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Our Richmond Hill criminal defense attorney at Mark A. Hendrix has dedicated his career to helping people through the most difficult times of their lives. If you or a loved one has been charged with murder, this is a very serious charge and must be handled carefully and meticulously. Having a sound legal strategy and counsel is absolutely crucial during this time. Attorney Mark Hendrix has helped many people through the criminal justice system, using his 15+ years of proven experience to resolve even the toughest charges.
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Varying Degrees of Murder
- The common types of murder include:
- First-degree murder: A deliberately planned and premeditated killing
- Second-degree murder: The killing of another person with malice and the intent of killing them
- Voluntary manslaughter: A reduced murder charge accounting for mitigating circumstances
- Involuntary manslaughter: Unintentional homicide normally caused by negligence or carelessness
Potential Penalties for Murder Convictions
The penalties that a murder conviction carries are very serious. Involuntary manslaughter carries a sentence up to 10 years in prison while voluntary manslaughter can be up to 20 years. A second-degree murder charge has a penalty of 10 to 30 years in prison. First-degree murder is the most serious charge and carries the potential penalties of death, life without parole, or life with parole eligible in 25 to 30 years.
Mark A. Hendrix, P.C. Can Defend Your Murder Charge
Our Richmond Hill murder defense lawyer at Mark A. Hendrix, P.C. has helped many people with through his legal career. He has even served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit and has twice been a Solicitor General. He was appointed to his most recent post as Solicitor General by Governor Sonny Perdue in 2008. This is the type of legal background you want on your side in such a serious case.
For trusted counsel and zealous defense throughout your murder case, call 912-756-0103.