Houston Intoxication Manslaughter Attorney
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Intoxication Manslaughter is a second degree felony. In order to find a person guilty of Intoxication Manslaughter, the State must prove that a person is guilty of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated (DWI) and causes the death of another person as a result of that intoxication. The intoxication only has to be shown to be a cause of the death, not the only cause of the death. Because of the seriousness of this type of offense you will need to a Houston intoxication manslaughter attorney to fight for you.
The punishment range for Intoxication Manslaughter is anywhere from 2-20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Due to the serious nature of the crime, you’ll need a skilled Houston intoxication manslaughter attorney on your side. A person’s driver’s license will be suspended from 180 days to 2 years. A person can get probation for Intoxication Manslaughter, but it is usually very difficult to get. A person getting probation for Intoxication Manslaughter will have to serve a minimum of 120 days in jail as a condition of probation up to a maximum of 180 days. 240 to 800 hours of community service will be required. Probation is almost never offered as a part of a plea bargain with the State. Typically a person must go to trial to get probation.
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No one wants to spend their life in prison for an offense they are not guilty of. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t delay! Contact Paul Darrow for an experienced Houston intoxication manslaughter attorney. He will have your best interest at heart and will fight for your rights!