Vehicular homicide is typically a misdemeanor the first degree and carries a sentence of up to 180 days in jail and a $1000 fine.
If, however, the offender was under suspension or did not have a valid drivers license or had a prior offense in one of several categories, Vehicular Homicide is a felony of the fourth degree.
In that case, Vehicular Homicide carries a sentence of up to 18 months in the penitentiary.
In addition, the court will impose a class four license suspension, at a minimum, to anyone convicted of Vehicular Homicide.
Certain aggravating factors can cause the court to impose either a class three or a class two license suspension on the offender.
If you or someone you care about has been arrested in the Cincinnati area, please call us at (513) 421-9700 for a free consultation.