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Manslaughter And Murder

Dedicated Legal Representation for Murder and Manslaughter Cases

Have you or someone you know been accused of manslaughter or murder? When facing such serious charges, it's imperative to have a skilled legal team by your side from the outset.

Why Choose Us

  • Decades of Experience: With a track record dating back to 1998, our Manslaughter & Murder Solicitors at BKP Solicitors have successfully represented clients in a wide range of cases, providing expert legal assistance and support throughout.

  • Personalised Approach: We understand the gravity of allegations involving manslaughter or murder and are committed to treating each client with fairness and empathy, working tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for their case.

  • Comprehensive Legal Support: From initial police interviews to courtroom proceedings, our experienced solicitors offer unwavering support and guidance at every stage of the legal process, ensuring that our clients receive expert advice tailored to their specific circumstances.

How We Can Help

Whether you're facing allegations of voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, or murder, our dedicated team is here to provide first rate legal advice and representation. Contact BKP Solicitors today at 0800 999 2472 to receive the support you need.

Understanding Manslaughter Classifications

Manslaughter charges are categorised into three distinct classifications, each requiring different legal defences:

  • Voluntary Manslaughter: This charge may apply if the defendant can prove diminished responsibility, provocation, or participation in a suicide pact. Convictions may lead to significant fines or up to 10 years' imprisonment.

  • Involuntary Manslaughter: Involuntary manslaughter occurs when a person unintentionally causes death through gross negligence or an unlawful or dangerous act. Sentences vary depending on the circumstances, ranging from fines to life imprisonment.

Legal Support for Murder Cases

To secure a murder conviction, it must be proven that the accused unlawfully killed another person with the intention to cause harm or death. Given the severity of this offence, murder cases are tried in the Crown Court, with a minimum sentence of life imprisonment.

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