DUI Accident Criminal Charges

The official name of the criminal charge arising from an accident caused by a drunk driver in Nevada is "DUI Causing Injury or Death" and falls under Nevada state law NRS 484C.430. The state has the authority to press felony charges if the police and prosecutor determine the accident was the direct result of the drunk driver’s negligence or criminal misconduct.

If you were charged with a traffic citation or DUI at the site of a motor vehicle accident in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, the penalty for a conviction can mean up to 20 years in prison. Make sure you have experienced, skilled legal counsel at your side.

You Cannot Afford To See What Will Happen Next

Vehicular homicide or vehicular manslaughter charges resulting from a drunk driving accident will receive public media attention. The prosecutor will be under heavy pressure to seek a conviction with the harshest penalties permitted under the law. Attorney Jeffrey Sloane, in Henderson, has been fighting to protect the rights of people charged with DUI in the Las Vegas metropolitan area for many years. He will work to make sure the prosecutor does not violate your rights or press for unwarranted criminal charges.

You do not have to wait for charges to be filed before obtaining a qualified defense lawyer. The sooner you get legal counsel at your side, the better advantage you will have when answering questions that may lead to charges. Call any time of the day or night to arrange a free initial consultation.

Free Consultation · Call The Law Offices Of Jeffrey G. Sloane At 702-269-8570

Attorney Jeffrey Sloane is one of the pre-eminent DUI accident defense attorneys in Henderson and represents clients throughout the Las Vegas area. He can be reached at his office in Henderson at 702-269-8570 or by email. He offers a free initial case evaluation and accepts all major credit cards.