An individual charged with murder or manslaughter should contact The Newsome Firm immediately to discuss the possible criminal punishments that are available. Lafayette will fight extremely hard on behalf of his clients to ensure their constitutional rights are not violated at any point of the criminal investigation or legal proceedings.

The state of Arizona has several different ways to charge an individual with murder or manslaughter. The State can charge an individual with murder for an intentional killing of another person. However, the State may also charge an individual for first degree murder if another person dies during the process of an additional felony, other than the murder. These statutes provide prosecutors with different avenues to hold individuals responsible for a murder, even if that was never the individuals true intent.

A person that is charged with first degree murder may possibly face the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole.

An individual that is charged with murder or manslaughter should contactThe Newsome Firm right away to evaluate their possible options. Being convicted of this type of crime will have an ever lasting effect on a individual's life, including the possibility of death or life in prison. Due to the seriousness of this type of offense, it is highly recommended that a person hire a criminal defense attorney that will fight on their behalf.

The Newsome Firm will fight hard to present your case and any legal issues involved. Some of the legal issues may include lack of evidence, self defense, defense of a third party or an inadequate police investigation. The affect of successful legal arguments can result in a possible dismissal of the charges or a reduction of the charges. Contact The Newsome Firm right away to discuss your case.

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