Vehicular manslaughter is a serious criminal charge. In Florida, the maximum penalties for this offense may include up to 15 or even 30 years in prison, depending upon the particular circumstances of the crime. Did you know that you may find yourself facing vehicular manslaughter charges even if you did not intentionally cause an accident or were not driving particularly recklessly? There is always the risk that you will face vehicular homicide charges if you are involved in a fatal auto accident.
At Finebloom & Haenel, our skilled Florida criminal defense attorneys are standing by to see how we can help you in the face of your vehicular manslaughter, DUI manslaughter or vehicular homicide charges. Let us evaluate the circumstances of your charges and the accident itself in order to determine how we can best approach your defense and help you avoid a conviction. Our legal team consists of former prosecutors as well as public defenders, meaning that we have a thorough understanding of both sides of a criminal case. Let us put our experience and knowledge to work for you.
Before you speak to the police or any investigators regarding the accident, it is crucial that you discuss your case with a criminal defense lawyer. If you are convicted, it is possible that you may face a number of different types of penalties, including license suspension, large fines, imprisonment, community service, and probation. You may even face a civil lawsuit if the victim’s family decides to seek financial compensation for their loss.
Our lawyers represent clients in complex vehicular manslaughter cases throughout Florida, including in Tampa, Hillsborough, Orange, Polk, Orlando and Lee Counties. Let us answer your questions and address your concerns during a free initial consultation.