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DUI Manslaughter in New York

Vehicular manslaughter is the intentional killing of another person while under the influence of alcohol. If you have been accused of DWI manslaughter in New York, it is extremely important that you work with a skilled drunk driving attorney to protect your rights and freedom.

I am criminal defense lawyer Wilson LaFaurie, and I have more than 17 years of experience handling drunk driving cases in New York. When you contact my law firm, I will meet with you one-on-one to discuss your case and address any questions you may have. As your attorney, I will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the incident, examining every possible avenue for defense.

Sentencing For Vehicular Manslaughter

The penalties for vehicular manslaughter are severe, and the cases surrounding such charges can be complex and time-consuming. In general, the offense can be split into two degrees:

  • Second-degree vehicular manslaughter occurs when a driver accidentally causes the death of another person as the result of intoxication by drugs or alcohol. This law applies to ATVs and snowmobiles as well as cars and trucks.
  • First-degree vehicular manslaughter is applicable in cases of extreme intoxication — .18 percent blood alcohol content or higher. It may also be used in cases involving multiple fatalities, cases in which the driver had a suspended or revoked license, or if the suspect has a previous conviction for a similar offense in the past.

Both offenses are felonies with severe consequences applied upon conviction. Second-degree vehicular manslaughter is punishable by up to seven years in prison and fine of up to $5,000. Those convicted of first-degree vehicular manslaughter could face up to 15 years' imprisonment.

Skilled Assistance With Vehicular Manslaughter Defense

If you are facing charges for vehicular assault, vehicular manslaughter or vehicular homicide, I can help you prepare an effective defense. My goal is to help you resolve the case on the most favorable possible terms, protecting your future and enabling you to move forward more quickly.

To schedule a free consultation with my Brooklyn law office, contact me online or call (718) 215-9182. Se habla español.

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