If you have been arrested or are being investigated for murder, you likely known that your future and freedom are in serious danger. Murder is the most severe form of criminal homicide in Florida and can expose you to the possibility of life imprisonment upon conviction – or worse, the death penalty. With stakes this high, you need a fighter in your corner who can contest the evidence against you and ensure your rights are protected. You need an aggressive West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of Greg Rosenfeld, P.A. on your side.
Our firm’s lead advocate, Attorney Greg Rosenfeld, has defended countless clients against a wide range of criminal charges and can provide the zealous representation you need to level the playing field against the prosecution’s claims. Backed by a proven record of case victories and unanimously positive client feedback, we have the skills and expertise to protect your freedom.
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Murder charges in Florida are charged under various “degrees” based on the circumstances surrounding the homicide in question. While killings that are caused through recklessness or carelessness may be charged as the lesser offense of manslaughter, murders are intentional acts that may or may not be premeditated. First degree murder, the most serious type of murder, is charged when a person carries out a planned killing of another person, commits a murder during the commission of a felony, or commits a killing during a specified drug dealing offense.
In Florida, a conviction of first degree murder can carry:
Prosecutors may charge a defendant with second degree murder if the killing lacked premeditation or planning but instead involved a disregard for human life, or if the defendant acted as an accomplice to felony murder. Unlike first degree murder, second degree murder does not necessarily require the prosecution to prove the defendant’s intent to kill.
A conviction of second degree murder can carry the following penalties:
Regardless of the circumstances, any type of murder charge is an extremely serious manner and requires the trained eye of an experienced attorney in order to be defended against. Our skilled advocate can help you understand your situation and craft a custom-tailored defense on your behalf.
At the Law Offices of Greg Rosenfeld, P.A., our West Palm Beach violent crime lawyer understands your situation and is prepared to stand by your side every step of the way during this frightening time. Through an examination of the facts surrounding your case, we can use our expertise to exploit weaknesses in the prosecution’s claims and maximize your chances of securing a reduction or dismissal of your charges. As shown by our 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and prestigious Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ inclusion, your case is sure to be in excellent hands.
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