Our law office deals with a number of legal issues, but murder is an especially challenging facet of defense. Setting aside the extremely harsh stigma that comes with these allegations (and can shatter someone's life even if they are innocent), people facing murder charges may be unsure of what to do next and how the allegations will impact their future. Unfortunately, many people have been accused of murder even though they were innocent. This is no time to procrastinate or avoid looking into your options, however, as your entire future may be at stake.
Being involved in a major traffic crash is a very traumatic experience. It can leave a person facing a lot of emotional challenges. This can particularly be the case if the accident resulted in a death. Having been in an auto crash that resulted in any deaths can also leave a person facing a very difficult legal situation if he or she is accused of having triggered the accident through dangerous conduct. Here in Tennessee, such allegations could lead to a person being charged with vehicular homicide.
Of all the crimes that can be committed in Tennessee, murder is perhaps the most serious. Murder is not tolerated in the Memphis area and those who are found guilty of the crime almost always face an aggressive prosecution. However, even those violent crimes that fall short of murder can cause an individual to face potentially serious consequences. One such charge is involuntary manslaughter.
Memphis residents are used to hearing frequent crime reports about their area. It's no secret that the Memphis area has quite a bit of crime. The ultimate violent crime is murder. A person who is facing murder charges may feel like everyone is against them. The public and prosecutors have little tolerance for those who commit murder, and those who are convicted can face a long prison sentence.
Violent crimes in Memphis, like in many large cities, occur frequently. They are often energetically covered by local media. Unfortunately for those who are accused of violent crimes such as murder, the criminal matters can be frightening.
Police officers in Memphis generally have a good reputation. They keep the community safe and offer a sense of security for Memphis residents. However, even the most respected of community members can face serious criminal charges such as murder.
Murder is a grave crime in Memphis. People who are convicted of murder can face serious penalties and long prison sentences. Most residents have no tolerance for such a violent crime and, therefore, the mere mention of being involved in a murder or as a suspect in such a crime can permanently ruin a person's reputation in an instant.
Murder is the most serious offense a person can be accused of. If convicted of murder, a defendant could face life in prison or, here in Tennessee, even the death penalty.
Readers in Memphis may have heard about a recent abduction of two girls after a man killed their mother and older sister. The incident ended when the man fatally shot himself as law enforcement officers were approaching. The girls were rescued safely. The widow of the Mississippi man has now been indicted on two charges of murder and kidnapping.
Recently, a Memphis employer went from firing an employee to being charged with his death, all in one day. After firing the employee for not showing up to work, the employer later saw the employee trying to steal from him. Police say the employer then chased the employee down, and, after beating him repeatedly, the man died. The employer is now being charged with second degree murder.