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Orange County Murder Defense Lawyer

What Constitutes a Murder Charge?

Looking for a lawyer for a murder case in Orange County? Murder is one of the most horrific violent crimes that a person can commit against another person. The most serious type of homicide, murder is committed with the intentional and planned killing of another human being. Since both aspects of intent and premeditation are clear indicators of murder, this can be a challenging charge to defend in court. Those who have been charged with murder should immediately consult Orange County criminal defense attorney Frances Prizzia in order to begin building a sound defense.

The penalties for murder in California are very harsh, and an aggressive defense is absolutely necessary, from the moment you are arrested, or discover you are under investigation. If convicted, the individual can face from 15 years to life in state prison depending on specifics such as use of a firearm, whether the crime was gang-related, the victim is an officer of the law and others. Other penalties include:

  • Restitution
  • Steep fines and fees
  • Loss of rights to own or possess a firearm

California enforces the death penalty, and those involved in capital murder trials risk the possibility of execution by lethal dose of gas or lethal injection as penalty for their crime.

Expert Murder Defense in Orange County

The Law Office of Frances Prizzia is dedicated to providing the highest level of defense for each and every client. Our lead attorney understands the complexities of an astute murder defense, and will work closely with clients to build a strong case based on the details at hand. Our firm believes in your right to a fair trial, and we will aggressively pursue every opportunity to give you the best potential for a positive outcome in court. You are innocent until proven guilty, and our firm will see that you get the zealous advocate that you deserve.

Searching for a lawyer for your murder case in Orange County? Contact our office if you have been accused of murder and would like the best possible defense.

  • Track Record
    of Success

    As one of Orange County's premier criminal firms, we've successfully handled hundreds of cases.

    Read About Our Victories
  • Trusted &
    Experienced

    Let the words of our past clients help you decide if we are the right law firm to represent you.

    Client Testimonials
  • Accused of
    Domestic Abuse?

    We are familiar with defending against false accusations. Our firm knows how to build a solid defense.

    Accomplished Defense
  • Contact Our
    Office Today

    We know every case is unique, which is why we offer representation tailored to meet your needs.

    Protect Yourself

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Law Office of Frances Prizzia
Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at: 5000 Birch Street,
Suite 3000,

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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