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Homicide - The killing of a living human being by another human being

When Do You Contact

A Tampa Criminal Defense

Lawyer Regarding First-degree Murder?

Homicide is a felony in the State of Florida. Anyone charged with Homicide in Tampa should seek immediate counsel with a Tampa criminal defense lawyer.

What is Homicide?

Basically, Homicide is the unlawful killing of another living human being. Florida has three (3) degrees of murder: first-degree, second-degree, and third degree. Felony murder is divided into three (3) degrees based on the underlying crime and
on who actually committed the killing. Florida also has manslaughter.

What are the types of Murder in Florida?

Florida recognizes three types of first-degree murder, the first is an unlawful killing with a “premeditated design” to end the life
of the person killed or any human being. Florida also includes Felony Murder, and the unlawful killing resulting from unlawful distribution of specified controlled substances. Florida also includes Second degree and Third degree murder.

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Should I Hire a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Florida’s penalties for Homicide are severe and our Tampa criminal defense lawyers examine carefully every element of your case to provide you with the best possible defense at this difficult point in your life. Furthermore, defending Homicide charges requires the understanding of complex defenses which are unique to these types of cases. Contacting a criminal defense attorney early on ensures you’re not missing out from defenses that may not be available later on down the line.

All cases vary and the defenses for each are unique to thier situation. it would be near impossible to list all the potential defenses to Homicide , however below are some of the more popular defenses:

  • Self-Defense;
  • Accident;
  • Stand Your Ground;
  • Defense of Others;

Finding a First-degree Murder Attorney In Tampa

If you have been charged with First-degree Murder and you're in need of legal help, contact a criminal defense lawyer at The Law Office of Mahmud Yennes. We will work hard on your case!

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