Charged with Vehicular Homicide?
NYC Criminal Lawyer Protecting the Rights of Defendants in Westchester,
Bronx, Manhattan, and Scarsdale
Over 6 million vehicle accidents occur every year in the United States.
Unfortunately, a great many of these collisions result in the death of
one or more individuals involved. If you were involved in an accident,
you are probably already facing the stress of dealing with your own injuries
or property damage issues. Putting a vehicular manslaughter charge on
top of those existing stressful situations can be extremely upsetting.
At the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser we are aware that these types
of charges can be traumatizing to both the charged individual and his
or her family. That is why they are dedicated to providing you with knowledgeable
legal advice and a strong, aggressive defense.
Vehicular Homicide Charges in New York City
If you are convicted of vehicular homicide, you could face up to 15 years
imprisonment on one count. This is an extremely serious charge that could change your life and the
lives of your family forever. As soon as you know or suspect that you
will be charged with vehicular homicide, you should contact a criminal
defense attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser to discuss
your legal options. With the help of a competent lawyer, you will maximize
your chances of receiving a positive outcome in your case.
Vehicular homicide is generally defined as causing the death of another
person or persons through negligent, careless, reckless or dangerous driving.
You can also be charged with vehicular homicide in New York if your unlawful
actions (non-felony) result in the death of another person. If you are
charged with this crime and you were knowingly driving with a suspended
or revoked license, you could face a much harsher sentence.
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