Vehicular Manslaughter

Miami & Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Vehicular manslaughter is a felony charge in the state of Florida. Often combined with other charges such as driving under the influence or reckless driving, vehicular manslaughter can result in jail time, heavy fines, and restitution to the victim’s family. When vehicular manslaughter is the result of a DUI, you may face additional penalties such as a permanent revocation of your license.
Fighting for Your Rights
Vehicular manslaughter differs from other murder charges because it results from negligence rather than intent. The court is still likely to see this charge in black and white. The criminal defense attorneys at the Cochran Firm South Florida know there are varying degrees of gray that accompany these situations, and will fight to ensure your side of the story is heard, and you are presented with a fair and honest trial.
It is important that you do not attempt to deal with the police or the District Attorney on your own when you are accused of this crime. Only with the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney can you ensure your rights and freedoms are protected.
If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter in or around Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm, or Ft. Myers, Florida, please contact the criminal defense attorneys at the Cochran Firm South Florida to schedule an initial consultation today.