Category «Felony DUI»

Second-Degree Murder

Second-Degree Murder

Any DUI / DWI charge can have difficult and far-reaching consequences, but drunk driving incidents that result in death are especially serious. DUI / DWI cases involving death generally fall into three different categories – vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and second-degree murder. An experienced California DUI / DWI attorney can launch an aggressive defense to each …

Manslaughter

Manslaughter

Drunk driving charges are always serious, but DUI / DWIs that result in death can have lifelong consequences for the driver. Drinking and driving episodes that result in death are nearly always charged as felonies, and carry the possibility of a state prison sentence. Drunk driving deaths are typically charged in one of three ways …

Vehicular Homicide

Vehicular Homicide

Although all DUI / DWI charges can bring severe consequences, those that involve the death of a passenger, someone in another vehicle, or a bystander are extremely serious. A drunk driving episode that results in death is typically charged as second-degree murder, manslaughter, or vehicular homicide. Vehicular homicide in the context of a Driving Under …

Felony DUI

Felony DUI

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) cases fall into three different categories – misdemeanors, felonies, and “wobblers” those offenses that can be charged either way, but usually are charged as felonies. How a drunk driving case is charged depends on many factors. A California criminal defense attorney experienced in drunk driving …

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