Murder or Manslaughter Charges

There are few crimes that are more serious than those where a victim loses their life. When these types of cases arise,the state is committed to vigorously prosecuting individuals that have been charged; it becomes the mission of state official to successfully seek a conviction. Murder and manslaughter are considered to be violent crimes that can carry severe and extremely devastating penalties such as:

  • Life imprisonment
  • Capital punishment
  • Parole
  • A lifetime of having to register as a sex offender (if there was a sex crime involved)
  • Extremely negative impact on your legal record that likely will not be eligible for expungement. It is also important to keep in mind that this can be viewed by anyone that conducts a simple background check for employment, housing or other purposes.

If you or someone you know is being investigated or has recently been arrested for murder or manslaughter, do not waste any time in obtaining the services of an exceptionally qualified and experienced Orange County criminal defense lawyer that knows how to handle these types of cases. You have legal rights that you deserve to exercise on behalf of your rightss and freedoms; it is vitally important the keep them protected.

Murder Defense Attorney in Orange County

At Takakjian & Sitkoff, we are extremely well versed in cases that pertain to criminal defense laws and procedures. Our team of criminal defense lawyers are experienced in handling state and federal cases of murder and manslaughter, as well as a number of other cases that require aggressive representation in and out of the courtroom. As a firm, our team has devoted our careers to defense of criminal convictions in all areas of Southern California. We are dedicated to ensuring that the rights of our clients are protected and that they are treated fairly and lawfully at all times. We have proven our ability to win and, we will provide you with the highest level of representation needed for your legal situation.

It is vitally important that you exercise your right to remain silent. Do not answer questions or provide statements about your version of the facts without your lawyer present. As the Miranda Rights that are read to those who are arrested state, "anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law." Even if the information that you provide is evidence of your innocence, consult your attorney before talking to police, investigators or prosecuting attorneys.

Contact an Orange County murder/manslaughter lawyer now to confidentially discuss the details of your legal situation and find out what the firm can do for you.

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