Reckless Homicide Attorneys

South Carolina Reckless Homicide Attorneys

Reckless Homicide 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 reckless homicide 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 reckless homicide could end up as a felony crime.

If you have been charged with reckless homicide please contact the Strom Law Firm, LLC for a free consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys. Being convicted of reckless homicide 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 Reckless Homicide?

Reckless homicide refers to the death of a driver or passenger as a result of the following traffic violations:

•    Gross negligence
•    Drunk driving
•    Reckless driving
•    Speeding

Consequences of Reckless Homicide

Punishments associated with reckless homicide cases can vary and will either be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on other circumstances surrounding the incident.

Punishment for a reckless homicide conviction may be affected by having a prior criminal record or being on parole/probation status, and can result in:

•    Fines
•    Imprisonment
•    Probation

If you have been accused of reckless homicide, 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.


  1. […] However, Jenner will only face misdemeanor manslaughter charges for her role in the accident, and not gross negligence or more serious manslaughter charges. Misdemeanor manslaughter charges in California could put Jenner in jail for up to a year, but no more, and it is unlikely that Jenner will actually go to jail at all. In South Carolina, joint speeding violations such as a drunk driving incident that resulted in vehicular manslaughter could end up as a felony crime. […]

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