Murfreesboro Homicide Defense Attorneys
Murder & Manslaughter Charges in Tennessee: Don't Give Up Hope!
In the state of Tennessee, homicide is defined as the unlawful killing
of another person. Depending on the circumstances, a homicide may or may
not lead to criminal charges of murder, homicide, or manslaughter. These
charges have varying degrees of severity and potential consequences, but,
with the possibility of losing your freedom and damaging your future,
it is crucial to hire an experienced Murfreesboro homicide defense lawyer
to handle your case.
Degrees of homicide that can lead to criminal charges in TN include:
First-Degree Murder: The premeditated and intentional killing of another individual.
Second-Degree Murder: The knowing killing of another individual.
Voluntary Manslaughter: The intentional or knowing killing of another individual in a state of
passion produced by adequate provocation sufficient to lead a reasonable
person to act in an irrational manner.
Reckless Homicide: The reckless killing of another individual.
Criminally Negligent Homicide: Criminally negligent conduct that leads to the death of another individual.
Build Your Murder Defense Case with a Nationally Recognized Former Prosecutor
While being responsible for the death of another human being is a serious
situation, and undoubtedly a tragedy, it is not necessarily a criminal
offense. In fact, there is a wide range of defenses of homicide that are
geared towards either reducing the charges or having them dropped altogether.
These include accidents, self-defense, defense of another person, coerced
confessions, and more.
During your free case evaluation, we can thoroughly analyze your specific
situation to determine what the facts and evidence are and work towards
creating the strongest and most effective defense possible. Trust our
firm to provide aggressive representation as we protect your rights and
fight for the outcome that you need.
See what a former state prosecutor can do to help you!
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