Obtain the Representation of a Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
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.