There are some homicide crimes that don’t necessarily involve intent or malice, yet still can lead to extremely serious criminal charges. If a person causes the death of another as a result of reckless or negligent driving, they could face misdemeanor or felony conviction. Up until a few years ago, negligent homicide laws covered these types of offenses, but the law has since been expanded to include additional situations under these laws. If a crash leads to the death of another person, there will be extremely serious consequences, and it is absolutely essential that you or your loved one works with the best possible defense attorney throughout every stage of the defense process. Grabel & Associates is available in Clinton Township and statewide 24/7 for clients who have been accused of negligent homicide, reckless driving,
Founding attorney Scott Grabel has dedicated over a decade of his life to protecting Michigan’s accused, and along with the rest of our highly experienced team, will work to develop an aggressive and effective defense strategy tailored to the specifics of your negligent homicide case. Our Clinton Township firm has a reputation as a leader in reckless driving and homicide defense because of our proven ability to achieve exceptional results for clients in even the most difficult cases. Contact our team now and learn more about the charges you are facing and how we can help protect you as you battle back against Clinton negligent homicide conviction.
Under previous legislation dealing with negligent homicide in Clinton anyone who operated a vehicle at an immoderate rate of speed, or in a reckless or negligent manner could be found guilty of a misdemeanor resulting in a maximum of up to 2 years behind bars and a $2,000 fine. New Michigan crash-death legislation has been enacted, however, and previous statutes pertaining to negligent homicide have been repealed. Reckless driving causing death is a much more serious charge, and if driving is not determined to be reckless or negligent, a moving violation causing death charge can occur. It is important to contact a Clinton defense lawyer early on in your case if you or a loved one has been accused of any negligent homicide related case, and to find out how new Clinton laws could affect you.
Let trial lawyer Scott Grabel and the rest of our skilled team fight with you as you battle back against police and prosecutors who want to put you behind bars. We know what it takes to win in even the toughest cases and are prepared to do whatever it takes to help you overcome the charges you are facing.
Clinton vehicle code laws state that anyone who commits a moving violation causing death can face misdemeanor conviction. If convicted, the maximum penalty possible is one year behind bars and a $2,000 fine.
However, many offenses that used to be covered under negligent homicide are now included under reckless driving causing death, which is a much more serious felony offense. If convicted of reckless driving causing death, you could face up to 15 years behind bars. It is essential that no matter what charges you are facing, you work with an attorney who has experience working with cases similar to yours. Get in touch with Grabel & Associates now for a free initial case consultation and get answers to some of the questions you may have concerning moving violations and negligent homicide in Clinton.
With our team on your side, you can be confident that your best interests are protected throughout every stage of your case. Our lawyers work to develop individualized defense strategies for the falsely accused in all types of criminal cases, and our past results show why we are trusted by clients statewide to deliver exceptional case results. Let us provide you with a free initial case analysis and begin providing you with some of the information you need to start protecting yourself. We are available 24/7 to begin working with you or your loved one in Clinton.
To speak with a member of our defense team now, call 1-800-342-7896 or contact us online. Consult with a trial attorney who understands the unique laws and legal issues you face after you are accused of a vehicular homicide or moving violation causing death in Clinton. We are ready now to start guiding you towards a beneficial case outcome.