Have you been charged with Manslaughter as a result of surviving a suicide pact? The prosecution is required to prove the elements of Murder. It is then for the defendant to prove that the death occurred in the course of a suicide pact. As this
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Have you been charged with Unintentional Killing in the Course of Furtherance of a Crime of Violence? Although the killing may have been accidental you could still receive the highest possible custodial sentence, due to the element of violence in the commission of the separate
Have you been charged with Defensive Homicide? There are a number of things to consider if you have been charged with this offence. Firstly, when did the alleged offence occur? The charge of defensive homicide is available only for offences committed on or after 23
Have you been charged with Manslaughter? If so, you will need the services of an experienced criminal lawyer. The Common Law defines Manslaughter as the unjustifiable killing of another in circumstances which do not constitute murder. The circumstances in which Manslaughter may be found vary.