Murder is the most serious crime an individual can be charged with. Not only is it a felony charge, with potential sentences range from 25 years to life imprisonment, but being convicted of murder can affect every area of your life, for the rest of your life. If you are charged with murder, your life is on the line. It's important that you take the time to talk to a criminal defense attorney that can help you.
In a murder case, the state will use all of its resources and will try to find a suspect as soon as it can. Because murder is such an emotionally and politically charged crime, it can lead to a wrongful charge against innocent people. Sometimes an individual may have acted in self-defense, in defense of others, or been involved in an accident in which nobody was at fault.
Once an individual is suspected of murder, the state will often dial in on that individual despite contradictory evidence. For this reason, it is important to not say anything to police until consulting with an attorney. Because murder cases are complex and take a long time, it is important to hire a lawyer who will put in the work to make sure you receive the best defense possible.
If you are facing murder charges, it's important to know how the system works, to protect your rights, to know what your options are, and the pros and cons of each and every choice. That's what we do.
Nobody should be alone when facing murder charges. Although many people have friends and family supporting them during these rough times, unless you have a trained criminal defense attorney to stand by your side, you are still alone.
We offer free consultations so that you don't have to fight alone. The best thing you can do is take the time to sit down with a trained criminal defense attorney and talk about your case.
Why should you call us?
Additional Facts About Murder Charges
First Degree Murder (Minn. Stat. § 609.185)
A crime constitutes First Degree Murder if:
First Degree Murder carries a mandatory life sentence in prison
Second Degree Murder (Minn. Stat. § 609.19)
A crime constitutes Second Degree Murder if:
Second Degree Murder carries a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison.
Third Degree Murder (Minn. Stat. § 609.195)
A crime constitutes Third Degree Murder if:
Third Degree Murder carries a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.
What To Do:
If the State is accusing you, or someone you love, of murder. They need trained criminal attorneys to help them fight these charges. Call Now.
©2018 Ascheman Law | 612-217-0077. Website Design by Lift Creative.