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 investigation, employing many forensic tools such as DNA identification that are not commonly used for less serious cases. The sheer complexity of murder investigations requires a suspect to hire an experienced, competent attorney. Before speaking to the police and jeopardizing your rights, it is critical to seek the advice of a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer.

The Law Offices of William J. Mauzy in Minneapolis has been defending clients against these serious charges in Minnesota for more than 30 years. Attorney Bill Mauzy has a distinguished track record and has successfully tried more than 100 criminal cases over the course of his career. Mauzy has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in non-white collar criminal defense.

To arrange a free, discreet consultation with the Law Offices of William J. Mauzy, call 612-340-9108.

Minnesota Manslaughter Defense Lawyer

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 Bill 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, Bill 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.

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.

Protect your rights. For a free initial consultation with a Minneapolis murder charge lawyer, contact the Law Offices of William J. Mauzy 612-340-9108.