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If you have somehow been arrested or charged with a manslaughter charge, our trusted and dedicated attorneys from Marks & Brooklier will be happy to meet with you to discuss the appropriate legal options to take on your behalf.

Manslaughter, unlike homicide, is when someone kills another person without "malice aforethought", or without prior planning. There are two types of manslaughter, voluntary and involuntary. If someone intentionally kills someone else, that is considered voluntary manslaughter. If someone is killed unintentionally, that is considered involuntary manslaughter. An example of an involuntary manslaughter would be failing to stop at a red light and striking and killing a pedestrian. Although an accident, a clear violation of law occurred which caused the death. However, with voluntary manslaughter, the penalties for this type of crime are quite severe in California and could result in jail time either in a county or state prison - depending on the charge, harsh fines, probation and parole. In addition, this conviction will remain on your record for the rest of your life, affecting it adversely in numerous ways.

Because of the severity of these charges, obtaining the legal services of a competent Los Angeles criminal defense attorney is crucial to the potential outcome of your case. Defending this type of a case is no light matter, and you will need a highly experienced and adept lawyer who knows his way around a court room. At the Law Offices of Marks & Brooklier, we represent clients in the greater Los Angeles area, including Beverly Hills. With 33 years of experience in this area, we have the skill and resources to provide you with excellent representation.

We have successfully defended numerous clients with these charges and have been able to either get a lesser charge or outright dismissal. Our legal team will perform a careful review of all of the evidence brought against you and conduct our own investigation into the matter. Rest assured you are in competent hands when you retain our services. Contact our office right away to begin the legal steps necessary in defending your rights.

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