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Vehicular Manslaughter

New Windsor Vehicular Manslaughter Attorneys

Protecting your Rights and Freedoms
Causing serious injury or death in an auto accident increases the penalties significantly. If you have been charged with vehicular assault, manslaughter or homicide, you need experienced, aggressive representation. Depending on the charges you could be sentenced to between 4 and 25 years in prison if convicted.
Silver & Lesser, P.C., provides representation from former Orange County assistant district attorneys who understand how the state prosecutes these cases. We investigate the case immediately, using investigators who are former police officers. In many cases, the quick action of an investigator can lead to an acquittal. We may also hire accident Reconstructionist, chemists and other experts necessary to defend a client. Contacts us immediately so we can start the investigation before evidence disappears and people forget details. To schedule a consultation with a New Windsor vehicular manslaughter lawyer, please call 845.562.9092 or contact us online.

Vehicular Assault, Manslaughter and Homicide
•    Vehicular assault in the second degree-driver causes serious injury to another and is either intoxicated or under the influence of drugs, or operates a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of drugs. Class E felony punishable by up to 4 years in prison
•    Vehicular assault in the first degree-driver causes serious injury while having a blood alcohol content  (BAC) of .18 percent or more, or is under influence of drugs; or while driving on revoked license; or has prior convictions for vehicular crimes; or injures more than one person; causes death of a child 15 years or younger in the vehicle. Class D felony punishable by up to seven years in prison.
•    Vehicular manslaughter in the second degree-driver causes the death of a person while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; or operates a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of more than 18,000 pounds and containing flammable materials. Class D felony punishable by up to seven years in prison
•    Vehicular manslaughter in the first degree-driver causes the death of one or more people while having a BAC of .18 percent or more, or under the influence of drugs; and while license is suspended for DWI/DUI conviction or Breathalyzer refusal. Class C felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
•    Aggravated Vehicular homicide-driver causes the death of one or more people while having a BAC of .18 percent or more, or under the influence of drugs; and while license is suspended for DWI conviction or Breathalyzer refusal; or has prior DWI or vehicular homicide convictions; or causes the death of one or more people and the serious injury of one or more people; causes the death of a child 15 years or younger in the vehicle. Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison.
You cannot afford to take chances with your future. Speak with an attorney today.
Silver & Lesser, P.C. - Orange County Vehicular Assault Lawyers
Please call 845.562.9020 or contact us online to schedule an attorney consulation.