If you or someone you know is being investigated for or has already been charged with involuntary manslaughter in Los Angeles, call experienced criminal defense attorneys David Elden & Victor Sherman to discuss what to do next. David & Victor will immediately speak with law enforcement and prosecuting attorneys on your behalf in order to protect your rights. With over 80 years of combined experience, David & Victor have good working relationships with law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and judges throughout the Los Angeles area and knows how to approach these individuals in a way that will be helpful to your case. He will work tirelessly in order to secure the best possible results in your involuntary manslaughter case throughout every phase, from investigation to the preliminary hearing and the jury trial.
Pursuant to California law (Penal Code section 192(b)), in order to sustain a conviction for involuntary manslaughter, the prosecutor must prove that the death of the deceased individual resulted from reckless or extremely negligent conduct of the accused individual or the commission of an unlawful act not amounting to a felony. in this type of a scenario, the accused individual is deemed to not have any intent to kill the deceased individual or any malice but is said to have acted with conscious disregard for human life. If convicted, you could face up to two, three, or four years in state prison. The consequences are harsh and long-lasting, including having a serious conviction on your record which could make obtaining gainful employment a difficulty. Our firm employs an independent investigator, not associated with any law enforcement agency, who will investigate your matter in order to acquire a full picture of the facts surrounding the incident.
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