Jacksonville Manslaughter Lawyer
Under Florida Statute 782.07, Jacksonville Manslaughter occurs when a human-being dies and:
- the defendant intentionally caused or procured the death or
- the defendant’s culpable negligence caused the death.
With Jacksonville Manslaughter charges, he defendant did not intent to cause the death. If a Jacksonville criminal defendant intends to cause death, he will be charged with Jacksonville first-degree murder which is premeditated murder, not manslaughter. Jacksonville Manslaughter is a second-degree felony in Florida.
Jacksonville Aggravated Manslaughter occurs when the victim of the manslaughter is:
- elderly or disabled;
- under age 18; or
- an officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic while that person is performing his or her duties.
Jacksonville Aggravated Manslaughter is a first-degree felony in Florida.
To learn more about Jacksonville Manslaughter, contact a Jacksonville Manslaughter Lawyer. Contact a Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer at 20 Miles Law. You can contact a Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney at (904) 564-2525 or by email.