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Douglas County Manslaughter Defense Lawyer

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Manslaughter charges indicate that the accused individual committed the crime without prior intent, and that the homicide was not intentional. Murder charges may be downgraded to manslaughter in cases where the prosecution cannot establish intent in the accused. Whatever type of manslaughter charge you face, you are in dire need of powerhouse defense, such as you can find with Howard and Arca Attorneys at Law.

Why choose this manslaughter defense attorney?

  • Tough defense from a former prosecutor
  • Voted winner of Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2014
  • Emergency appointments are available
  • Free case evaluation to review your options

A skilled Douglas County criminal defense lawyer from our firm can work closely with you to determine which approach will be most successful given your situation.

Voluntary Manslaughter vs. Involuntary Manslaughter

The crime of manslaughter is broken up into two distinct charges. Voluntary manslaughter may be charged in situations where an individual causes another persons' death as a spontaneous, often passionate reaction to provocation. The penalty for voluntary manslaughter ranges from one to 20 years in prison.

Involuntary manslaughter may be charged when an individual engages in an unlawful act such as DUI, arson, and other actions that result in the death of another person. Convicted involuntary manslaughter offenders may face up to 10 years in prison.

Manslaughter Attorney Serving Metro Atlanta & West Georgia

Howard and Arca Attorneys at Law is an established criminal defense firm that has worked hard to provide clients with hard-hitting defense representation throughout the Metro Atlanta area. The firm's attorney has many years of experience in building manslaughter defense cases that work.

Through diligent case research, creative strategies, and expert-level representation skills, he can execute the type of superior defense that puts the prosecution on notice.

The firm strongly supports the right of a defendant to receive a fair trial, and they will fight to see that your case has the best possible opportunity for a favorable result, whether by minimized penalties and charges, or by achieving not guilty verdicts where possible.

If you have been charged with the unintended death of another person, contact a Douglas County manslaughter attorney right away.

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