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Tennessee Homicide Defense Attorney

Defense for Murder & Homicide charges in Putnam County

Facing homicide charges in Tennessee is an incredibly serious matter. With your future on the line, you need an experienced and aggressive attorney to fight for your rights. The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis is here to help.

We understand the complexities of homicide cases and the emotional toll they take. Our firm provides comprehensive legal representation for individuals facing a variety of homicide charges, including:

  • First-Degree Murder
  • Second-Degree Murder
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Homicide

Understanding Homicide Charges In Tennessee

Homicide charges in Tennessee vary in severity depending on the circumstances surrounding the death. Here's a brief overview:

  • First-Degree Murder: Carries a potential sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • Second-Degree Murder: Punishable by a sentence of up to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
  • Voluntary Manslaughter: Typically carries a sentence of up to six years in prison, though probation may be possible.
  • Involuntary Manslaughter: Often results in a lighter sentence, such as probation or jail time.
  • Vehicular Homicide: Penalties range from misdemeanor charges with jail time to felony charges with prison sentences, depending on the circumstances.

Why You Should Hire an Attorney When Facing Homicide Charges

A homicide conviction can have devastating consequences.  You need a skilled attorney who can:

  • Investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged crime.
  • Gather evidence to support your defense.
  • Negotiate with prosecutors to seek a reduction in charges.
  • Fight for your rights in court, if necessary.

The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis has a proven track record of success in defending clients facing homicide charges. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Don't wait to secure your legal representation. Contact The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis today to schedule a consultation. We are committed to providing you with aggressive and effective defense throughout your case.

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