Vehicular Manslaughter Library

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) defines vehicular manslaughter as “the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought, in the driving of a vehicle.”

Under state law, there are different types of vehicular manslaughter charges—“vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated” and “gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.” Violating either of these laws can lead to a lengthy jail term.

Distracted Driving Can Lead to Vehicular Manslaughter

Texting & Driving in Los Angeles? If Someone Dies, You Could Be Facing Jail Time Distracted driving is a hot topic these days. Both the federal and state governments have gone to great measures to ensure the public is aware of the dangers it imposes. In 2009, a law took effect in California (Wireless Communications...

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Vehicular Manslaughter | Resources

When an Accident Leads to Vehicular Manslaughter in California Car accidents happen on a daily basis in California. There are small “fender benders” and serious accidents that lead to death. While the possibility of an accident is not something you tend to focus on regularly, things can quickly change. If you were at fault in...

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What is California Penal Code 191.5?

California Penal Code 191.5 and What it Could Mean to You It is bad enough to be accused of drunk driving—it’s a whole lot worse when a deadly accident occurs. In the state of California, if you are believed to be the cause of a fatal wreck while intoxicated, you could be found in violation...

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Robert Ernenwein, an expert and experienced Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer, has over 30 years of experience defending persons accused of Vehicular Manslaughter. Mr. Ernenwein is a former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys and is Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He has been named as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and has appeared as a legal analyst on multiple cable news programs, including Fox News.

The experience and capabilities Robert Ernenwein will bring to your Vehicular Manslaughter Defense are unmatched.