Los Angeles Murder Defense Attorney
Criminal Defense Lawyers Defending Murder Charges
In the area of violent crimes, the act of murder is perhaps the most significant and serious crime anyone can be accused and charged with. Whether deliberately or by a dreadful mistake, the action of taking another individual's life is prosecuted and punished forcefully, with your life literally being on the line. You need to immediately contact a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, as a conviction of murder in the State of California can send you to prison for the rest of your life.
The charge of murder falls under different categories such as:
- Premeditated or first degree murder
- Second Degree murder, not considered intentional
- What is called a lawful killing - such as an act by police or yourself in a serious or life-threatening situation
The penalties are severe for a murder conviction, ranging from 15 years to life in prison. You may also not be aware that the State of California is one of the 35 other states that still, depending on the evidence and severity of the murder conviction, hand down the death penalty. With your freedom and possibly your life at stake, it is crucial to have a skilled criminal defense lawyer on your side. The law firm of Cron, Israels & Stark will give you unequaled legal representation in fighting a murder charge that has been leveled against you. Our initial free consultation allows you to come in and discuss all your legal options in a non-stressful environment. Call today to set up an appointment; we can help you fight your murder charges.
Choose skilled representation for your trial!
If you have been arrested and are now facing criminal charges for murder, you have the right to speak to your legal counsel first. You do not need to discuss anything with the police; in fact it is in your best interest not to do so. The best defense is started as early as possible and with factors such as evidence collection and how it was handled, all charges could be dropped against you. It is essential to build a strong defense on your behalf, especially if you are not guilty of the charges. You have options; find out what they are by contacting a criminal lawyer in Los Angeles today!
Related Murder Stories in the News:
Los Angeles Daily News - "Costa Mesa Man Charged in Double Murder For Profit Plot"
An Orange County man was charged with two counts of murder for killing his neighbor and luring her friend to her apartment, shooting her and arranging her body to make it look like a sexual assault. Prosecutors will seek the death penalty.
Los Angeles Daily News - "Los Angeles Jury to Deliberate 2008 Murders in Montebello"
The murder charges include a special circumstance allegation of multiple murders. The criminal complaint alleges that the murders were committed at the direction of, and in association with a criminal street gang.
Los Angeles Times - "Suspect Identified in 1983 Murder of 8-year-old Los Angeles Girl"
Los Angeles Police Department cold-case detectives used DNA evidence to link a man in prison in Mexico in another girl's murder to the sexual assault and strangulation case.
Los Angeles Times - "Authorities Missed a Chance to Catch Grim Sleeper Murder Suspect"
Police missed an opportunity years ago to catch the Grim Sleeper serial killer because his DNA was never collected as required under a 2004 law.