West Palm Beach DUI Defense Attorney – (561) 902-1122
Driving under the influence (DUI) and being involved in a traffic collision that results in the death of another is considered the felony crime of DUI manslaughter in Florida. The State of Florida’s rigorous prosecutions of standard DUIs are escalated even further in a DUI manslaughter case. You need to act quickly and intelligently to defend your rights and your driving privilege from the potential penalties.
People convicted of DUI manslaughter in Florida can be punished with:
- Without a legal basis for downward departure from Florida’s Criminal Punishment Code, a minimum of over ten years (124.5 months) imprisonment. Even with a legal basis for a downward departure, a statutory mandatory minimum of four years imprisonment.
- Maximum of fifteen years in prison.
- Maximum of fifteen years of probation.
- Ten-thousand dollar fine.
- Permanent revocation of driving privilege.
Contact the Law Offices of Greg Rosenfeld, P.A., in West Palm Beach right away to work with a diligent criminal defense lawyer. Attorney Greg Rosenfeld has built a strong reputation for being able to reach positive results in complex, high-stakes DUI cases. Throughout his years of practice, he has tried more than 50 criminal cases and helped hundreds of clients.
Creating a Defense Strategy for Your DUI Manslaughter Case
Many of the defenses applicable to ordinary DUIs apply to DUI manslaughters. For example, Attorney Rosenfeld can challenge the legality of the stop, the detention, the field sobriety exercises, and the arrest. In addition, Attorney Rosenfeld can challenge the legality of the breath results, urinalysis, or blood draw. A strong defense to any DUI manslaughter may involve challenging the accident reconstruction performed by a vehicular homicide investigator.
Do not wait to protect your rights when so much is on the line. For aggressive defense backed by real experience, come to the Law Offices of Greg Rosenfeld, P.A. in West Palm Beach.
Explore your options right away. Call (561) 902-1122 at any time.