Intoxication Manslaughter

Intoxication Manslaughter in Texas

Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter? Call Our Bryan, TX DUI Attorney Today

If you have been arrested for intoxication manslaughter, also known as vehicular manslaughter or DWI resulting in fatality, you will be facing serious penalties and permanent damage to your reputation. That is why it is necessary to hire legal representation from a qualified and reliable criminal defense lawyer.

At The Law Office of Shane Phelps, P.C., our legal team possesses the experience and skill required to help you protect your rights, reputation and freedom. With more than 30 years of experience, we are prepared to do whatever it takes to get your charges reduced or have your case dismissed entirely.


Contact our vehicular manslaughter lawyer today if you are facing charges.


Intoxication Manslaughter Penalties in Texas

Under Texas law, an individual commits the offense of intoxication manslaughter when he/she operates a motor vehicle in a public place and is intoxicated by alcohol or impaired by drugs upon causing the death of another by accident or mistake. Intoxication manslaughter is the most serious DWI charges in the state, since the crime is classified as a 2nd degree felony. A 2nd degree felony is punishable by a prison sentence between two and 20 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

However, if a peace officer, firefighter or a person who is an emergency medical personnel worker is killed upon an intoxicated manslaughter incident while on active duty, the crime is considered a first degree felony. A first degree felony is punishable by a life imprisonment term or a prison sentence between five and 99 years, as well as a fine of up to $10,000.

Get a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

With the stakes this high, having our legal team on your side can help you get your life back to normal. As a former prosecutor, our founding attorney can anticipate how the prosecution will prepare for your case and develop a solid strategy. Avoid an intoxication manslaughter sentence by getting help from our firm today!


Contact our Bryan, TX vehicular manslaugher attorney and schedule your free consultation.


Client testimonials

  • “Mr. Phelps's professionalism and his knowledge of the law was absolutely exceptional.”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on Avvo
  • “He immediately assured me (panicked mother) that he would guide my son and I through this Class B misdemeanor. He did indeed!”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on Avvo
  • He's very knowledgeable, professional and sincere. I would recommend Shane to any and everyone.

    “Our son committed what we considered a major crime. Shane was recommended by the bail bondsman. We called and actually got to see him the same day. We had our day in court, which was a simple in and ...”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on FindLaw
  • He was able to not only have the charges dismissed, but completely expunged from my son's record.

    “Working with Mr. Shane Phelps is the absolute best decision I made when I was in need of an attorney for my son. Mr. Phelps was extremely helpful in guiding me through the entire process of my son's ...”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on FindLaw
  • Not only very knowledgeable but he is very kind and compassionate

    “Our family highly recommends Shane for your legal matters. He is not only very knowledgeable but he is very kind and compassionate. He is a straight shooter, not telling you what he thinks you want to ...”

    - Sharon; Read this review on FindLaw
/

Striving for Favorable results

  • Case dismissed Criminal Trespass - Property
  • Both Charges Dismissed 2 counts of Aggravated Assault
  • Motion to Adjudic dismissed. Probation completed Motion to Adjudicate on Possession of Marijuana 4oz. - 5 lbs
  • Refused Possession of False ID
  • Refused following our investigation Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor (Class A)
  • Reduced to Class C Misdemeanor Criminal Trespass to Habitation (Class A)
  • Refused Aggravated Kidnapping (1st Degree)
  • Reduced Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Theft $20,000-$100,000 (3rd Degree)
  • Reduced Driving While License Suspended
/

Benefits of Hiring Our Firm

  • 24/7 Availability
  • Free Case Consultations
  • Award-Winning & Recognized Counsel
  • Former Prosecutor Experience
  • Board Certified Criminal Defense Specialist Since 1992 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Over 30 Years of Legal Experience

Shane Phelps' Accomplishments