Are you facing criminal charges of vehicular homicide?
Vehicular homicide is the most severe DUI charge you can face. These cases can be very emotional as someone has lost their life. The increased levels of emotion on your part and of the deceased family and friends can become very complex - you will need a lawyer on your side to advise you on your best course of action. In some cases, the charges are completely unfounded and you are only being blamed because you may have had alcohol or drug content in your blood. You need a powerful and knowledgeable attorney on your side at this critical time. Contact a DeKalb County DUI lawyer from our legal team at the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson at once.
DeKalb County Vehicular Homicide Lawyer
A vehicular homicide charge can be either a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the details of your case. Either charge is very serious and you should speak to an experienced lawyer immediately. You may be charged with a misdemeanor homicide if the death was caused by the violation of the basic traffic laws and rules of the road. You can face up to one year in jail from this charge.
A felony charge results from a death caused by DUI or Reckless Driving. You can face up to 15 years in jail if convicted; it is therefore critical that you handle the DUI portion of your charge as quickly as possible. Situations like this require an experienced defense attorney on your side to help you address this serious criminal matter. We will review your case and develop a compelling defense that will help you through the complex process.
Contact a DeKalb County vehicular homicide attorney at the firm for immediate assistance with your case if you are facing vehicular homicide charges in DeKalb County.