An Arrest for Murder is a life changing experience. If you or a loved one has been arrested for Homicide in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda contact a Criminal Defense Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor immediately.
When you are dealing with a criminal charge that is as serious as Murder you need a experienced Criminal Defense Attorney who will immerse themselves fully into your case. Legal defenses for Homicide often require great resources being expended including the hiring of experts to testify on your behalf, at Viacava & Cantor we are prepared to utilize those resources for your defense. Contact an experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor to defend you on your Homicide charge.
Florida Murder Laws Explained
First Degree Murder is statutorily defined as the unlawful homicide of another with “malice aforethought” (i.e. the intention to kill or harm another). Murder in the first degree is a capital offense meaning it is punishable by the death penalty. Murder in the second degree is statutorily defined as the unlawful killing of a human being when perpetrated by any act imminently dangerous to another and evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life although without any premeditated design to effect the death of any particular individual. Second degree Murder is a first degree felony punishable by life in prison.
What to Look for in a Murder Defense Lawyer
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Homicides throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation today.