Murder Charges in New Jersey
Facing criminal charges for a violent crime such as murder charges can be overwhelming, especially knowing the devastating penalties you are facing. The consequences for either murder or manslaughter are severe, and a conviction will almost certainly result in lengthy jail time and a lasting criminal record. If you are under investigation or have recently been charged with murder or manslaughter, it is important to take action as soon as possible to protect your rights. At Schneider Freiberger P.C., we offer strategic advocacy to defend your interests at every stage of the criminal process.
Trusted Advocacy, Experienced Defense Law Firm
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a range of violent crimes defense cases and know the proper steps to take to protect your rights. From the investigation through the trial, we will be steadfast and aggressive advocates focused on defeating your charges or minimizing the penalties in your case. With our skilled attorneys, you can increase your chances of a dismissal, reduction of charges, or an acquittal at trial. Did you act in self defense? Was anyone else involved? Do you have an alibi? In a vehicular manslaughter case, were you on medication? You do not know the strength of your defense until you consult with an attorney. We go through every possible issue to determine whether or not to accept or reject a plea offer or whether we need to take the matter to trial.
Mandatory Sentencing in New Jersey
Under state law, there are some crimes that carry mandatory sentences upon conviction. In these cases, the court is required to send you to prison if a jury finds that you are guilty. Our attorneys are experienced in working with prosecutors to negotiate a lesser charge so that you can avoid mandatory sentencing laws.
Legal Support for Loved Ones and Family Members
Often our firm is contacted by the family of a defendant who is facing charges of murder or manslaughter. If you are seeking legal representation for a loved one, do not hesitate to contact our firm. We will go to the jail to hear all of the facts and devise a strategic defense to any manslaughter or homicide charges. From examination of evidence, through investigation and discovery, we provide experience and aggressive defense you can trust.