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Vehicular Manslaughter

Vehicular Manslaughter or Misdemeanor Death by Vehicle can be charged if a person unintentionally causes the death of another while driving a vehicle. If the operator of the vehicle is engaged in impaired driving and unintentionally kills someone, this is known as Felony Death by Vehicle (Class E felony). Aggravated Felony Death by Vehicle (Class C felony) can be charged if the driver has had prior DWI convictions within seven years of the date of the offense. Upon being charged with any of these crimes, it is vital to hire an aggressive DWI defense team to begin preparations for your defense.


At the Robinson Law Firm, P.A., we review every aspect of your case to determine the most effective legal strategy for your defense. If you are found guilty, many factors will be considered by a judge when determining sentencing for vehicular manslaughter. Your history of prior DWI convictions, employment history, criminal record and circumstances surrounding the incident are all reviewed. There are possible factors that could minimize the severity of the offense and the punishment levied could be lessened. You may have been charged with felony DWI, when in fact, you were not impaired at all. These are all factors that the Robinson Law Firm, vehicular manslaughter defense team will consider when representing your case.

Penalties are extreme for this type of offense and prosecutors will aim for the maximum sentence. The Robinson Law Firm’s success in defending against vehicular manslaughter is due to our tough and knowledgeable representation gained from nearly 40 years experience in the field of vehicular manslaughter. Your future is at stake if you are facing a criminal offense of this nature. Choosing a reputable, experienced attorney is important and may drastically change the outcome of your case.

Contact a vehicular manslaughter lawyer if you or a loved one has been arrested for vehicular manslaughter.