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OWI Causing Death in Fort Wayne

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When you drive with a BAC of .08 or higher while intoxicated, or under the influence of drugs, and cause an accident that results in the death of another person, you will face significant felony penalties. In addition, you may be charged with a separate felony for each fatality.

If you have been arrested for OWI causing the death of another driver in Indiana, our Fort Wayne OWI lawyers are dedicated to getting your charges reduced or your case dismissed entirely. We have an extensive track record of success helping our clients navigate through the complexities of state driving laws to obtain the outcome they desire.

Penalties for OWI Causing Death in Indiana

A first offense for OWI causing death is categorized as a Level 5 felony, which is punishable by a prison sentence between one and six years, as well as a fine of up to $10,000. If you have a previous OWI conviction within the past 5 years or were driving under an OWI driver’s suspension or revocation, the offense is considered a Level 4 felony, punishable by a prison sentence between two and 12 years and a fine of up to $10,000. If you were 21 or older and caused the death of another driver while your BAC was .15 or higher, the offense is a Level 4 felony.

75+ Years of Experience on Your Side

At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our Fort Wayne OWI lawyers understand what it takes to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. With more than 75 years of experience, we possess a firm understanding of the Indiana legal system in order to develop an aggressive and personalized defense strategy.

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Why People Choose to Work With Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.

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  • Renowned Reputation
    Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.
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    Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge. 

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    We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.
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    At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience. 

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