Manslaughter Crimes – Orlando Criminal Attorney

A person charged with manslaughter faces the possibility of being sentenced to significant State prison time if found guilty of the offense. If you have been accused of manslaughter, you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney as soon as possible to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.


A person commits manslaughter if through culpable negligence and without lawful justification they cause the death of another human being.

Criminal Penalties for Manslaughter:

Depending on the circumstances of the case, manslaughter is either a felony of the second degree punishable by up to 15 years in State prison or a felony of the first degree punishable by up to 30 years in State prison.

Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – Manslaughter Crimes:

If you or a loved one has been charged with manslaughter, speak with an Orlando criminal attorney. In many manslaughter cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in manslaughter cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.

Florida Statutes – Manslaughter:

Speak with an Orlando criminal lawyer or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on manslaughter:

Florida Statute 316.193 – Driving under the influence; penalties. (DUI Manslaughter)
Florida Statute 327.35 – Boating under the influence; penalties; “designated drivers”. (BUI Manslaughter)
Florida Statute 782.07 – Manslaughter; aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person or disabled adult; aggravated manslaughter of a child; aggravated manslaughter of an officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic.
Florida Statute 782.08 – Assisting self-murder.
Florida Statute 782.11 – Unnecessary killing to prevent unlawful act.

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