Stellar Defense Against Homicide Charges In Minnesota
William Mauzy, Attorney at Law, in Minneapolis has been defending clients against murder and homicide charges in Minnesota for more than 30 years. Attorney William Mauzy has a distinguished track record and has successfully tried more than 100 criminal cases over the course of his career. In addition, he is board-certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
His experience in this complex area of criminal defense includes obtaining a not guilty verdict for a minister’s wife charged with murder. This was the first time of battered women’s defense syndrome being used as a successful self-defense strategy.
To arrange a free, discreet consultation with William Mauzy, Attorney at Law, call 612-504-5533.
The Varying Degrees Of Murder In Minnesota
Homicides, which include murder and manslaughter, are the most grave criminal offenses in the United States. These charges almost always result in lengthy prison sentences. Police and prosecutors put special emphasis on these investigations, employing many forensic tools such as DNA identification that are not commonly used for less serious cases.
There are varying degrees of murder and homicide charges in Minnesota, but all of them can result in a prison sentence if a conviction occurs. Attorney William Mauzy provides a skilled, effective defense against all charges, including:
- First-degree murder: Killing with premeditation and intent, a conviction will result in life in prison
- Second-degree murder: The killing of someone during the commission of a crime, or with intent but not premeditation, can result in up to 40 years in prison
- Third-degree murder: Killing a person due to reckless behavior or dangerous acts; can result in 25 years in prison
- Criminal vehicular homicide: Can result in up to 10 years in prison
With extensive experience defending against these charges, William Mauzy understands the various factors that make a homicide case and will fight aggressively at all phases of your case, challenging evidence and pursuing all available avenues to defend you at trial.