Murder is the most serious charge you can face, in terms of both the consequences that can be levied and the toll a murder charge can take on your life even before you go to court. In California, a murder conviction can result in a long prison sentence – sometimes exceeding the course of your natural life – or in the case of capital murder, it can result in death.
If you or a loved one is facing a murder charge, the most important step you can take is to begin working with an experienced Orange County murder attorney as soon as possible.
California law recognizes several types of murder and homicide, and the penalties for each can vary. Some of the most common charges include:
When it comes to selecting an Orange County criminal defense attorney for representation in a murder case, the choice you make is critical to your freedom. Building a murder defense requires a complex set of skills combined with unflagging dedication and determination, and that means you need an attorney with years of experience aggressively representing clients accused of serious crimes.
For more than two decades, Maltaise Cini has been providing defendants with the strongest, most aggressive legal representation with one single goal in mind: To help clients fully protect their rights and their freedom. Each case is painstakingly built through a skilled gathering of evidence, including eyewitness testimony, DNA evidence, toxicology, pathology, ballistics and more.
In addition, because of her long tenure with the California legal system, Ms. Cini has significant experience identifying and revealing the “weak spots” in prosecution cases, creating that all-important “reasonable doubt” and uncovering flaws in rules of evidence and other issues critical to your defense.
Building a successful defense against any charge takes considerable time, and with a murder charge, time is truly of the essence. If you or a loved one has been charged with murder, don’t delay: Contact Maltaise Cini today at 949-660-1389 and schedule a free consultation to learn how she can help you protect your rights and your freedom.