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The unlawful killing of another individual is known as criminal homicide. In the state of Tennessee, an individual may face a variety of homicide-related charges.

These charges include:

  • Criminally negligent homicide
  • Voluntary manslaughter
  • Second-degree murder
  • First-degree murder
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Reckless homicide

Being convicted of any of the above crimes carries long-lasting and far-reaching consequences. It is imperative that you retain strong representation as soon as possible if you are facing homicide charges.

At the Law Office of Kenneth W. Brashier, our Memphis murder attorney is highly skilled in this complicated area of law. Backed by well over a decade of criminal defense experience, our lawyer has a comprehensive understanding of this state’s homicide laws as well as a long track record of success. We can aggressively fight for your best interests as we guide you throughout every stage of the criminal proceedings.

Call the Law Office of Kenneth W. Brashier today at (901) 590-0421 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our Memphis murder attorney in Memphis.

About Homicide in Tennessee

Tennessee law harshly penalizes individuals convicted of homicide.

Homicide-related crimes include:

  • Criminally negligent homicide – When a death occurs as a result of criminally negligent conduct. This is a Class E felony which may result in anywhere from one to six years in prison.
  • Reckless homicide – When an individual recklessly kills another. This is a Class D felony which may result in anywhere from 2 to 12 years in prison.
  • Voluntary manslaughter – When an individual knowingly and intentionally kills another in a state of passion caused by excessive provocation. This is a Class C felony which may result in anywhere from 3 to 15 years in prison.
  • Second-degree murder – When an individual knowingly kills another. This is a Class A felony which may result in anywhere from 15 to 40 years in prison.
  • First-degree murder – When an individual intentionally and premeditatedly kills another. Being convicted of this crime may result in the death penalty, life in prison, or life without the possibility of parole.

Call (901) 590-0421 Today

These charges are incredibly serious and require the representation of an experienced trial lawyer. Our Memphis murder attorney, Ken, is a former prosecutor, which means he understands how the prosecution thinks and attacks. Ken and our legal team will work relentlessly to counter all of the prosecution’s arguments against you. Call us today at (901) 590-0421 for a free consultation and get started on building an effective defense strategy.

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