Experienced Lawyers in Murder and Homicide Cases
The New Hampshire Criminal Code recognizes a number of homicide offenses, ranging from negligent homicide to capital murder. Negligent homicide and manslaughter charges are frequently prosecuted in DUI-related homicides, certain overdose deaths, and other unintended acts resulting in another’s death. Murder charges often involve allegations of death resulting from some other unlawful conduct (such as a robbery or assault) or a premeditated plan to harm or kill another person.
In general, homicides can be summarized as follows:
If you have been contacted by law enforcement about a homicide investigation or are facing criminal charges related to the death of another person, call 603-775-7570 to speak to one of our experienced attorneys.
Murder charges are prosecuted by the NH Attorney General’s Office. Attempted Murder, Manslaughter and Negligent Homicides are typically prosecuted by the local county attorney’s office.
Homicides are complex criminal cases, because they almost always involve an extensive police investigation, a crime scene investigation and the gathering of forensic evidence, and the scientific analysis of that evidence.
When you’re facing criminal charges for a crime of violence, you need a skilled defense attorney that you can trust with your life.
The lawyers at Samdperil & Welsh in Exeter, NH are experienced criminal defense and homicide lawyers.
We work with forensic experts and experienced investigators to prepare a case for trial and, if necessary, sentencing. We have handled a number of high profile cases in the NH state courts, including on appeal before the NH Supreme Court.
Contact us today for more information. We are here for you.
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