2ND DEGREE MURDER

A 2nd 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 2nd 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 2nd DEGREE MURDER?

2nd degree murder is described as a non-premeditated killing, resulting from an assault or act intending in which death of the victim was a distinct possibility.  In other words, it is an intentional killing, not planned out and not accidental.  2nd degree murders are typically spur-of-the-moment killings such as domestic violence or driving a car into a crowd of people.

JAIL TIME FOR 2ND DEGREE MURDER IN MICHIGAN

An individual charged with 2nd 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, or any term of years, in the discretion of the court trying the same.

DEFENDING A 2ND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE IN MICHIGAN

There are several defenses to a 2nd 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.  Other popular defenses for 2nd degree murder charges are self-defense and mental insanity.

Michigan Murder Defense Attorney Michigan 
Michigan Murder Defense Attorney Michigan
1st Degree Murder Attorney 
1st Degree Murder Attorney

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?

The Arnone Law Team is 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.

Why Joseph Arnone 
Why Joseph Arnone

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