Des Moines Vehicular Homicide Lawyer

Were You Accused of Causing a Fatal Accident? Polk County Attorney Timothy Duffy Will Protect Your Rights

Vehicular homicide is a felony traffic offense in which a driver of a vehicle unintentionally kills another person while driving. Being convicted of vehicular homicides carries serious penalties, including mandatory jail time, driver's license suspension and heavy fines paid to the family of the victim or victims involved. Therefore, if you or someone you know has been accused of vehicular homicide, you need immediate and aggressive representation right away.

For more than 25 years, the Des Moines law office of Timothy M. Duffy, P.C., has defended the rights of clients throughout central Iowa facing serious criminal charges. Attorney Timothy Duffy works diligently and aggressively to protect your rights at every turn, seeking to minimize the charges and consequences you face.

Defending Your Rights and Freedom

Most vehicular homicide cases, sometimes called vehicular manslaughter, are the result of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, or operating while intoxicated (OWI). They can also be caused by aggressive speeding, drag racing on public roads and other reckless driving. If convicted of DUI or OWI that resulted in another's death, the accused is subject to a mandatory 25 years in jail without probation.

When the stakes are this high, you need an experienced and aggressive criminal defense lawyer on your side. Attorney Duffy is well respected by judges and prosecutors in various jurisdictions throughout central Iowa for his thorough and dedicated approach. He pursues every opportunity to have your charges reduced or to minimize the consequences you face. He is always prepared to take matters to trial to defend your rights and freedom.

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your vehicular homicide defense with an experienced Des Moines vehicular homicide attorney. You can reach us at 888-815-3584 during regular business hours or via e-mail at any time. We take most major credit cards and offer payment plans for your convenience.