Vehicular Manslaughter Giving You a Fighting Chance

Rhode Island Vehicular Manslaughter Defense Lawyer

Representing Those Accused of Vehicular Manslaughter

Most of us understand that driving under the influence (DUI), whether it involves drugs or alcohol, is a serious criminal offense. Even for those who face charges for the first time and have never committed any other crimes or have a clean record face the minimum penalties. Drinking and driving has serious consequences and can lead to an accident, serious injury, and sadly, even the wrongful death of another.

If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter, then you will need legal representation as soon as possible. We urge you to contact our RI DUI defense attorney Tom and his firm.

Vehicular Manslaughter Penalties

Vehicular manslaughter is the crime of causing a fatal accident while operating a motor vehicle. When someone is killed in a car crash, law enforcement will investigate to determine whether someone was intoxicated or otherwise under the influence of either drugs or alcohol and caused the crash. This will have to be determined during the trial, where prosecutors will take the evidence and try to prove that the defendant is guilty.

  • If convicted, the defendant may face penalties such as:
  • Minimum 5 and up to 10 years in prison
  • Fines costing $5, 000 and up to $10, 000
  • License suspension for up to 5 years

Furthermore, you may have to pay restitution to the victim’s family if the case is brought to civil court. The family may exercise their right to receive financial compensation and take action against you. For these reasons, you should seek defense and retain a Rhode Island DUI lawyer.

How an Attorney Can Help Your DUI Case

From the moment we begin working on your case until the end of the trial, we do not stop fighting for our clients. The courtroom can be a frightening place for anyone to face, especially for the everyday people, the ones most likely to be arrested for a DUI. We have a proven history of getting our clients favorable results, and Tom has received a rating of 10.0 Superb on Avvo and has been touted as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer in the United States.

Do not wait to seek counsel if you are facing vehicular manslaughter charges! Call our Rhode Island DUI attorney at The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq.

Why Tom Is the Right Choice

  • Proven Record of Success
  • Over a Decade of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Personalized Legal Representation
  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Free Consultations
  • 24/7 Availability

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