Riverside Vehicular Homicide Attorney
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Vehicular homicide-murder—also called vehicular manslaughter—means
unlawfully killing another person with a vehicle without intending to
do so. Vehicular homicide can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony.
At Blumenthal Law Offices, our Riverside vehicular homicide-murder
attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of clients accused of
vehicular homicide, whether or not drunk driving was involved in the accident.
If you have been charged with vehicular homicide, please contact us as
soon as possible to get started on your defense. We have more than 100
years of combined legal experience defending clients charged with serious
crimes, including vehicular homicide.
Convictions & Penalties
Gross vehicular homicide-murder while intoxicated can result in up to 10
years in prison; with a previous manslaughter conviction, you can get
15 years to life.
Conviction and penalties on the various charges of vehicular manslaughter
or vehicular homicide-murder hinge on a number of questions:
- What was the cause of the accident?
- Were you driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more?
- Did you display negligence? If so, was it gross negligence or ordinary
- Did your negligence cause the death of another person?
Putting All Our Resources & Experiences to Work for You
Our criminal defense attorneys can fully investigate the case, interview
witnesses, and consult accident reconstructionists and other experts.
We work diligently to determine if factors other than your alleged negligence
contributed to the accidental death. In negotiations with the district
attorney, we seek to get the charges against you reduced or your case
dismissed. We are ready to give you our effective legal advice about whether
to resolve the case pre-trial or take it before a judge and jury.
Consult a former prosecutor about your defense.