An intoxication manslaughter conviction is considered a second-degree felony
If you were driving while intoxicated and accidentally kill someone, you may be charged with intoxication manslaughter in Texas. The crime is a felony and carries significant penalties if you are convicted. You may receive a prison sentence of up to 20 years as well as a maximum fine of $10,000.
Intoxication manslaughter or manslaughter with use of a deadly weapon are both second-degree felonies.
How a DWI defense lawyer can help
With so much at stake, it's important to have an experienced DWI defense attorney on your side. An intoxication manslaughter charge can have a devastating impact on your future. An aggressive lawyer, however, can help protect your legal rights.
Joseph LaBella is committed to helping clients get the results they are seeking. He is well versed in state and federal laws and understands the nuances of DWI cases. Attorney LaBella will investigate your case fully to make sure you are being treated fairly.
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