Murder Criminal Defense Attorney
  
Atlanta Murder Defense  Attorney

Murder is the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought. In Georgia, Malice aforethought can be satisfied in three ways:

Intent to kill;                                    

Acting with depraved disregard for human life; or

A death that occurs while committing a dangerous felony

In Georgia, another type of crime that a person can be charged with when a death occurs is Manslaughter. There are two types of manslaughter in Georgia, voluntary and involuntary manslaughter.

Voluntary manslaughter


Voluntary manslaughter occurs when a person intentionally kills another when they are under the influence of passion. However, this passion must be the type of passion that would make a reasonable person kill under such circumstances.

 Involuntary manslaughter 


 Involuntary manslaughter occurs when a person unintentionally kills another person, but acts with the reckless conduct that causes the death of another. Whether you or a loved one is charged with murder or manslaughter, you should contact the Law Offices of Gilbert Sperling, III, as our office will zealously fight for your rights.

If you or a loved one have been charged with murder, it is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. There are only three sentences that a person convicted of murder can receive. A person convicted of murder can expect to serve of lengthy sentence of life in prison with or without the possibility of parole or the sentence of death. Call the Law Offices of Gilbert Sperling, III today at 404-418-7816

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