Defense Of Manslaughter, Homicide Or Murder

There is much at stake whenever someone faces felony charges in a criminal court of law. This is particularly the case when those charges include murder or homicide. While the courts will provide defense to those unable to afford legal representation, picking your own attorney can make a tremendous difference in fighting the charges.

The Law Office of Miya Griggs has extensive experience working these types of criminal defense cases, which are both complicated and often lengthy. After working for the Fulton County district attorney's office, Attorney Miya Griggs created this firm to help those facing the most challenging of legal circumstances. It is our belief that every individual deserves to have his or her constitutional rights properly defended in a court of law.

These Charges Are Different

Murder and manslaughter cases are always aggressively pursued and prosecuted. More severe cases can result in a death sentence here in Georgia, so it is essential to seek a criminal defense lawyer with experience defending these most challenging of cases where everything is on the line.

Charges will include one of the following:

  • Malice murder: This involves the death penalty.
  • Felony murder: This involves committing an additional felony during the time of the charges.
  • Voluntary manslaughter: This can be a crime of passion or one done without malice.
  • Involuntary manslaughter: This can be reckless mistake such as a car accident.

Defending You Against These Charges

There are a number of possible defenses we can use to help reduce or dismiss the charges. Whether these cases go to trial or are handled through direct negotiation with the prosecution, we thoroughly prepare by conducting our own investigation of the circumstances as well as examining the arrest and charges to make sure that your rights were properly protected at all times. Our ultimate goal is to protect your life and your freedom.

Contact Us Today To Discuss Your Murder Or Manslaughter Charges

A strong defense takes time. Call our office in Decatur at 844-474-4475 to schedule an initial consultation. You can also reach us through our Contact page on this website.