A night of drinking and the decision to get behind the wheel not only puts the driver at risk of being arrested, it also puts other people on the road in danger. A car accident that results in an injury or death to another person, and involves a driver who is intoxicated, could result in charges of vehicular assault or vehicular homicide for the drunk driver. If you are facing charges of vehicular assault, vehicular homicide or aggravated charges, you need the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney.
At the law firm of Catherine Cleveland, P.C., I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes for individuals facing vehicular assault or homicide charges in Salt Lake City and throughout the surrounding communities of Utah. In defense cases, I work closely with my clients to examine all possibilities for obtaining reduced charges and penalties following an arrest.
Criminal DUI Lawyer in Salt Lake City
If you are convicted of vehicular assault or homicide, you face the possibility of expensive fines and lengthy incarceration. You could also face more serious penalties if aggravating factors are present in your case, including driving without a license, driving with a suspended or revoked license, drug possession and child endangerment.
In addition to the criminal penalties, you will face increased insurance premiums and the possibility of losing your driver's license. A conviction will also show up on your criminal record, which could result in difficulties in gaining employment and obtaining loans well into the future.
Contact an Experienced Utah Vehicular Assault Lawyer
If you have been arrested for vehicular assault or homicide in Utah. I am available by phone at 801-783-3488 or toll free at 877-753-1247. You can also contact me online. Reasonable payment plans are available.