The charges of murder and manslaughter are among the most serious charges in Queensland. If you have been charged with murder – also called homicide – or manslaughter it is absolutely vital that you contact our criminal defence lawyers as soon as possible so that we can begin to represent you in this matter. If you are found guilty of murder, then you are facing life in prison.
Note that the charge of murder does not include dangerous driving causing death (you might have heard this called vehicular manslaughter) which is a different offence and carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison.
We can work with you to begin creating a defence to whatever you have been charged with and will be able to stand by you during what is an incredibly stressful and difficult time. Ultimately, we are concerned with getting you the best possible outcome when faced with the legal reality and the facts of your circumstances. We have a great deal of experience in defending murder charges and can guide you through this complicated and difficult time.
We will be by your side throughout the process and will advocate tirelessly on your behalf. Call us now on (07) 3180 0104 for criminal defence for your murder or manslaughter charges.