Los Angeles Murder And Homicide Attorneys
Federal law defines murder as the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought. There are two degrees of murder: murder in the first degree and murder in the second degree. 18 U.S.C. Section 1111 states that murder in the first degree includes every murder perpetrated by poison, lying in wait, or any other kind of willful, deliberate, malicious, and premeditated killing; or committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, any arson, escape, murder, kidnapping, treason, espionage, sabotage, aggravated sexual abuse or sexual abuse, child abuse, burglary, or robbery; or perpetrated as part of a pattern or practice of assault or torture against a child or children; or perpetrated from a premeditated design unlawfully and maliciously to effect the death of any human being other than him who is killed. All other murder is characterized as murder in the second degree. The punishment for murder in the first degree is the death penalty or imprisonment for life. The punishment for murder in the second degree is life in prison or any term of years determined appropriate. F furthermore, 18 U.S.C. Section 1113 provides for punishment for anyone who even attempts to commit murder, carrying a punishment of large fines and/or imprisonment of up to twenty years.
If you or a member of your family have accused or charged with murder, it is very important that you obtain a qualified criminal lawyer in Los Angeles immediately to begin the planning of your legal defense. A conviction for homicide can result in a lifetime sentence in a California state prison or even the death penalty.
Local police or federal agents will conduct an intensive and thorough investigation following a murder. Therefore, if you are eventually charged with homicide, you need to speak with a lawyer from Eisner Gorin LLP. We have been defending clients against murder charges for decades in Los Angeles County and anywhere in the state of California.
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We have the resources and experience necessary to provide you with superior legal defense. It takes a committed legal team to aggressively fight a murder charge, and if you retain our firm, you can feel confident that we will provide the highest quality defense possible. We conduct our own thorough investigation of the details of your case and study all evidence against you in order to present a strong legal defense. We are well-versed in a state or federal court room setting and look forward to assisting you with your case. Call our law firm at (877) 781-1570 or email us using contact form.
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