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Vehicular Homicides in DUI Cases

Vehicular homicide, also known as vehicular manslaughter, occurs when a person’s death is caused by the actions of an irresponsible driver. These cases are a sadly common occurrence in our society. However, some accidents are unavoidable, and the fault of the parties can be unclear. If you or someone you love has been accused of this crime, it is important that you discuss your situation with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to fight these charges. Contact the San Jose vehicular homicide attorneys of the Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C. at (408) 296-4100 to learn how we can help you.

Fighting a Vehicular Homicide Charge

Even though vehicular homicide sentences are typically less harsh than standard homicide charges, when DUI/DWI charges are involved, jail time can be exponentially increased for those found guilty.

If one of the following can be proven, it may result in your case being dropped or your sentence reduced:

  • Insufficient officer training
  • Testing irregularities
  • Improper breath machine calibration
  • Inaccurate blood samples
  • Failure to read Miranda rights
  • Incorrect time of testing

If evidence is inaccurate or obtained illegally, you may have a strong case against vehicle homicide charges. Penalties for vehicular homicide cases involving drunk driving can be severe and may result in years of imprisonment and serious long-term consequences. Avoiding these life-altering consequences is essential to keeping your rights and your freedom.

Contact Us

The San Jose vehicular homicide attorneys of the Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C. are ready to defend you against unfair charges. Contact us today at (408) 296-4100 to discuss your situation with an experienced legal professional.

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