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Murder / Manslaughter

Have you or a loved one been arrested for the death of another?

If so, you have no time to waste. No other conviction results in more serious consequences than being found guilty of a homicide. Without exception, the early hours after someone was killed are crucial to developing the best defense strategies. In addition, once you ask to speak with legal counsel, all interrogation must cease. Prior to that time, any conversations you have with investigators could be used against you in a court of law. Since the outcome of a murder trial can rely on a single fact, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel immediately.

At the Law Offices of Edwards & Jones, our trial attorneys are experienced in representing clients for charges involving:

  • First Degree Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Murder in the Second Degree
  • Manslaughter
  • Justification of Self-Defense
  • DUI Manslaughter
  • Killing of a Police Officer
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Aggravated Manslaughter
  • Criminally Negligent Homicide

Manslaughter Attorneys | Ocala, Lake City & Palatka

When facing charges of manslaughter, it is essential to have the legal guidance of an experienced Gainesville trial lawyer who can improve your chances of having the case dismissed, a voluntary reduction of the charges or a competent defense for the shortest possible sentence. Our criminal defense attorneys will immediately begin the meticulous process of investigation into the facts and will use the full power of the justice system to defend all allegations against you. In addition, our law firm has access to the best pathologists and expert witnesses for a detailed forensic reconstruction of the events leading up to the victim's death. If you've been charged with a serious crime, call us at 352.377.7800 for immediate assistance.

DISCLAIMER: This website does not seek to nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. The content is provided "as is" and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter of criminal defense. Seek the services of a qualified attorney immediately following an arrest for any criminal charge.

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