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Manslaughter Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami

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Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of another person, though it is different than murder as there is no malice aforethought, which is the intent to seriously harm or kill. Manslaughter also means there is no reckless, extreme disregard for life, and it can be categorized as either voluntary or involuntary. If the killing is premeditated, it cannot be manslaughter.

Voluntary manslaughter is commonly known as a heat of passion crime, and occurs when the perpetrator is strongly provoked and kills as a result. This means there must not have been enough time consider not acting following the provocation, as the crime must be based solely in emotional context. Involuntary manslaughter occurs for criminally negligent or extremely reckless conduct, and is known as unintentional homicide. It is unlawful but unintentional.

In the state of Florida, manslaughter can be met with the following penalties if convicted:

  • Up to 15 years in prison, depending on the specifics of your particular case
  • Up to 15 years of probation
  • Up to $10,000 in fines
  • There is a minimum 9 ½ years following a conviction

Possible defenses to manslaughter include justifiable self-defense. Intoxication, insanity, and more. However, a successful defense is impossible without a strongminded and aggressive Miami criminal defense attorney.

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At Jonathan Blecher, P.A., we understand few things are quite as important as your future. This is why our Miami criminal defense attorney should be the first place you turn following an accusation, as a criminal charge can very quickly spiral into a conviction. A manslaughter charge will leave you fighting for your life--allow us to fight on your behalf.

Don’t hesitate to schedule an initial consultation by calling 305-330-1976 at your earliest convenience.

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