Fierce Stanislaus County Criminal Defense Attorney Aggressively Defending Clients Charged with Murder and Manslaughter Offenses
Without question, homicide is the most serious criminal offense. Not only can the punishment for a murder conviction result in a life sentence, but police and prosecutors devote unimaginable resources to investigating and prosecuting these violent crimes. The result is that, unless you have an experienced Stanislaus County criminal defense attorney by your side from the very moment you learn of the charges, you run the risk of being outmatched in the courtroom. At the Law Office of Rebecka A. Monez, we have worked hard to develop a reputation for aggressively defending the rights of people facing murder and manslaughter offenses. With the Law Office of Rebecka A. Monez in your corner, your future, your freedom, and your life are in good hands.
California Homicide Offenses
Generally speaking, there are two types of homicide offenses in California: manslaughter and murder. The difference between the two is that murder involves the unlawful killing of a person with malice, whereas manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human without malice. Malice refers to a person’s mental state at the time the crime was committed. There are several types of manslaughter crimes, described in more detail below.
Types of Murder in California
Like manslaughter, California also has three different types of murder offenses.
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Are You Facing Homicide Charges in Stanislaus County?
If you were recently arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter or any other violent crime, it is essential that you protect your interests. Before you talk to detectives, before you use the jail phone to call your family, before you talk to your cellmate about your case, your first call needs to be to a Modesto criminal defense lawyer. Attorney Rebecka A. Monez is an experienced advocate for those facing the most serious crimes. She takes an aggressive, all-hands-on-deck approach to every case she handles, ensuring that every one of her clients receives the representation they need, deserve, and are entitled to. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation today, call 209.554.6446 You can also connect with us through our online contact form.
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Cases We Handle
The Law Office of Rebecka A. Monez handles a wide range of criminal cases in state and federal court on behalf of clients from all walks of life. Some of the cases we handle most often include:
2023 Litigator of the Year
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