There are severe consequences for homicide, murder or manslaughter charges in Georgia. If you are charged with one of these violent crimes, you could be facing life imprisonment or possibly the death penalty. You need the legal representation of an experienced, skilled and aggressive Georgia attorney with extensive experience defending those charged with homicide, murder and manslaughter.
The attorneys at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., have years of Georgia criminal defense experience and have represented many clients who were facing such serious charges. Let Conaway & Strickler, P.C., put their experience and knowledge to work for you. They are committed to protecting the rights of the accused in all types of Georgia criminal cases, including murder, homicide and manslaughter.
In Georgia, the term homicide encompasses all acts of the killing of another human. Murder and manslaughter are very serious homicide crimes. The state of Georgia does not have varying degrees of murder. In Georgia, there is only one degree of murder. Murder is committed when a person intentionally kills another, acts with depraved disregard for human life, or kills another person while committing a felonious crime.
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Murder carries a minimum sentence of life in prison up to and including the death penalty. Voluntary manslaughter is committed when a person intentionally kills another during a serious provocation. It is punishable by a prison sentence of up to 20 years. Involuntary manslaughter is committed when a person unintentionally kills another while acting illegally or recklessly. It is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 10 years. However, under certain circumstances, it may be a misdemeanor with a penalty of less than one year in prison.
The experienced criminal defense attorneys at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., have several options to defend you against Atlanta homicide, murder and manslaughter allegations. We work closely with skilled investigators and forensic experts to thoroughly review all of the evidence against you, and identify and preserve any evidence to investigate your arrest as well as the police investigation. We will protect your rights by challenging all illegally obtained evidence and preventing the government from using illegally obtained evidence against you.
The Georgia homicide attorneys at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., are skilled criminal defense attorneys who will fight for your rights at trial or negotiate on your behalf to obtain reduced or dismissed charges. For your free case evaluation, call the law offices of Conaway & Strickler, P.C., today.