South Carolina Vehicular Manslaughter Attorneys
Vehicular manslaughter charges are usually filed in conjunction with another offense, such as drunk driving (DUI) or reckless driving, as these incidents tend to go hand-in-hand. These charges can have serious consequences, especially if filed with another incident, and could lead to a felony crime.
Someone who is accused of vehicular manslaughter will face a wide range of penalties depending on the degree of the charges associated with the crime. Misdemeanors may result from a joint speeding violation where as a drunk driving incident that resulted in vehicular manslaughter could end up as a felony crime.
If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter please contact the Strom Law Firm, LLC for a free consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys. Being convicted of vehicular manslaughter may leave you feeling overwhelmed and anxious, so call us today. Our criminal defense attorneys will fight hard to have your charges reduced, or even dismissed.
What is Vehicular Manslaughter?
Vehicular manslaughter refers to the death of a driver or passenger as a result of the following traffic violations:
- Gross negligence
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
Consequences of Vehicular Manslaughter
Punishments associated with vehicular manslaughter cases can vary and will either be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on other circumstances surrounding the incident. Punishment for a vehicular manslaughter conviction may be affected by having a prior criminal record or being on parole/probation status, and can result in:
If you have been accused of vehicular manslaughter, contact the Strom Law Firm, LLC today and let us help. We will determine the best course of action for your case. Our criminal defense attorneys will fight to protect your rights and provide you an aggressive and well planned defense.