San Diego Vehicular Manlaughter Lawyers
Vehicular manslaughter is the crime of negligently driving a vehicle and directly causing the death of a human being. A vehicular manslaughter charge can result in the death of a passenger in your own vehicle if the death was caused while breaking the law. Vehicular manslaughter can be charged as a result of Drunk Driving, reckless driving and speeding.
Vehicular Manslaughter can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. The charge will most likely be a misdemeanor if it was due to a minor crime. This charge faces up to a year in County Jail or a fine. A felony vehicular manslaughter charge is the result of a more serious crime like Driving While Intoxicated or excessive speeding.
If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter in San Diego, it is important to have experienced criminal defense attorneys handling your case. Contact the San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyers at Steigerwalt Law Firm to review your case today!