Homicide

Homicide Defense Lawyers in Long Island

It goes without saying that Homicide, or Murder as the Penal Law states, is one of the most serious charges that an individual can face. In fact, in criminal law, the stakes are never higher than when you or a loved one are being investigated in connection with a case involving the death of another person or persons.

In New York there are several different types of charges that may be brought in connection with the death of another.

  • Murder in the First Degree
  • Murder in the Second Degree
  • Criminally Negligent Homicide
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Manslaughter in the First Degree
  • Manslaughter in the Second Degree

Homicide Defense Attorney Suffolk and Nassau County

If you or a loved one is facing a homicide charge in Nassau or Suffolk counties, the need to hire an experienced attorney could not be more clear. At Matera Law Firm, we have handled murder, manslaughter and vehicular homicide cases. We also have had success in avoiding a murder charge through careful and skilled representation during the police investigation, in Suffolk and Nassau County.

We have won acquittals for several clients on murder charges after trial.

We have also obtained reduced plea bargains for clients facing murder and vehicular homicide cases, in Suffolk and Nassau County.

Contact us at 516.741.6700 or online to schedule an initial consultation about your case at our office in Long Island. We are available 24/7 to take your call.