Representation Against Drunk Driving Homicide Charges In Pennsylvania
If you’ve been arrested for a DUI, you can expect a heavy hand in justice. If your DUI offense caused the death of another individual, however, penalties will be severe. DUI homicides are heavily punished in a court of law, and you cannot afford to face these charges without proper representation by your side.
Thompson Law has a reputation for providing honest and ethical representation for clients facing a first-time DUI offense, subsequent DUI and homicide DUI. Attorney William D. Thompson is a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and is a recipient of the 10 Best Award for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
What Penalties Could You Be Facing?
If convicted of DUI homicide in Pennsylvania, you could be facing the following penalties:
- Jail sentence of 3-10 years, for each victim
- $25,000 in fines for each victim
Because of the severe nature of DUI homicide, it is considered a second-degree felony under Pennsylvania law. This charge is subject to sentencing enhancement– If there was more than one victim involved in the accident, you can be charged with one count of homicide for each person.
A Criminal Defense Attorney Who Will Stand By You
It is frightening to be facing charges as serious as DUI homicide. In a legal system that can often feel isolating, Scranton DUI attorney William D. Thompson’s mission is to ensure that you never feel alone. He starts by taking the time to get to know you, your story and your goals. This allows him to provide the one-on-one attention needed to combat these charges and to safeguard your future.
To get started with a free initial consultation, you can contact the firm online or call 570-846-2819.