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If you or a loved one has been charged with a Homicide crime wether first degree murder, second degree murder, or manslaughter or any of the other crimes of Homicide you need experienced counsel as soon as possible.

As a former probation officer, deputy district attorney, adjunct criminology instructor, and an experienced trial attorney with more than 50 felony trials and 14 years of trial attorney experience, and having handles close to 50 Homicide cases I have the experience to get you or your loved one through this.

Look in the in the news portion of my website for some of the cases that have been handled here locally and all over the state.  Many with good results including not guilyt of first degre murder and lesser charges or not being held as an adult.

Homicde is a complex area of the law that I have been handling in several different blogs over the last several weeks. 

In its most basic form Homicide is the unlawful killing of a human being with Malice of forethought.

Again, I have gone through these elements at lengthy in other articles you can read those to catch up on some of the specifics and what the defenses are to Homicide cases. 

So before you answer questionf from Law Enforcement you should seek legal counsel.   This is even before charges are brought against you and before you are charged. 

The Detective will be working from the beggining to establish your means motive and oppurtunity to have committed the crime. Anything you say can and will be used against you. Therefore, you should get an experienced Attorney and get and evaluation of your specific rights before making any statements.

If you have any questions give us a call at 559 441 1418




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Phone: 559.441.1418