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Lynnwood Vehicular Homicide Lawyer

Vehicular Homicide Defense in Washington State

If you have been charged with vehicular homicide, contact a Lynnwood defense attorney at once for legal counsel and strong representation.

You are facing extremely severe penalties, including imprisonment for many years. At DUIHeroes, we also understand that it can be especially difficult to cope with the idea that your actions cost someone their life and we are here to help you through the entire process.

Call (425) 296-9358 or contact us online to discuss your rights and legal options with a Lynnwood vehicular homicide attorney in a free consultation.

What Is Vehicular Homicide?

According to RCW 46.61.520, in Washington, vehicular homicide is the crime of causing an accident resulting in fatalities by operating a motor vehicle:

  • In a reckless manner; 
  • While under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and/or 
  • With disregard to the safety of others. 

You can also be charged if a person was injured in the accident, and dies from their injuries within three years.

Is Vehicular Homicide a Felony in Washington State?

Vehicular homicide is a Class A felony punishable by:

Sentencing will be extremely harsh in cases involving drunk driving, prior DUI convictions, or related misdemeanor or felony offenses.

Get Started on Your Defense with a Free Consultation

DUIHeroes can provide the aggressive and understanding representation you need when fighting vehicular homicide charges. 

Founding Attorney Jonathan Dichter is a proven litigator with considerable felony case experience. Jonathan is a criminal defense instructor, who specializes in DUI investigations and field sobriety testing.

Furthermore, he works with a network of expert witnesses and private investigators in each case, so our Lynnwood vehicular homicide lawyers can give you informed advice on what to say to law enforcement regarding the accident to prevent further legal problems. 

A conviction in a vehicular homicide case can result in incarceration for many years. These cases can be extremely complex, and will require representation from a seasoned attorney.

Contact a Lynnwood vehicular homicide lawyer at 1 (800) DUI-HERO to discuss the laws pertaining to your case and how best to defend the accusations against you.


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