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    Drunk Driving Manslaughter Criminal Defense Attorneys In Phoenix

    Types Of Car Accident Manslaughter Charges We Handle:

    Fatal Car Crashes And Truck Accidents Resulting In Manslaughter In Phoenix

    Fatal Car Crashes & Truck Accidents

    When a pedestrian dies as the result of a DUI vehicle accident, the defendant can be sent to prison for 7-21 years. Let our Phoenix vehicular manslaughter attorneys represent your case.

    DUI Manslaughter Involving Pedestrians In Phoenix

    DUI Manslaughter Involving Pedestrians

    If a cyclist under the influence causes injury or damage, or a drunk driver hits a cyclist, they can face hefty fines and other severe consequences.

    Bike And Bicycle Accidents Resulting In Death

    Bike & Bicycle Accidents Resulting In Death

    If your loved one has died as the result of someone else’s negligence while driving, our wrongful death lawyers near you in Phoenix can fight for an optimal outcome.

    Reckless And Negligent Driving Manslaughter Lawsuit In Phoenix

    Reckless & Negligent Driving Manslaughter

    Contact our Phoenix criminal defense law firm for protection and expert legal guidance if you are accused of driving recklessly and causing injury, damage, or death.

    Penalties For Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

    In Arizona, the conviction of DUI manslaughter or vehicular homicide have a lifelong impact on the defendant and their personal freedoms. Prison time can be extensive, along with hefty fines and a tarnished reputation. Arizona law considers manslaughter to be a Class 2 felony and will prosecute accordingly. You need the help of our reputable Phoenix DUI manslaughter lawyers at Villanueva Skura Attorneys at Law to ensure a minimal sentence and optimal outcome against your allegations!

    First Degree Vehicular Homicide

    ARS §13-1105

    Considered the premeditated, intentional killing of another person. It is a Class 1 felony, punishable by life sentence in prison with no hope of parole.

    Second Degree Vehicular Homicide

    ARS §13-1104

    Intentionally killing another person without premeditation, such as in a bar fight or road rage incident, is considered a Class 1 felony with a hefty prison sentence.

    Vehicular Manslaughter

    ARS §13-1103

    It is considered a Class 2 felony in Arizona to drive under the influence and end up killing another person, whether it is your passenger, another driver, or a pedestrian.

    Vehicular Negligent Homicide

    ARS §13-1102

    Operating a vehicle while under the influence and unintentionally killing a person as a result can lead to a prison sentence of 1-15 years, along with hefty fines.

    Why Choose Our Car Accident Manslaughter Law Firm Serving Phoenix

    Professional DUI Manslaughter Attorneys Providing Legal Aid In Phoenix

    Professional DUI Manslaughter Attorneys

    As a top rated criminal defense law firm, Villanueva Skura Attorneys at Law takes your charges as seriously as you do. With decades of experience and thorough knowledge of Arizona law, our Phoenix DUI defense lawyers are prepared to help you navigate the charges against you with confidence and ease.

    Years Of Experience In DUI And Criminal Defense Cases In Phoenix

    Years Of Experience In DUI & Criminal Defense Cases

    Our entire legal team at Villanueva Skura Attorneys at Law carries decades of experience defending clients facing all types of criminal charges in Arizona. From assault and domestic violence, to DUI and manslaughter, we are your best resource as you fight for an optimal outcome in your case. Schedule your free, no-obligation consultation with us today!

    Manslaughter Legal Defense From A Former AZ Prosecutor

    Manslaughter Legal Defense From A Former AZ Prosecutor

    As former AZ prosecutors, our Phoenix manslaughter defense attorneys are prepared to consider every angle the prosecution will throw against you as we build an individualized defensive strategy. We are diligent, reliable, and equipped with the knowledge and experience necessary to guide you through the legal process step by step.

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    Defend Your Freedom With Our 5-Star Rated Manslaughter Lawyers

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    Hello people of the internet, first off no I’m not a bot, I’m a real person who had a real problem. I was in a bad spot with the law and didn’t feel comfortable using a court appointed attorney because I knew that they would just push me through the system and I would just become another statistic. I didn’t want that for myself. I found VS Criminal attorney and figured I’d give them a call and tell them about my situation. Michelle got back to me very quickly and gave me a run down of my charges, what I would be facing and told me that she would do her best to reduce the charges that were brought up against me. I didn’t have much to offer at the time but she was understanding and as long as your willing work with her, her and her team will work with you. Throughout the course of a year she worked with me keeping me updated, suggesting routes that I should take that would help with my case. She gave me inner peace every time she gave me new information on what would happen next. The dedication she put into to my case really helped. She was able to reduce my sentence down to probation only. From what it once was to what it is now I can only be grateful for her and her team. If your in a bad spot and feel you may have a good case. I suggest giving them a call and see what they say. I am 110% happy with the outcome I got and it was all worth it because without them I know I would have just been pushed through the system and became another statistic. Thank you Michelle, you have a wonderful team I really appreciate all you’ve done for me.

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    Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

    If you want a caring and responsive lawyer who you can count on I’d highly recommend looking no further. MIchelle will be there for you during what is likely one of the worst times in your life and actually give you the priority and individual care that is needed from your lawyer. My son received a fully dismissal because of the amazing work of Michelle, on what could have been a very serious sentence due to how the law sometimes works in a failed manner.

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    Common Defenses to Vehicular Homicide Charges In Phoenix

    Common Defenses To Vehicular Homicide Charges

    Schedule a consultation today to discuss the allegations against you, and let our legal team do what they are trained to do – use the most common and uncommon defenses to protect your rights and clear your name.

    • Accident Was Caused By Another Event

    • Illegal Search & Seizure By The Police

    • Unreliable Eyewitness Testimony

    Other Manslaughter Charges Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Handle:

    Involuntary Manslaughter & Negligent Homicide | ARS §13-1405

    Sudden Quarrel & Heat Of Passion Manslaughter | ARS §13-1405

    Manslaughter By Aiding Suicide | ARS §13-1405

    Manslaughter Of An Unborn Child | ARS §13-1405

    FAQs About Manslaughter Charges

    Arizona law considers DUI manslaughter and negligent homicide to be serious crimes, with conviction resulting in prison sentences, extensive fines, and lifelong impact on your family and personal freedoms. Both crimes are committed without premeditation, but manslaughter is considered to be more severe because the person was culpably aware that they were acting negligently but continued to engage in the behavior anyway, and ended up injuring or killing someone as a result.

    Homicide, murder, and manslaughter are each considered a felony with consequences. Murder is the intentional killing of another person without premeditation. Manslaughter is the killing of another person without intention or premeditation to do so. Homicide includes both legal and illegal killings, with the distinction between the two defining it as murder. A war zone or self defense is an example where killing a person is not considered a crime.

    If this is your first DUI conviction and you are responsible for the death of another person, you can definitely be sentenced with both voluntary manslaughter and drunk driving charges. You could receive a prison sentence of 7-21 years depending on the severity of the circumstances. Having a reputable attorney on your side to navigate the legal process and represent your rights will have a strong impact on the outcome of your case.

    Typically, the penalty for voluntary manslaughter conviction in Arizona is a 15 year prison sentence and a $30,000 fine. The penalty for conviction of involuntary manslaughter is a 10 year prison sentence and a $20,000 fine. Contact Villanueva Skura Attorneys at Law right away to ensure the best chance at an optimal outcome. Our Phoenix involuntary manslaughter defense lawyers are equipped to help!

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      Mesa, AZ 85202