There were 186 murder arrests recorded in New York State in 2019 – an average of one every two days. Homicide, manslaughter and capital murder charges in New York are extremely serious and have various definitions under Article 125 of the New York Penal Code:
- conduct which causes the death of a person [or an unborn child with which a female has been pregnant for more than 24 weeks under circumstances constituting murder].
- manslaughter in the first degree.
- manslaughter in the second degree.
- criminally negligent homicide.
- abortion in the first degree.
- self-abortion in the first degree.
Lives are clearly at stake when you or a loved one is faced with a homicide or manslaughter charge. You need to hire a law firm with deep experience and a track record of success defending against such severe claims.
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The partners of D’Emilia Law – Paul D’Emilia and Kendra Monte – are well-versed in handling homicide and manslaughter claims. They prosecuted countless murder cases during their years at the Kings County District Attorney’s office before building their successful defense firm.
D’Emilia Law stands out in New York’s legal community for achieving acquittals and reduced charges in the most complex homicide and manslaughter cases. They have demonstrated where inaccurate claims, mishandled evidence (or lack thereof) and unreliable eyewitness accounts can influence homicide charges.
Without proper representation, defendants and their families are at risk of facing:
- Lengthy or lifelong prison terms.
- Thousands – if not millions – of dollars in liability fines and fees.
- Unwanted media attention.
- Reputation damage.
New York Homicide and Manslaughter Lawyers
D’Emilia Law was founded on the belief that every defendant deserves a fair hearing and we may be able to help get your homicide or manslaughter charges reduced or dismissed.
Unique success on both sides of the courtroom puts D’Emilia Law at an advantageous position when we accept a case. In addition to our decades of experience, we collaborate frequently with expert witnesses, which enables us to anticipate the actions of the opposing side. From this insider’s perspective, we can build an even stronger defense for you.
Before you take any other action, you should contact D’Emilia Law for the best possible defense strategy and representation. No matter how dire the odds may seem, we will fight for you through every stage of your case.