Murder / Manslaughter & Homicide Attorney

South Central Pennsylvania Murder Attorney

Manslaughter Lawyer in Cumberland County, Dauphin County & York County

The most serious crime known to man involves intentionally causing the death of another person. In Pennsylvania, a conviction of murder results in one of two sentences: life in prison or death. If you have been accused of killing another person, it is absolutely crucial that you speak immediately with an experienced criminal defense attorney. The manslaughter/murder lawyers at our firm are extremely skilled and experienced in the area of criminal homicide defense. From the moment the first accusation is made, you need an experienced murder defense lawyer by your side for zealous defense, knowledgeable counsel and trusted support. No situation in life is as serious as facing manslaughter or murder charges–your life and your family’s future depend on your choice of criminal defense lawyer. You owe it to yourself to choose Colgan & Associates, LLC.

There are several different types of criminal homicide charges that a person could possibly face in Pennsylvania, including the following:

  • First degree murder
  • Second degree murder
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Negligent homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Involuntary manslaughter
  • Drug delivery resulting in death

Usually, if you are a “person of interest” in one of these crimes, a member of law enforcement will contact you to interview you or arrest you. If contacted by law enforcement about murder or manslaughter, it is imperative that you remain silent and contact a criminal defense lawyer from the firm immediately. Remember, anything you say can be used against you in the prosecution of the case. The firm has represented individuals in murder cases in Dauphin, York, Perry, Cumberland, Lebanon and Philadelphia counties and will represent individuals charged with murder or manslaughter any county in Pennsylvania. If you have been charged with any of the above crimes or even if you are under investigation, it is in your best interests to protect yourself with the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Charged with a homicide crime in Pennsylvania?

If you are convicted of a murder, manslaughter or homicide crime, you could be subject to the following punishments:

  • Death
  • Mandatory prison sentences, up to life
  • Fines
  • Restitution for victim’s family

Your rights are important to you – they should also be important to the representation that you choose. At the firm, you will always be treated with respect, courtesy and compassion. You will not be shuffled from associate to associate and you will be able to speak with or meet with the attorney handling your case.

Contact a murder/manslaughter attorney from our law firm today if you have been charged with a homicide crime in Camp Hill, Carlisle, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, York, Cumberland County, Dauphin County and York County.


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MechanicsburgPA 17055

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