Your boyfriend should speak with the same attorney who helped him previously.
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Is this a legal question - or an ethical one? Or something else? I would think your boyfriend would need to do the right thing and take responsibility for his actions. I would think you need to do the right thing as well.
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I agree that you should speak to the lawyer that helped previously.
Also, he should see about getting some advice regarding his license. I assume he does not have one and that is the reason that he takes off. Most states have provisions for hardship licenses.
Good Luck, Jeff Flores
I agree with Attorney Peacock's response. Tell your boyfriend to see his previous attorney and thereafter contact the police regarding the accident. Since property damage was all that was involved, the charge, if any, will be a misdemeanor at most.
Also, since you note that your boyfriend committed a similar offense in the recent past, please tell him to wake up and start taking responsibility for his actions. His running away from these two incidents reflects the mindset of an 8-year-old child who got caught with his hand in the cookie jar.
Robert E. Heyman, Esq.
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