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New Jersey Murder Defense Attorneys

Aggressive Defense For Those Facing Murder Charges

Being charged with murder is one of the most serious situations a person can face. The consequences of a conviction are severe and can include life in prison or even the death penalty. If you or someone you love has been charged with murder, you must retain the assistance of a skilled criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. At Roberts & Teeter, LLC, our New Jersey murder attorneys are devoted to providing aggressive defense strategies for individuals facing such serious allegations.

Call Roberts & Teeter, LLC today at (732) 607-5553 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our murder attorney in New Jersey.

What is Murder?

Murder is considered the intentional and unlawful killing of another individual, a grave offense that carries severe legal consequences. In New Jersey, murder is categorized into different degrees, each representing the varying degrees of culpability and intent. It is crucial to understand these distinctions to effectively address the charges against you.

First-degree murder is the most serious offense involving premeditated and deliberate actions leading to the death of another person. Second-degree murder, while still a grave offense, may involve elements of recklessness or extreme indifference to human life.

What are the Penalties for Murder in New Jersey?

Understanding the potential penalties for murder charges is essential for individuals facing such accusations. In New Jersey, the severity of the punishment varies depending on the degree of murder:

  • First-Degree Murder: Conviction for first-degree murder bears a possible life sentence without the possibility of parole. The court may also impose fines and other penalties.
  • Second-Degree Murder: A conviction for second-degree murder can result in a prison sentence ranging from 10 to 30 years. The court may also impose fines and other penalties.

Defenses Against Murder Charges

Crafting a solid defense against murder charges demands a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and a strategic approach. Some common defenses against murder charges may include:

  • Self-Defense: Self-defense could be a viable defense strategy if you acted to protect yourself or others from imminent harm.
  • Insanity: If the accused was not mentally sound at the time of the alleged offense, an insanity defense may be pursued.
  • Lack of Intent: Proving that there was no intention to cause harm or that the act was accidental can be a crucial defense strategy.
  • Challenging Evidence: We can thoroughly scrutinize the evidence presented by the prosecution, identifying weaknesses and inconsistencies to build a compelling defense.
  • Alibi: If you can establish that you were not present at the scene of the crime during the alleged time, presenting an alibi may be a powerful defense strategy.

Contact Our Murder Attorney in New Jersey Today

If you are facing murder charges, time is of the essence. Our New Jersey murder attorneys at Roberts & Teeter, LLC, are ready to provide you with the aggressive and strategic legal representation you need. With a commitment to protecting your rights and securing the best possible result for your case, we stand by your side throughout the entire legal process. We understand the gravity of the situation and will work tirelessly to build a robust defense tailored to your unique circumstances. Don't face murder charges alone – let us fight for your rights and future.

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