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Vehicular Homicide

Dedicated Washington Lawyers Advise Clients Accused of Vehicular Homicide Allegations

Knowledgeable law firm represents drivers in the Lakewood area in prosecutions arising from fatal crashes

Vehicle collisions that result in someone’s death often involve complicated issues of law and fact. At Law Offices of Matthew J. Rusnak, LLC, our Washington criminal defense lawyers defend individuals in the Lakewood area and throughout Washington who face vehicular homicide charges. We provide thorough advice on specific charges that sometimes include manslaughter or even murder. Our compassionate lawyers understand the stress involved with such allegations and will work tirelessly on your behalf for the best possible result. Our attorneys draw on real-world legal experience to deliver a strong argument on your behalf.

Skillful Washington advocates protect the rights of defendants in auto death cases

Law Offices of Matthew J. Rusnak, LLC attorneys are well versed in the law regarding vehicular homicide and will advise you on specific aspects of your litigation, which might include:

  • Violation of traffic or pedestrian laws
  • Effects of alcohol or drug use
  • Standards for criminal and gross negligence
  • Alternative accident causes such as mechanical defects
  • Elements of specific criminal counts for manslaughter and murder
  • Available defenses including lack of capacity or requisite mental state

Our defense lawyers deliver high-quality advice and tireless advocacy to protect your fundamental rights under the law.

Detailed counselors provide comprehensive support in vehicular homicide matters

Most auto accidents prompt conflicting accounts of what occurred. When someone has died, the pressure to find what really happened increases greatly. We understand what is at stake and work diligently to find information and witnesses that might have been overlooked. By developing a thorough, supported narrative of the facts, we give clients the best chance for a favorable result at trial or in a plea agreement.

Contact a compassionate Washington criminal defense attorney for help with vehicular homicide charges

The lawyers of Law Offices of Matthew J. Rusnak, LLC offer comprehensive advocacy for drivers throughout Washington who have been accused of unlawfully causing the death of someone else. Call us at 253-588-4006 or contact us online for a free consultation at our Lakewood office.

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  • Lakewood Office
    5515 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
    Suite 126
    Lakewood, Washington 98499-3125
    Phone: 253-588-4006