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Homicide In Oklahoma
Homicide Crimes are taken very seriously in Oklahoma. The penalties for a Homicide Offense conviction can be serious and life-changing. Our Oklahoma Criminal Attorneys practice criminal law throughout the entire state of Oklahoma. If you have been charged with homicide, our Oklahoma Criminal Attorneys stand ready to help you.
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If you have been charged with an Oklahoma Homicide Offense such as Murder, Manslaughter, Vehicular Manslaughter or any other Violent Offense, contact the at the Law Firm of Marco Palumbo & Associates immediately, before you talk with the police, district attorney, jail staff or anyone else.
The at Marco Palumbo & Associates are extremely familiar with Oklahoma Homicide Charges Defense Strategies. Our highly experienced Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attorneys understand that criminal charges can be confusing, devastating, frightening and life-changing.
You need experienced on your side to be sure that your rights are protected, the evidence against you was obtained legally, and all proceedings are conducted properly. Many defenses are available, and contacting an experienced as soon as possible provides the best opportunity for a successful defense or dismissal.
Our have represented clients in multiple Oklahoma Criminal cases and we stand ready to help you in any way we can. We will evaluate your case and determine what is the best plan of action. Even, if this means referring you to another attorney who can better serve you. When such a referral is made, it shows that our are looking at your best interests.
Our Oklahoma Criminal Attorneys have represented clients in OVER 2,000 criminal cases.
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Oklahoma Homicide Offenses
Homicide is defined as the killing of one human being by another. Oklahoma statute classifies homicide offenses into the following categories:
- Murder (First or Second Degree)
- Manslaughter (First or Second Degree)
- Excusable Homicide, or
- Justifiable Homicide
Oklahoma Homicide Penalties
In Oklahoma, homicide crimes are taken very seriously, penalties imposed for homicide may be as follows:
Punishment for First Degree Murder - Penalty for Second Degree:
A. A person who is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to murder in the first degree shall be punished by death, by imprisonment for life without parole or by imprisonment for life. A person who is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to murder in the first degree, as described in subsection E of Section 701.7 of this title, shall not be entitled to or afforded the benefit of deferment of the sentence.
B. A person who is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to murder in the second degree shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in a state penal institution for not less than ten (10) years nor more than life.
First Degree Manslaughter - Punishment
Any person guilty of manslaughter in the first degree shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for not less than four (4) years.
Second Degree Manslaughter - Punishment
Any person guilty of manslaughter in the second degree shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary not more than four (4) years and not less than two (2) years, or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one (1) year, or by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or both fine and imprisonment.
Charged with Homicide in Oklahoma?
The Oklahoma Homicide Attorneys at the law firm of Marco Palumbo & Associates represent client throughout the entire state of Oklahoma. Our are highly skilled, with vast experience in Oklahoma Homicide Crime cases. We understand the complexities of Oklahoma Homicide Crime cases, and are well versed in Oklahoma Criminal rules and regulations. Your case will be carefully studied by a to achieve the best results.
An at our law firm will work with you and defend your rights from arraignment through post-conviction proceedings. It is strongly recommended, that you speak with an at our law firm before you talk with the police, the district attorney, jail staff or anyone else .Time is critical, contact us today.