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Murder Attorney in Winston-Salem

Providing Aggressive Defense in Forsyth & Guilford Counties

If you have been arrested or charged with murder, it is critical to retain the services of an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Your freedom and future are at stake. Without proper legal representation, you could face life in prison or even the death penalty. 

At Eustache Law, our lawyer has handled numerous murder cases. We understand that murder charges are very serious and involve complex legal issues. We know that police and prosecutors may not always tell the truth and that you may be presumed guilty, even before you have your day in court.

If you are facing charges for murder, contact our firm as soon as possible. Our Winston-Salem murder attorney will review your case for free and can help you understand your legal options.

First-Degree Murder vs. Second-Degree Murder

Murder is the unlawful killing of another person. This crime may be classified as first-degree murder and second-degree murder.

First-degree murder:

  • Involves the premeditated killing of another person
  • Is the most serious type of murder charge
  • Can result in life in prison without parole or the death penalty

Second-degree murder:

  • Involves the killing of another person without premeditation
  • Can result in life in prison

Other charges may be associated with charges for murder, such as accessory after the fact, aiding and abetting, or kidnapping. Murder charges are serious, and you need a lawyer who understands the law and can fight for your rights.

What Are the Penalties for Murder?

Murder charges in North Carolina are extremely serious. If you are convicted of murder, you could be facing life in prison or the death penalty. 

Other penalties for murder include:

  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Probation
  • Community service
  • Loss of civil rights

Defense for Murder Charges

If you are facing murder charges, it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side. Murder charges are extremely serious, and the prosecution will do everything possible to convict you. Our Winston-Salem murder lawyer will protect your rights and aggressively fight for your freedom.

If you have been arrested for murder in North Carolina, contact our firm as soon as possible. We offer free and confidential initial case evaluations and can help you understand your legal options.

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