Nevada Vehicular Homicide
Let Our Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys Fight for You
One of the most serious
criminal offenses that a drunk driver can be charged with is vehicular homicide. In order
to be convicted of this
vehicular crime, an alleged offender must be under the influence of alcohol or drugs,
has three previous
DUI convictions, and proximately causes the death of another individual while driving
or in actual physical control of a vehicle on or off the highways.
If you were arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in Nevada,
Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney LLC are ready to protect your rights and future. With decades of experience,
our Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers possess the extensive knowledge
of state driving laws to guide you through the complexities of your case.
Vehicular Homicide Penalties
Vehicular manslaughter is considered a category A felony, which is punishable
by a prison sentence between 25 years and life with the possibility of
parole after 10 years. However, if the driver was transporting a child
14 years old or younger at the time of the alleged incident, the court
may impose a longer sentence.
Call (702) 904-8858 to Have Our Legal Team on Your Side
Being arrested for vehicular homicide can be a frightening and overwhelming
situation. But remember, that does not mean that you are guilty. Our Las
Vegas criminal defense attorneys understand what it takes to develop an
effective defense strategy and get the most favorable results possible.
Contact us and request a
free consultation today.