Vehicular Manslaughter & DUIs
Did you cause a death in Dearborn or Wayne County?
Automobile accidents can often have fatal consequences, and this tragedy can be compounded for a driver involved if accused of vehicular manslaughter. Unfortunately, thousands of people die in car collisions every year throughout the country. When a fatal collision is found to be the result of drunk driving or other criminal driving conduct, then that person can be charged with vehicular manslaughter.
A Michigan OWI attorney will be able to represent you if you have been involved in an accident that resulted in the death of another person. Typically, vehicular manslaughter charges are filed against those who demonstrate reckless use of their vehicle, drive while intoxicated, or operate a car while using drugs.
Boulahanis & Associates is here to give every client the personal attention and consideration they deserve. You will receive your attorney's cell phone number upon retention so that we can be responsive to your legal needs. Our firm always explores every legal option available to our clients and pursues every avenue that could lead to a favorable ruling in your case.
Vehicular Manslaughter Penalties
Individuals can also be charged with vehicular manslaughter if they are involved in a fatal accident while possessing a revoked, denied or suspended driver's license. The most serious cases are those in which a person already has one DUI or
multiple DUIs on their criminal record. Penalties for vehicular manslaughter, if convicted, include up to 20 years in prison and fines between $10,000 and $20,000.
It is important to remember that each case is unique, and the actual sentence will vary depending on the circumstances and history of the accused. Need an attorney for vehicular manslaughter in Wayne County? If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter, contact our firm today!