California Manslaughter Laws

Have You Been Charged with Manslaughter in The San Francisco Bay Area?

  • DUI Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter

You Need an Experienced Manslaughter Defense Attorney to Defend Your Rights.

A conviction for manslaughter can result in a sentence of two to ten years in a California prison.

Manslaughter cases are very serious, you need an experienced trail lawyer to fight your case and defend your rights. Call our office for free consultation about your manslaughter case.

What is Manslaughter?

Under California Law, an individual can be charged with three types of manslaughter charges.

1) DUI manslaughter — causing a fatal accident while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

2) Vehicular manslaughter — a fatality resulting from excessive speed, reckless driving, or other gross negligence behind the wheel.

3) Involuntary manslaughter — assault with a knife or other weapon (or even bare hands), or any intentional act that results in the unintended death of another person.