Peoria Illinois Vehicular Homicide Attorney
Tazewell County Vehicular Manslaughter Lawyer
Peoria, Illinois Criminal Defense for Vehicular Homicide
It is most drivers' worst nightmare: hurting or killing someone while driving under the influence. In drunk-driving accidents that result in serious injury or death, the potential consequences for the driver are serious indeed.
If you have been charged with vehicular homicide or vehicular manslaughter, your first priority should be finding a criminal defense lawyer whose advice and advocacy you can trust.
Peoria defense attorney Maureen Williams has represented criminal defendants since 1993. Ms. Williams is the sole lawyer in the office, and she takes complete charge of all her cases. Clients who work with Maureen Williams know that they will never be passed off onto an associate or less experienced attorney.
Practical Advice From a Lawyer Who Isn't Afraid of Hard Work
One of the more frequent compliments that past clients give to Ms. Williams is that she is "real" and a straight shooter.
"I give an honest assessment of what I think their case is about. I'll be honest about evidence that worries me. I will offer a recommendation on proceeding to trial. But, ultimately it is your choice."
"The main thing is, my clients can always reach me or rest assured that I will return their calls within 24 hours. Sometimes 36. I often hear from clients that they really appreciate that I answer my own phone." — Peoria criminal defense attorney Maureen Williams
Ms. Williams is an aggressive defender of her clients' rights and freedoms. She is known as an ethical lawyer and a hard worker who pays close attention to the small details in each case — details that may prove to make the difference between positive and negative results.
Vehicular Homicide · Vehicular Manslaughter · Aggravated Negligent Driving
Vehicular homicide, also known as vehicular manslaughter, is a class 4 felony that can result in a prison sentence of 1 - 3 years. Vehicular homicide charges will be applied when a person's death results from a driver operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Aggravated negligent driving is another serious charge. If reckless driving causes a driver to seriously injure another person or to cause major property damage, the driver may be charged with aggravated negligent driving. Examples of reckless or careless driving that could result in an aggravated negligent driving charge include driving while intoxicated, speeding, and running a stop light.
Contact the Law Offices of Maureen Williams
Ms. Williams offers an in-office initial consultation during business hours. Weeknight and weekend appointments are also available.
Make an appointment to learn more about Ms. Williams' legal qualifications and past successes, and to get her opinion on your case. Contact her online or call toll free at 866-321-5228.