Homicide Defense Lawyers

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When facing charges of manslaughter or murder, you need a proven defense attorney by your side to better your chances of facing a minimal sentence or a dismissal altogether. Gibbons & Gibbons, A Law Corporation has more than 60 years of combined experience and can provide relentless defense. The most serious charges that any person can face are those of manslaughter and murder. If you have been accused of accidentally or intentionally ending another person's life, then you must act fast in obtaining a seasoned defense attorney.

Why our defense has been proven to work:
  • Included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers association
  • Family-focused criminal defense team
  • Reputation of success in and out of the courtroom
  • Aggressive and customized advocacy from start to finish
  • We speak Spanish | Se habla Español
  • Affordable Fee Rates

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Both manslaughter and murder are serious felonies of distinct natures:

  • Manslaughter : accidentally killing another person due to gross negligence or recklessness, during the commission of a felony, or "in the heat of passion."
  • Murder: intentionally killing another person, or "with malice."
    1. Murder in the first degree: committed with premeditation, or planning in advance.
      • Can result in a life sentence or, in extreme cases, the death penalty.
    2. Murder in the second degree: committed without premeditation.
      • Can result in a prison sentence from 15 years to a life sentence.

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You need an attorney by your side to help protect you from saying something incriminating and to begin defending you right away. When you retain our firm, your case will be handled personally by one of our partners who can keep you informed and give full attention and energy to your defense. Our firm only handles criminal defense cases and is well respected by members of the judicial system. You can have confidence in your defense representation when you retain our legal representation.


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We represent clients throughout Southern California, such as individuals from Norwalk, Buena Park, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cypress, Long Beach, La Palma, Fullerton, and Anaheim.

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