Intoxication Manslaughter & Assault Lawyer
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Intoxication manslaughter is a very serious offense in Texas. These DWI
charges involve the serious bodily injury or death of another person in
an auto accident where one of the drivers was intoxicated. Prosecutors
are extremely aggressive in their pursuit of a conviction for intoxication
manslaughter or assault. It is very important that you have a defense
lawyer who is equally aggressive.
I am Houston intoxication manslaughter attorney
Mark A. Morasch. I offer my clients more than 20+ years of experience in criminal law,
and I have extensive experience representing people arrested for
DWI/DUI and other drunk driving charges. Contact a Texas intoxication manslaughter
and assault attorney for a
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Penalties for Intoxication Manslaughter
Intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault are felony drunk driving
offenses. If arrested for intoxication manslaughter or intoxication assault
a conviction can result in penalties of not less than two years and up
to 20 years in Prison, and/or a $10,000 fine, or Probation for five years
to 10 years and a mandatory driver's license suspension.
Texas Penal Code Section 49.07. INTOXICATION ASSAULT.(a) A person commits an offense if the person, by accident or mistake:
(1) while operating an aircraft, watercraft, or amusement ride while intoxicated,
or while operating a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated,
by reason of that intoxication causes serious bodily injury to another; or
(2) as a result of assembling a mobile amusement ride while intoxicated causes
serious bodily injury to another.
(b) In this section, "serious bodily injury" means injury that creates
a substantial risk of death or that causes serious permanent disfigurement
or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member
(c) Except as provided by
Section 49.09, an offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
Texas Penal Code Section 49.08. INTOXICATION MANSLAUGHTER.
(a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) operates a motor vehicle in a public place, operates an aircraft, a watercraft,
or an amusement ride, or assembles a mobile amusement ride; and
(2) is intoxicated and by reason of that intoxication causes the death of
another by accident or mistake. (b) Except as provided by
Section 49.09, an offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
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If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter or assault, contact
my office to discuss your case. Call
713-468-2394 (713-got-aDWI) or
e-mail me for a response the next business day. I offer payment plans, and I accept
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