Serious Charges Require Skilled Representation
For two decades, McCabe Law has represented clients throughout Colorado. Known for being skilled in the courtroom, criminal defense attorney Janene McCabe has taken over 100 cases to trial. She understands what it takes to represent the best interests of her clients. She was even recognized in 2009 as the Colorado State Public Defender of the Year.
Understanding The Different Types Of Charges
Murder charges carry serious consequences. It can range from 2 years in prison to the death penalty. This is why it is crucial to have an attorney you can trust by your side. There are also different considerations when it comes to murder, which has an influence on the potential sentence. They are as follows:
- First-degree murder: generally considered premeditated, however, there are other situations that could fall under this category. If someone passes away because of a robbery, burglary or an overdose, you could be charged with murder in the first degree.
- Second-degree murder: is when a court decides someone died due to extreme danger but did not plan it. Voluntary manslaughter also falls under this category.
- Vehicular homicide: after a death happens because someone was driving under the influence.
- Manslaughter: an unintentional death caused by behavior that you know is reckless.
- Criminally negligent homicide: united death caused by action that was careless.
While many people understand the severity of criminal murder charges, they aren’t sure where to turn. Having an experienced lawyer is the best way to defend yourself and protect your future. Ms. McCabe gathers evidence, talks with witnesses and is upfront about the expectations you should have. She fights tirelessly to get the best possible result.
Call Today For More Information
There is no time to waste. Murder defense lawyer Janene McCabe can schedule a consultation with you today. You can reach her in her Boulder office by calling 720-996-2422. You can also fill out this online contact form, and she will be in touch with you as soon as possible.