Milwaukee Vehicular Manslaughter Lawyers
Vehicular Manslaughter, also referred to as vehicular homicide, occurs when reckless or drunk driving causes another person’s death. Drunk driving, speeding, reckless driving, and gross negligence are all causes of vehicular manslaughter, and will result in either a misdemeanor or felony criminal charge brought against you.
If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter, you need an attorney who has the extensive experience and knowledge to be able to effectively defend you. The Milwaukee vehicular manslaughter lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. have a thorough understanding of the legal system and will fight aggressively to defend your rights.
Vehicular Manslaughter is either categorized as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances. Speeding or gross negligence may only result in a misdemeanor, whereas more serious offenses, such as driving while intoxicated, will most likely result in a felony charge.
Gross negligence occurs when a driver causes another person’s death due to some degree of negligence. Looking down to change the radio station, taking your eyes or concentration off the road while on a cell phone, and other similar situations constitute gross negligence and will most commonly be classified as a misdemeanor.
Your reputation, family, and future career opportunities may be irrevocably damaged if you are convicted of vehicular manslaughter. Contact an attorney immediately if you are facing vehicular manslaughter charges. A skilled attorney will be able to gather all of the facts of your case to ensure that you are properly represented in court.
The Milwaukee vehicular manslaughter lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. work diligently to make sure that you receive a fair trial. To schedule a consultation with one of the talented lawyers, contact the Milwaukee office of Hart Powell, S.C. by calling (414) 271-9595.