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When arrested for and facing murder charges, it is critical to find a great criminal defense lawyer who is at the top of his profession – Detroit Murder Defense Lawyer Carl Jordan

The crime of murder is often referred to as homicide under Michigan law. A murder or homicide conviction carries with it the most severe penalties that the Michigan Legislature has allowed, which is life imprisonment. Without question, murder is one of the most serious charges anyone can face. If convicted of murder, you face a future in prison, perhaps for the rest of your life.

When arrested for and facing murder charges, it is critical to find a great criminal defense lawyer who is at the top of his profession. Detroit Murder Defense Lawyer Carl Jordan is a great criminal defense lawyer who has been successful in getting NOT GUILTY verdicts in Murder cases. He will vigorously investigate your case and use all the resources at his disposal to build a strong defense. No stone is left untuned in pursuit of justice.

There are many different homicide charges in Michigan depending on how someone was killed and whether the death was planned or accidental. Some of the most common types of murder charges handled by Attorney Jordan fall into the following categories:

  • First degree murder - Premeditated killing deliberately planned by someone. This is the most serious murder charge.

  • Second degree murder - Intentionally killing someone but not in a premeditated manner, or reckless disregard for human life.

  • Felony murder - Killing that takes place during a felony crime. Example includes an accomplice or person committing a felony crime in which someone else intentionally or accidentally killed a person.

  • Involuntary manslaughter - Unintentional homicide. An example might include someone who assaults another individual and accidentally kills him.

  • Voluntary manslaughter - Lesser murder charge. An example might include someone who killed another person during an escalating argument.

  • Vehicular manslaughter - Driver accidently kills another person in a car accident.

With a murder charge, the stakes are extremely high. If the jury comes back with a guilty verdict you will go to prison, possibly for the rest of your life. Proving your innocence will be an epic battle. You must work with a reputable, experienced and knowledgeable attorney who understands how to achieve the best results. The criminal defense lawyer you choose will make a decisive difference in your homicide case. Attorney Carl Jordan will do everything necessary to earn you a great outcome in your Michigan case. He is experienced in all homicide charges. Contact him sooner rather than later to protect your rights.

If you are charged with murder, you should mentally prepare yourself for the toughest battle of your life.

The best-case scenario when dealing with a homicide/murder charges is to hire an attorney that you have carefully chosen and do what he or she tells you to do. The lawyer you choose should have the experience of defending multiple clients accused of homicide/murder. If you are arrested for homicide/murder before you have a lawyer, immediately inform the police that you will be seeking the advice of as attoney and cannot speak to them without an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, tell the police that you will need a court appointed attorney.

Lastly, make sure you hire an attorney you feel comfortable with. The last thing you need at a time like this is a lawyer who is not compatible with you.

The attorney you select for your homicide / murder case should have handled numerous murder cases. Do not choose a lawyer who has only handled one or two homicide cases. Ask any attorney you speak with about his experience in defending clients charged with murder.

There are some very talented attorneys who only have a few years of experience. Never under estimate the value of experience. Why? In a few years of practicing criminal law, a criminal attorney has not been up againt many judges and prosecutors. Attorneys with experience know the drill of each individual court and have insight into how particular judges work. There are things an attorney cannot learn in law school. Some skills can only be acquired by practicing law in the in the real world.

Experience is not the only criteria you want to look for when you hire an attorney. You need an attorney with trial experience. Not one, two or three trials -- many trials. While many criminal cases settle with plea agreements, your case may go to trial. Therefore, you want to choose a lawyer who has exceptional negotiating skills combined with aggressive and successful trial skills.

Attorney Carl Jordan delivers the results that only a seasoned, experienced murder attorney can deliver. He has been there. He has done that. He has won dismissals and NOT GUILTY verdicts in murder cases.

Attorney Carl Jordan will provide you with experience, knowledge, and aggressive defense in your homicide / murder case. He defends clients at every stage of the criminal process, including pre-file, trial, and post-conviction stages. As a former Wayne County assistant prosecutor he knows exactly what the prosecution needs to convict you and will work to defend your rights and protect your freedom. You can be sure that he will take every action possible to get you the best possible outcome.

He will provide you with valuable insight into the aggressive investigative tactics commonly employed by police and prosecutors, and work to expose any mistakes made by police or prosecuting attorneys throughout your case.

With so much on the line, you owe it to yourself talk to Attorney Jordan. Call him at 248 358-6647 for a free consultation.