Murder & Manslaughter

Murder & Manslaughter Attorneys in Stuart

Accused of Murder? Know Your Rights.

There is no more serious criminal charge than murder, homicide, or manslaughter. These charges are defined as the unlawful killing of another. If you are facing a charge of murder, homicide, or manslaughter, you may have defenses to these charges, and it is critical to seek the counsel of a criminal defense lawyer experienced in defending murder cases to represent you.

If you have been arrested or charged with committing murder, homicide, or manslaughter in Florida, contact Lance P. Richard, P.A. today.

Complex Homicide Cases Call for a Detail-Oriented Defense

Murder, manslaughter, or homicide is considered to be the most serious criminal charge, which will likely lead to severe punishment if the accused is convicted. The penalties facing an accused are extremely punitive, and these cases should be tackled and addressed by an experienced, knowledgeable, and aggressive attorney.

Chapter 782 of the Florida Statutes outlines Florida law for charges of murder, homicide, and manslaughter.

Examples of charges that can be classified as homicides under Florida law include:

  • First- and second-degree murder
  • Manslaughter or murder in the third degree
  • Aggravated manslaughter
  • Felony murder
  • Vehicular homicide and vessel homicide
  • DUI manslaughter

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Even though you may be charged with murder, homicide, or manslaughter, there are several defenses to these charges, including:

  • Justifiable use of deadly force
  • Self-defense
  • Excusable homicide
  • Home protection
  • Stand Your Ground and the Castle Doctrine

Time is not on your side. If you were charged or are under investigation, contact Lance P. Richard, P.A. right away for a consultation about your charges. He will explain your options in clear language and give you an honest evaluation of your case.

Lance P. Richard is a highly skilled and successful attorney who has handled many significant cases. Your legal representation is always performed with the utmost care and discretion when dealing with these high-profile and very serious cases.

Schedule a free consultation with Lance P. Richard, P.A. by calling (772) 494-2599 or contacting us online.

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