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Under Texas Penal Code §49.08 intoxication manslaughter occurs when an individual operates a vehicle, watercraft, aircraft or other means of transportation in a public area and while under the influence of drugs or alcohol accidently causes the death of another person.
If you have been charged with intoxication manslaughter, you could face very serious penalties. It is very important that you take the time to speak with an experienced Dallas criminal defense attorney from our firm as soon as possible. These charges if not properly defended can leave you facing a prison sentence, fines and other negative outcomes that will be dependent on the level of the situation.
Intoxication manslaughter is a second degree felony and can result in between 2 to 20 years imprisonment and $10,000 in fines if you are convicted. You may also face community service up to 800 hours, probation, alcohol drug evaluation and additional court fines. It is important that you do everything possible to avoid this extreme punishment. When you need fast, aggressive and knowledgeable legal assistance, the firm will be there to support you and fight for your rights.
Why do I need a DWI attorney in Dallas?
This type of crime is very serious and must be taken as such. Your attorney will work to investigate every aspect of your case to help ensure that your rights are protected throughout the process. Your life could change drastically for the worse if you are forced to spend a great part of your life in prison. Don't let it be said that you didn't do everything you could to protect your own rights. Contact the firm as soon as possible to speak with a qualified member of the team. Your attorney's goal should always be to do everything possible to support you and ensure that your rights are protected.