Charged With Murder In California?
Charged With Murder In California? Under the California Penal Code, murder is defined as “the unlawful killing of a human being, or a fetus, with malice aforethought.” This is one of the gravest crimes you can be accused of. If you’ve been charged with murder, you are in very deep water and you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend you and make [...]
Charged With Manslaughter In California?
Charged With Manslaughter In California? Manslaughter is a type of homicide. It is a grave offense, albeit a step down from murder. Prosecutors often accept plea bargains from defendants for charges of manslaughter instead of going to trial for murder. With life imprisonment as a possibility if convicted of murder, many defendants are keen to “plead down” to manslaughter. You need a skilled defense [...]