Murder/Attempted Murder

The term homicide or murder refers to the crime of causing the death of another human being, without lawful excuse, and with intent to kill them, or with intent to cause them grievous bodily harm. When being accused of any type of murder whether it be manslaughter, 1st degree or 2nd degree do not give any statements. What you say can and will be used against you in the court of law.

Manslaughter
Manslaughter is a less of murder charge and can be both voluntary and involuntary. Manslaughter is not premeditated and the killing occurs unexpectedly or in the heat of passion. An example of voluntary murder can be if two spouses were having an altercation and it became violent, and one spouse killed the other in the heat of passion.
Attempted Murder
Attempted murder is a criminal offense that is committed when people attempt to kill other people. People who attempt to kill have outright intentions of taking other peoples’ lives. Attempted murder is taken very serious and can lead to life-long legal penalties if people are convicted. First-degree murder is the unintentional killing of by a person during the commission of a felony. Second-degree murder is the intentional and willful action resulting in the death of a person.