DUI Manslaughter Criminal Charges
The lawyers at Eisner Gorin LLP are skilled in defending charges of vehicular manslaughter caused by DUI. This crime is charged as a felony and can carry a state prison sentence of up to 10 years, depending on the specific situation. If you have been charged with or arrested for vehicular manslaughter, our driving drunk attorneys can help. When you contact our offices for a consultation, you will talk to an attorney who can answer your questions and help you understand your options from this point forward. If we work with you on your case, our lawyers will fight to help ensure you do not go to prison.
Causing the death of another person because of negligent or reckless driving is defined as vehicular manslaughter. When a person is driving under the influence and their actions cause an accident which results in the death of another person, this is a felony DUI manslaughter. A typical charge will result in up to 4 years in state prison; if gross negligence or extreme recklessness is proven, the sentence may escalate to 10 years in state prison.
The important thing to remember, if you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter, due to being under the influence, is that you have options. By working with a skilled lawyer you may be able to avoid a harsh sentence or a conviction altogether. A capable attorney, with the correct resources, may be able to prove that the accident was not actually your fault and was due to poor road or weather conditions or another driver – or that you were not actually intoxicated.
When you work with an attorney at our offices, you will have the backing of our entire team, including a private investigator who can thoroughly investigate your case and accident from all angles to help prove your innocence. If you were arrested for vehicular manslaughter, call us at (877) 781-1570 or use contact form to get protection you need now!