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Homicide Charges in Modesto, California

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Being accused of taking the life of another human being is one of the worst things that could ever happen to you. Depending on the circumstances of the case, you could be facing a sentence of 25 years to life in prison or even the death penalty. You have reason to feel fear for your future, and it is in your best interests to take immediate legal action to defend yourself against the allegations.

Why Choose Our Homicide Defense Lawyer?

  • Powerhouse defense in 100s of cases
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  • Free, confidential case review to discuss your defenses

We do not judge those who come to us for help, and we are ready to provide you with meaningful support and experienced guidance throughout the process of fighting the charges. Our criminal defense team offers the dedicated, tireless advocacy that you need and deserve.

Call (209) 529-7406 or send an email to contact a Modesto criminal defense attorney at Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated now for a free confidential consultation.

Homicide Defense Strategies

Perhaps the most common defense against charges of murder is to state that the suspect was acting in self-defense. If it can be proven that you were being threatened with death or great bodily injury, or if you were being raped, robbed or similarly menaced, it should be possible to clear your name. Another possibility is that your confession was false or was coerced. It may also be possible to have a murder charge reduced to manslaughter on the basis that the killing was accidental or occurred in the heat of the moment.

We are ready to explore all your options, and you need to seek legal help without delay. Contact a Modesto criminal defense lawyer at our firm now.

Fees and Payments

Here at Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated, when it comes to fees and payments, we strive to be flexible with clients who are seeking legal representation. We offer payment arrangements, flat fee contracts, and traditional retainer agreements. We understand legal representation is necessary for all, and yet difficult for most to pay the fees all at once. Although we cannot guarantee that everyone will be able to hire us, we do promise to do what we can to make it possible for you to hire one of our attorneys to represent you.