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Marinaro Law Firm

Marinaro Law Firm

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Protect Your Future with the Best Homicide Lawyers in Lancaster, PA

If you or a family member has been charged with criminal homicide, it is imperative that you seek the counsel of an experienced homicide lawyer. Of any crime, homicide carries the most severe penalties upon conviction. As such, you need an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney who will fight to restrict your exposure to the life-altering penalties that occur if convicted.

We know that a person charged with murder is scared, worried about finding the proper legal representation, and unsure what to do next. Get in touch with the Lancaster, PA, criminal attorney skilled in defending clients facing even the most severe charges. With over 20 years of experience, Marinaro Law Firm has what it takes to guide you through the complex criminal justice system.

 Comprehensive, Committed Defense

Before Attorney Michael V. Marinaro became a lawyer, he served as a forensic chemist with the Maryland State Police for 10 years. This experience gives him a unique advantage in prosecuting criminal cases, as he can thoroughly review the forensic evidence and provide a complete interpretation of lab results. And since forensic evidence can make or break a homicide case, you must work with a homicide lawyer with in-depth knowledge. 

In addition, Attorney Marinaro has experience defending clients in homicide cases. His experience as a litigator allows him to develop effective strategies for the defense and protection of his clients. By thoroughly examining the facts of the case, the police officer’s report, and any witness statements, the attorneys at Marinaro Law can provide aggressive defense through all stages of your litigation. 

Don’t face the criminal justice system alone. Your future and rights depend on selecting the best legal representation to defend your case. Without the proper in-depth knowledge of the legal system, forensic evidence, and defense strategies, you may face life in prison or worse. 

That’s why you need the attorneys at Marinaro Law. Our attorneys are trial lawyers who have extensive experience with jury trials and plea negotiations in a wide range of murder cases, including: 

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First-Degree Murder

Murder in the first degree in Pennsylvania is when someone intends to kill by means of poison, lying in wait, or any other means of a willful, deliberate, or premeditated killing. If convicted, a person can face life in prison or receive the death penalty, making it imperative that you hire our aggressive attorneys to represent you.

A robber is stealing money from a bank at gunpoint.

Second-Degree Murder

Second-degree murder arises when the death of another person occurs during the commission of a felony, like a robbery, rape, arson, or kidnapping, and the defendant is the primary perpetrator or accomplice of the crime. Upon conviction, the defendant can face a term of life imprisonment. Our Lancaster, PA, criminal attorneys can help defend you.

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Third-Degree Murder

If the homicide doesn’t fall into either the first- or second-degree categories, it’s considered a third-degree murder. It is also a first-degree felony murder charge, which, upon conviction, can lead to a maximum of 40 years in prison. Trust Marinaro Law Firm, and don’t risk your future to an inexperienced attorney who doesn’t have forensic knowledge.

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Voluntary Manslaughter

A person facing criminal charges of voluntary manslaughter allegedly committed the crime after serious provocation and intentionally killed another person without a lawful justification. A manslaughter charge is punishable by a maximum of 20 years in prison. For help with your case, choose our knowledgeable law office in Lancaster County.

A woman is texting on her phone while driving about to hit a man on a bicycle.

Involuntary Manslaughter

Accusations of involuntary manslaughter occur when a person unintentionally kills someone due to reckless behavior or gross negligence. It’s considered a misdemeanor, and a convicted person can face up to 5 years in prison. Your rights and future are at stake, so turn to our skilled and professional legal team to help prepare your case.

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon

In Pennsylvania, law enforcement officers could charge a person with assault with a deadly weapon if that person used a gun, knife, or another fatal weapon to injure another person intentionally or knowingly. This felony in the second degree can land a person in prison for up to 10 years. Rely on Marinaro Law for help with your criminal case.

Marinaro Law Firm is on Your Side, Every Time

Facing the full force of the criminal justice system without the benefit of an experienced Pennsylvania defense attorney on your side can lead to disastrous results. At Marinaro Law, we will aggressively fight to limit your exposure to the devastating consequences that follow a homicide conviction.

Suppose your homicide case also involves charges of another matter, like robbery, drug possession, firearm violations, or other criminal law issues. In that case, our law office is well versed in defending clients with unique circumstances. When you need legal representation backed by the forensic science experience you need, select the aggressive, powerhouse attorneys at Marinaro Law Firm!

Our long track record of success in criminal defense cases combined with our litigation and forensic science experience makes Marinaro Law the ideal homicide lawyer for your case. See for yourself why so many people in Lancaster County trust us with their criminal cases.

If You’re Ready to Get in Touch with a Homicide Lawyer, Contact Us Today!

If you have questions regarding homicide, contact Marinaro Law in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by calling  717-397-7055, toll free 866-614-6520 or by completing our online contact form. Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but we offer evening and weekend appointments upon request. We provide services in English or Spanish and provide free consultations in some criminal defense cases.

Don’t trust your future and your right to just any lawyer. Instead, choose the experienced homicide lawyer in Lancaster, PA, who will aggressively fight for you from day one. Contact us today! Our attorneys prepare to go to trial from the beginning to ensure you have the best chance at defending your case.

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