Knoxville Vehicular Assault Attorney
Fighting Vehicular Assault Charges in Tennessee
Vehicular assault is an extremely significant charge, as it involves causing
serious injury to another person by fault of an intoxicated driver. While
DUI convictions are serious enough, a vehicular assault charge can escalate
the consequences to an irreversible point. The crime carries life-changing
punishments because it involves both a DUI and assault.
No matter how complex your charge may be, our experienced Knoxville vehicular
assault attorney is prepared to pursue the best possible outcome available.
Arrested for vehicular assault? Contact our Knoxville vehicular assault
lawyer at (865) 896-9971 or
reach out to us online to schedule a confidential consultation.
Vehicular Assault Is a Felony
Vehicular assault penalties can have a lasting impact on your record and
reputation. These include:
- 2 to 12 years in jail
- Up to $5,000 in fines
- License revocation for 1 to 5 years, depending on the number of prior offenses
- Potential mandated participation in a drug and alcohol treatment program
Understanding Aggravated Vehicular Assault in Tennessee
You may be charged with aggravated vehicular assault while driving intoxicated if any of the following conditions are present:
Two or more prior
DUI convictions, vehicular assault convictions or any combination
One prior Vehicular Homicide conviction
- A BAC of .20% or greater at the time of the vehicular homicide has 1 prior
DUI or vehicular assault offense
Aggravated vehicular assault is a
Class A felony punishable by
15 to 60 years in prison and up to
$50,000 in fines.
Possible Defenses Against Your Vehicular Assault Charges
To better prevent the negative, long-term impacts of your vehicular assault
charge, our team will employ defenses such as:
Attorney Joseph Fanduzz Will Defend Your Vehicular Assault Case
Contact the Law Office of Joseph A. Fanduzz for experienced legal guidance
and a successful track record of winning challenging cases. He is actively
involved with an elite group of trial lawyers, all of whom obtain prestigious
educational experience in matters of criminal defense. You can trust that
our team will exhaust every resource required to fight tirelessly for
If you are facing charges for vehicular assault, call (865) 896-9971 for your
free consultation with our Knoxville vehicular assault attorney today!