In the state of Florida, vehicular manslaughter is considered to be a misdemeanor offense, which is punishable by up to one year in jail, fines, restitution and probation. Vehicular manslaughter is a form of involuntary manslaughter and is defined as a death that is the result of criminal negligence or disobeying traffic safety laws. Criminal negligence occurs when a person acts carelessly or unreasonably. Most cases of vehicular manslaughter result from DUI (driving under the influence) or reckless driving. By hiring an experienced attorney you can greatly decrease the chances that you will be sent to jail.
But you must act fast and contact an attorney who understands your rights and who will provide you with an outstanding winning defense. At the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, we have the experience, education and knowledge necessary to help obtain the best possible outcome for your vehicular manslaughter case. Florida criminal defense lawyer Robert G. Whittel has many years of legal experience working as a criminal defense lawyer and will work swiftly in putting together the best defense strategy for your Florida vehicular manslaughter case.Vehicular Manslaughter Defense in Florida
Florida attorney Robert G. Whittel is ready to help you with your vehicular manslaughter case. He will fight for your rights under Florida state law and will work to keep you out of jail. We have offices located in Ocala, Bushnell and Gainesville, Florida and can provide you with a free consultation of your vehicular manslaughter case and answer any questions that you may have.
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