Boston Manslaughter Defense Lawyer
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In Massachusetts there are three classifications of manslaughter: voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, and vehicular manslaughter.
Voluntary manslaughter refers to the unlawful killing of another, intentionally caused from a sudden heat of passion or blood. Voluntary manslaughter is a common outcome of self-defense, or when a person is reasonably provoked or forced into combat. Voluntary manslaughter is sometimes referred to as killing someone in the “heat of the moment.”
Involuntary Manslaughter refers to the unintentional killing of another as a result of the defendant’s reckless, wanton, or negligent actions. Involuntary manslaughter also refers to an unintentional killing resulting from
Vehicular homicide refers to the unintentional killing of another as the result of a motor vehicle accident. For example, when a drunk driver causes a fatal accident, he or she can be charged with
Penalties for Manslaughter
Although manslaughter is a lesser offense than murder, it is still a very serious crime that warrants strict legal penalties. If you are found guilty of manslaughter you could be sentenced to up to 20 years in state prison, large fines, restitution to the victim, mandatory anger management or counseling, probation, community service, and a mark on your permanent record.
Contact a Boston Criminal Attorney
If you are facing manslaughter charges, it’s extremely important that you find an experienced Boston manslaughter defense lawyer right away. Without the representation of a skilled defender, your chances of being found guilty increase greatly. At the Law Office of Thomas A. Brant, you can trust that you will be aggressively defended by a highly skilled, experienced, and dependable attorney.
Mr. Brant has over 20 years of experience in criminal law, and is well-aware of what it takes to successfully defend someone charged with manslaughter in Boston. Because manslaughter is by definition the unintentional killing of another
without malice, Mr. Brant can zealously argue that you never intended to hurt or injure anyone. Mr. Brant’s main priority is providing you with the aggressive defense, unwavering dedication, and exceptional representation you need to win your case!
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