Manslaughter is the killing of another person in a less heinous way than murder involves. A manslaughter conviction can still put you in prison for many years which is why you should call a Cleveland criminal defense attorney as soon as possible if you are facing charges! An experienced legal advocate can be all the difference between having your charges dropped and spending decades behind bars.
You need a trusted defense team to take on your case and provide you with an effective legal strategy. Contact Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly if you are ready to begin working on your defense.
Manslaughter is typically divided into two categories: voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary manslaughter is a lesser offense than a standard murder charge wherein some form of provocation is involved. Voluntary manslaughter takes place when, in a sudden fit of rage, one person is provoked into using deadly force against the victim. Such a crime is a first-degree felony.
Manslaughter is a very serious crime which is why you need the professionals at Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly to litigate in your defense.
Our firm can offer you the following benefits:
Our Cleveland defense firm can argue that your actions were accidental and without an intent to harm or even that you acted in self-defense.There are several similar defenses that we can use to significantly reduce your punishment.
We can also look into the crime scene and the police investigation to see if your rights were violated in any way. If police or other law enforcement personnel acted improperly, they may not be able to use implicating evidence against you.