Los Angeles Voluntary Manslaughter Lawyer
Voluntary Manslaughter Attorney in Los Angeles
A voluntary manslaughter conviction in California exposes you to a prison sentence of 3, 6 or 11 years. The punishment is severe and life-altering. You need a strong and aggressive lawyer who knows what they are doing in order to protect your liberty, rights and your future. It is highly advisable that you seek the representation of a skilled and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who has plenty of experience defending clients against voluntary manslaughter charges. California's law defining voluntary manslaughter, Penal Code section 192(c) explains that one can be convicted of voluntary manslaughter if a death resulted spontaneously during a sudden quarrel or in the heat of passion and the individual accused acted as a result of adequate provocation. In order for the provocation to be characterized as adequate, it must be determined that any other reasonable person in the same situation would have reacted similarly. There are a number of defenses that your Los Angeles manslaughter lawyer can use in your defense, contact one of the expert lawyers at Kestenbaum, Eisner & Gorin so that we can get started on developing an effective defense strategy on your behalf.
The lawyers at our firm have been practicing criminal law for over 50 years, both as prosecuting attorneys and defense attorneys. Our lawyers have first hand knowledge on how prosecutors build their voluntary manslaughter cases and present evidence to judges and jurors so we know how to poke holes in the government's cases against our clients. Take a look at our videos section and our
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