1ST DEGREE MURDER

A 1st degree murder charge is one of the most serious criminal offenses that an individual can face. If you or a loved one is being investigated for or has been charged with 1st degree murder, it is important that they immediately consult an experienced Michigan 1st degree murder attorney to protect their rights.

WHAT DOES THE LAW DEFINE AS ATTEMPTED 1ST DEGREE MURDER?

750.315 Sec. 315 of the Michigan Penal Code defines 1st degree murder as follows:

(a) Murder perpetrated by means of poison, lying in wait, or any other willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing.

(b) Murder committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, arson, criminal sexual conduct in the first, second, or third degree, child abuse in the first degree, a major controlled substance offense, robbery, carjacking, breaking and entering of a dwelling, home invasion in the first or second degree, larceny of any kind, extortion, kidnapping, vulnerable adult abuse in the first or second degree under section 145n, torture under section 85, aggravated stalking under section 411i, or unlawful imprisonment under section 349b.

(c) A murder of a peace officer or a corrections officer committed while the peace officer or corrections officer is lawfully engaged in the performance of any of his or her duties as a peace officer or corrections officer, knowing that the peace officer or corrections officer is a peace officer or corrections officer engaged in the performance of his or her duty as a peace officer or corrections officer.

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JAIL TIME FOR 1st DEGREE MURDER IN MICHIGAN

An individual charged with 1st degree murder in Michigan is facing a felony.  If convicted and found guilty, the charge is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for life without eligibility of parole.

DEFENDING A 1ST DEGREE MURDER CHARGE IN MICHIGAN

There are several defenses to a 1st degree murder charge. A defendant can argue that they didn’t commit the crime and it’s a case of mistaken identity or the wrong person is being charged. A defendant can argue that they are not guilty of the crime as charged because one or more of the specific elements of the crime was not met and that a lesser criminal charge is applicable.

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An experienced Michigan criminal defense attorney can fully investigate the facts of the crime and build a defense. It is important when retaining an attorney, that they are qualified to defend the serious and complex nature of this charge.

Why Choose the Arnone Law Team
as Your Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney?

Attorney Joseph Arnone and Paralegal Jessica Artman make up the preeminent legal team that is the Arnone Law Team. They are well known in Macomb County and surrounding courts for their incomparable reputation with clients. Most of Arnone Law Team’s phone calls are from individuals who were referred to their firm from former or current clients. Satisfaction in legal representation can’t be bought with marketing dollars. The Arnone Law Team does not need to advertise fancy legal slogans on billboards to attract clients.

The Arnone Team is a powerhouse legal team.

They take only limited cases and they commit themselves to each case and client that they accept. No stone remains unturned as they investigate and build a defense.

Attorney Joseph Arnone has practiced in district, circuit, and federal courts defending cases. And when it comes to complex criminal cases, he sees the challenge, meets it, and exceeds all expectations that the client may have.

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