Fort Bend County Manslaughter Attorney
What is Considered Manslaughter in Texas?
Manslaughter is defined in the Texas Penal Code §19.01 as the act of knowingly and recklessly causing the death of another individual. If you or a loved one were arrested and charged with manslaughter, you will be facing felony charges and could potentially be tried, convicted and sentenced to the death penalty. The moment you are arrested for manslaughter, you need to contact an experienced Sugar Land Criminal Defense Attorney from Stornello Law Firm, P.C. right away.
At our firm, we have 20 years of legal experience and will actively pursue a favorable outcome for your criminal case. We are not afraid to cross-examine witnesses and challenge evidence obtained in your case to help you achieve a favorable outcome.
What is Intoxicated Manslaughter?
In some situations, an arrest for driving while intoxicated can lead to a charge of intoxicated manslaughter. In these cases, individuals were involved in an accident while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and the accident resulted in the death of another individual. Situations like these are difficult because although the person acted while under the influence, according to Texas law, they still willingly entered a vehicle and operated it. This act is considered a reckless car accident that specifically endangered other individuals on the road and resulted in the death of another person. If you are convicted of intoxicated manslaughter, you could be sentenced to life in prison.
Trusted Legal Defense from Our Sugar Land Criminal Attorneys
After an arrest, it is vital that you work with an attorney who is not afraid to actively defend your rights and freedoms. At Stornello Law Firm, P.C., we are committed to achieving successful case outcomes and have the experience to aggressively defend your rights. The moment you or a loved one are arrested and charged with any form of manslaughter, you need to immediately work with Stornello Law Firm, P.C. and begin developing a strong defense for your case.
If you have questions or concerns regarding your situation, do not hesitate to schedule a free case evaluation with a trusted Sugar Land Criminal Defense Lawyer from our firm today!
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