Operating Under the Influence Causing Death or Manslaughter

Michigan OWI Death Drunk Driving Law

In the state of Michigan, a drunk driving accident that results in death is a fifteen year felony. When a death occurs every one is angry. The judge, prosecutor and public want severe punishment. A good DUI attorney must understand how to communicate with these parties and must be well respected in the community. A well respected attorney will allow the highly offensive nature of a death case to settle. The attorney must know when to be aggressive and when to be understanding. Only a DUI specialist that has done it before and understands what you are up against can be effective. The penalties of a death case are VERY severe and therefore it must be zealously defended.

There is no prosecutor automatically willing to offer a plea bargain to any offense that is not driving and alcohol related. The truth is, most criminal defense attorneys will take your case expecting to plea it to a lessor DUI charge. That is all they know how to do. Many lawyers may call themselves specialists but they specialize in guilty pleas. If you or a loved one have been charged with drunk driving and you don’t want a drunk driving conviction on your record for the rest of your life you must hire a drunk driving specialist who will effectively fight the case and earn a desired result. The Law Office of Barton Morris has the experience and DUI education necessary to get great results. You have to fight for great results – filing motions, challenging evidence, utilizing experts and winning jury trials. That is how the Law Office of Barton Morris litigates a case and that is how great, non DUI results are obtained. There is no other way. Great results must be earned – they do not come because someone “knows the judge” or is “friends with the prosecutor”. If you hear these often used phrases, keep looking for an attorney until you find one who gets results with hard work and specialized training like Attorney Barton Morris. EVERY DUI CASE CAN BE WON – EFFECTIVE DEFENSES EXIST IN EVERY CASE ONLY IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT LAWYER. ALL PEOPLE WHO PLEA GUILTY TO DUI WILL BE GUILTY OF DUI – ONLY DEFENDANTS WHO FIGHT THEIR CASE CAN WIN.

If you have been charged with an alcohol related driving case causing injury or death in the Oakland, Wayne or Macomb County communities of Royal Oak, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Warren, Troy or any surrounding area and want the best defense, call Michigan Criminal Attorney Barton Morris at (248) 541-2600. Recently voted Top Attorney in Metro Detroit for 2012 and 2013 in DUI Defense.

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