If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter (also called vehicular homicide), contact a Lynnwood criminal defense attorney at once for legal counsel and strong representation. You are facing extremely severe penalties, including imprisonment for many years. Vehicular manslaughter is the crime of causing an accident resulting in fatalities by driving a vehicle in a reckless manner, while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or with disregard to the safety of others. You can also be charged with vehicular manslaughter if a person was injured in the accident, and dies from their injuries within three years. Vehicular manslaughter is a class A felony punishable by:
Sentencing will be extremely harsh in cases involving drunk driving, prior DUI convictions, or related misdemeanor or felony offenses.
Dichter Law Office, PLLC can provide the aggressive representation you need when fighting vehicle manslaughter charges. Founding Attorney Jonathan Dichter is a proven litigator with considerable felony case experience. Our accomplished attorneys can ensure the accident is thoroughly reviewed by a private investigator, and can diligently prepare a tough defense. If you were also charged with DUI, we will look for mistakes made during your arrest and DUI testing that could result in a reduction in charges. We can also give you informed advice on what to say to law enforcement regarding the accident to prevent further legal problems.
A conviction in a vehicular homicide case can result in incarceration for
many years. These cases can be extremely complex, and will require representation
from a seasoned attorney.
Contact a Lynnwood vehicle manslaughter attorney at our office if you have been charged with vehicle homicide to discuss the laws pertaining to your case and how best to defend the accusations against you.