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Understanding Murder and Manslaughter Charges

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When an individual's actions lead to another person's death, they could be charged with a criminal offense. Murder is defined by the law as unlawfully and unjustifiably acting in such a way as to take another's life or inflict severe bodily harm. Manslaughter is the unlawful taking of another's life without premeditation and without implied or expressed malice.

Why Choose The Toney Law Firm, LLC? These charges are very serious, and choosing an attorney to represent you and protect your rights in a murder or manslaughter case is one of the most important decisions a person could ever be faced with. You will need a relentless and highly competent law firm that can provide you with the best possible chance for success. The Toney Law Firm, LLC can provide you with the experienced, aggressive representation you need in order to fight any type of violent crime charges you are facing.

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The Impact of Conviction

In this state, those convicted of murder, attempted murder or manslaughter will be subject to extremely harsh penalties including:

  • Long-term or life imprisonment
  • Overwhelmingly large fines
  • Parole and probation after prison
  • Negative impact on legal record that most likely will be permanent and not eligible for expungement. This can make it extremely difficult in the future to be able to take advantage of employment, housing and other options that arise, as anyone can conduct a simple background check and see your arrests, charges and criminal convictions.

Defense for Homicide Charges in Chicago, IL

In a case of murder, manslaughter or attempted murder, every single angle must be scrupulously analyzed in order to create an effective defensive strategy and attack what the prosecution is trying to prove, piece by piece. Your attorney must be extensively experienced in litigating trial cases and possess the skills of quick thinking and creativity since no two criminal defense cases are alike. Our firm is dedicated to zealously protecting clients' rights and interests and fighting for their future freedom in a murder or manslaughter criminal case.

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