murder defense in louisianaMurder Defense Lawyer in Louisiana

Murder charges can be very involved and therefore, deserve very careful attention. Convictions arising from the charges below carry very lengthy prison sentences including life without benefit of parole. Your lawyer must be very skilled and experienced to handle these types of cases.

As an effective murder defense attorney, Carl Barkemeyer, has extensive courtroom experience, knows how to implement smart legal strategies to fight the State’s evidence and present the defense’s case in the best way to obtain a reduced charge or an acquittal.  We offer representation to clients with murder charges anywhere in Louisiana.  Murder charges are the most serious charge with the most serious consequences, life in prison. Therefore, these charges require the most serious representation. That is what we offer. Contact us at 225-964-6720 if you need a murder defense attorney in Baton Rouge or anywhere else in Louisiana.

Types of murder charges in Louisiana

In Louisiana, homicide is the killing of a human being by the act, procurement, or culpable omission of another.  Louisiana has five grades of criminal homicide which are the following:

(1)  First degree murder.

(2)  Second degree murder.

(3)  Manslaughter.

(4)  Negligent homicide.

(5)  Vehicular homicide.

Contact our criminal defense lawyers at (225) 964-6720 if someone you know needs representation for a murder charge in Louisiana.

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