In Hall County, a driver may be charged with vehicular homicide if the driver's recklessness and negligence cause the death of another driver, passenger, or pedestrian, and the instrument of that death was the vehicle that person was driving. Whether the crime is caused by DUI or reckless or erractic driving, the crime is very serious and the driver faces stiff penalties. If the driver has prior convictions, the sentence may be even more severe. The presence of children in the car will also greatly enhance the possible penalties.
These cases are very serious and life altering. Contacting a skilled and experienced DUI attorney right away is essential to begin mounting effective defense strategies, preserving evidence, and negotiating with prosecuting state attorneys. Richard Lawson is an attorney specializing in DUI defense in Hall County. Mr. Lawson only handles DUI and vehicular homicide cases and is up to date on all the relevant developments. In addition, Mr. Lawson is well versed in the science behind DUI and in the procedure that law enforcement needs to follow. If you are facing serious driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol charges, call Mr. Lawson's Hall County office today for a free consultation.