final instalment is paid 14 days prior to the hearing which the fee covers.

We offer highly competitive rates, if you wish to know how much your case will cost call one of our specialist solicitors who will discuss your case and the fees free of charge.

One of our legal team will be more than happy to discuss your options and your concerns FREE OF CHARGE.

Between us we will reach the right option for you.

We will not charge you a penny until you instruct us to act for you.

We are confident that we can offer you the best advice and support but you do not have to take our word for it see what our clients think of us

By all means browse our website, we offer our services at highly competitive rates. You do not have to pay extra for attention and support we give that naturally because we care about you and understand what a traumatic experience being charged with an offence is.

Between us we will reach the right option for you.

We will not charge you a penny until you instruct us to act for you and offer an instalment payment plan to make it easier for you financially.

We are confident that we can offer you the best advice and support but you do not have to take our word for it see what our clients think of us

By all means browse our website, check out our services and fees you will find we offer our services at highly competitive rates. You do not have to pay extra for attention and support we give that naturally because we care about you and understand what a traumatic experience being charged with an offence is.

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AURIGA ADVOCATES

were fantastic. From the first telephone conversation where I enquired about the services and cost involved everything was totally clear. Both Andrea and Lloyd who I dealt with were professional but warm, reassuring and were always available to answer any concerns or questions I had. Right up until the day I entered court they were there for me. My barrister who represented me in court, Lisa, was again also fantastic.
Right down to value for money (and I did look around) I really cannot fault the service I got from Auriga Advocates.

Auriga Advocates

keep; you well informed with your current status and give you the confidence to appeal for a better outcome toward your case. I would recommend them to anyone needing help and reassurance to what sometimes can seem a time of hopelessness and despair

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