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What Is Vehicular Manslaughter?

Vehicular manslaughter is the crime of unintentionally causing the death of a person due to illegal driving. Vehicular manslaughter can occur where there has been extreme carelessness, drunk driving, reckless driving, or speeding.

Is Vehicular Manslaughter a Misdemeanor or Felony?

Depending upon the circumstances, vehicular manslaughter can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony. In circumstances where the driver was speeding just a few miles over the speed limit, a court might find a misdemeanor. However, where the driver was driving under the influence, a court would most certainly find a felony.

Potential Consequences for Vehicular Manslaughter  

Factors for the above potential consequences can include: 

What Can You Do if You Have Been Accused of Vehicular Manslaughter?

Contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. A qualified lawyer familiar with your state laws can explain your available options and defenses.

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Last Modified: 12-10-2012 02:13 PM PST

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