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Vehicular manslaughter occurs when an auto accident causes the death of a person. The person killed could be a pedestrian, passenger within the vehicle, or driver of another vehicle. Often times, vehicular manslaughter cases are tied to DUI, negligence, or reckless behaviors, increasing the severity of the charges.
Even if you were not under the influence of alcohol or were not driving recklessly, you can still face vehicular manslaughter charges. That is why it is crucial to obtain legal representation from a skilled and knowledgeably West Palm Beach criminal lawyer. The Law Offices of Phillip T. Ridolfo, Jr. provides sound legal guidance and counsel to ensure the best outcome for your case.
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What penalties could I be facing?
Vehicular manslaughter is the most severe traffic-related offense and often results in serious consequences and repercussions, especially if aggravating factors were involved.
Penalties for vehicular manslaughter can include the following:
- Second degree felony
- Up to 15 years in prisons
- Restitution to the victim's family
- Up to $ 10,000 in fines
The resting guilt is a heavy burden after a fatal accident, not to mention the looming possibility of criminal charges. Vehicular manslaughter is a serious offense with even more serious penalties. Having strong representation is a vital component to avoid such a scarring mark on your record and allow you to move forward properly. With a West Palm Beach criminal defense lawyer on your side, you can rest assured knowing your case is in qualified hands.
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Do not wait to obtain legal representation if you have been involved in an accident that caused the death of another! Call The Law Offices of Phillip T. Ridolfo, Jr. today to speak with an experienced and aggressive criminal lawyer. I can diligently build your case and help protect your future and your name.
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