Mistakes happen. Unfortunately, those mistakes can sometimes have disastrous consequences, such as causing a fatal car accident. If you find yourself in this situation, it is imperative that you obtain legal representation to protect your rights.
With a prosecutor-turned Oxford criminal defense lawyer on our staff, we at Haughey and Niehaus LLC, know how to fight back and level the playing field against the state.
With so much on the line, contact us to schedule a free consultation.
We have offices located near Oxford, Mason and Butler, Ohio, to better serve you.
Many times, causing a fatal accident will lead to a vehicular manslaughter charge, which in most cases is a misdemeanor charge.
You will be charged with vehicular homicide if it is believed that you were doing any of the following:
A felony conviction can lead to serious punishments, including more than a year in prison and lengthy license suspension. Additionally, it will be much more difficult to expunge a felony conviction from your record, which will haunt you for the rest of your life.
We can provide you with the protection that the law affords you.
That is why it is important to work with the right defense lawyer, who understands what is at stake. We will thoroughly investigate the details of your arrest by gathering our own evidence, interviewing witnesses, and consulting with experts. We will do everything possible to minimize the negative effects of the charges, including getting the charges reduced to vehicular manslaughter, an important distinction that can improve your future.