When an individual’s death is the result of wrongdoing of another person, the conduct is referred to as criminal homicide. There are several varieties of homicide in New Jersey that may be triggered depending on the nature of the conduct of the accused. The charge and related penalties are most severe when the death is intentionally caused by the defendant. At the other end of the spectrum are those deaths which are the result of actionable negligence. If you or a loved one has been arrested or is under investigation for any form of homicide, you need to call an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately. The attorneys at our firm, Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver, would fall within this description as former prosecutors that have over 100 years of experience defending cases in Ocean County. Contact us at 24/7 at (732) 286-6500 for immediate assistance from attorney on our staff. The consultation is free so do not delay in contacting us.New Jersey Criminal Homicide Law
As previously stated, criminal homicide is a category of offense set forth in the New Jersey Criminal Code. It actually embodies several individual charges. The following are the pedigrees of criminal homicide in this state:
- Felony Murder
- Drug Induced Death
Each type of homicide is discussed individually on the subpages set forth in the links at the bottom of this page.Ocean County Homicide Defense Lawyers
Most homicide cases tend to be both factually and legally complex. This certainly is not the variety of case for a novice attorney or really anyone who has limited experience. The stakes are about as high as they get and seasoned counsel can prove invaluable. At our firm, Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver, we offer multiple former prosecutors and a team of defense attorneys that have been collectively practicing for over 100 years. The experience of our lawyers includes representation of those charged with various forms of homicide, including capital murder cases when the death penalty existed. To speak to an and have the skills you need to defend any form of homicide you may be facing at the Ocean County Courthouse in Toms River. Call us for an immediate free consultation.