Defending Against DUI-Related Vehicular Assault And Homicide Charges In The Mid-South

If you are involved in a DUI accident that results in a serious injury or death of another person, it is important to put your case in the hands of an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible. You could face felony charges.

At The Law Office of Massey McClusky McClusky & Fuchs in Memphis, our lawyers can provide you with the strongest possible defense against all DUI charges, including vehicular assault and homicide. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and your options.

The consequences of a vehicular assault or homicide conviction are serious and lasting, as shown in the following chart:

Vehicular Assault

  • Class D felony
  • Two to 12 years in prison
  • One to five years driver's license revocation, based on prior offenses, with no restricted license
  • Court costs and fines

Vehicular Homicide

  • Class B felony
  • Up to 30 years in prison
  • Three to 10 years driver's license revocation, based on prior offenses, with no restricted license
  • Court costs and fines

Aggravated Vehicular Assault While Driving Intoxicated
(You may face this charge if you have prior convictions)

  • Class A felony
  • Up to 60 years in prison
  • One to five years driver's license revocation, based on prior offenses, with no restricted license
  • Court costs and fines

To convict you of vehicular assault or homicide, the state must prove that:

  • You had a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher.
  • Your intoxication was the proximate cause of the accident.

Our lawyers will conduct a careful examination of every detail of your case, including the circumstances of the accident and the actions of the other driver, to provide you with the most effective defense under Tennessee law.

Contact Our Memphis Office Today

If you have been involved in a fatal drunk driving accident in Memphis or anywhere in Tennessee, your initial consultation with us is free. We can speak with you in a jail or police station, if necessary. Email us or call 901-201-6747 or toll free 888-341-4226.