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If you have been charged with a crime in Detroit ares, you must not forget that you have rights under Michigan laws . You have the right to remain silent, the right to a preliminary (exam) hearing, the right to a speedy jury trial, and the right to confront your accusers. However, it can be difficult to exercise those rights in the complex criminal justice system. That is why you also have the right to an attorney. call us and we will help you.
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HOMICIDE LAWYERS DETROIT
Criminal Homicide Cases in DET
If you are facing charges for homicide or any other crime that resulted in the death of another person, it’s critical that you have strong representation from a Detroit homicide defense attorney. As a top Detroit criminal defense lawyer, we understand the specialized issues surrounding the preparation and defense of a homicide charge and has the courtroom experience and skill required to stand up against the state.
Defenses Against Homicide Charges in Detroit
There are numerous methods that we use in defending homicides and murders. Homicide cases can be won or lost based on the smallest details, making a meticulous investigation and discovery phase critical. Because of our diverse experience on both sides of criminal court proceedings, and even behind the bench, we know exactly what it takes to create a clear and compelling case for a client facing homicide charges. No detail will be overlooked as we develop a defense strategy that will offer the opportunity at the best possible result.
The following are examples of potential defenses to criminal homicide:
Heat of passion– A mental state that is provoked by fear, rage, anger or terror.
Innocence– The accused did not commit the crime.
Mental insanity– The accused does not have the mentally capable of making a rational decision OR the incident occurred during an episode of some mental disorder and therefore they are not responsible for the crime.
Mistaken identity– The accused did not commit the crime but was mistaken for the person who did.
self-defense– The killing was justified under the circumstances
Absence of gross deviation from a reasonable person’s actions
Defense of another
Do NOT speak to law enforcement or investigators about your murder charges or homicide charges, as that information can and will be used against you in a court of law. To ensure your rights are protected when navigating the criminal justice system, contact our homicide and murder defense attorneys in Detroit today to discuss the details of your case and learn how we have procured a Not Guilty verdict on a charge of first-degree murder and solid results in other severe violent crime charges in the past.
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