Fort Myers and Naples DUI Manslaughter Defense
Any arrest for DUI is a serious matter, but if you have been charged with causing the death of another person in a collision while driving drunk or under the influence of drugs, you simply cannot afford any delay in retaining legal representation to fight for you. The courts in Fort Myers and Naples take a tough stance against drunk driving, and in cases of DUI manslaughter they frequently deliver harsh sentences for a conviction.
Penalties for DUI Manslaughter in Naples, FL
When you are accused of causing a fatal drunk driving collision, you face felony DUI charges with severe penalties which can follow you for years into the future. It is a second degree felony, punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 and a prison sentence lasting fifteen years, along with a mandatory permanent revocation of your driver's license. In the event that you are charged with
leaving the scene of the accident, you can be charged with a felony of the first degree, which carries a maximum prison sentence lasting thirty years.
Fighting DUI Manslaughter Charges in Fort Myers
When you come to Parks & Braxton, PA for help in fighting charges of DUI manslaughter, you can benefit from the fact that we have successfully represented thousands of drunk driving cases and have nearly half a century of combined experience. Our Naples DUI lawyers frequently deliver lectures to other attorneys at seminars on the topic of DUI defense, sharing our insight and proven legal abilities with our peers. We will fight to clear your name of the charges, using any available evidence to prove that you did not cause the accident or raising reasonable doubts about whether you are at fault. Even if it is not possible to avoid a conviction, we can still seek to negotiate a favorable plea bargain to reduce your sentence.