Homicide Defense Lawyer in Tampa

If you or a loved one have been arrested and accused of murder or manslaughter, you must take immediate action. The state of Florida handles murder with the highest level of aggression. The prosecutor and law enforcement officers assigned to your case will utilize the best, most advanced resources in pursuit of a conviction. The sooner you get a homicide defense attorney in Tampa working on your behalf, the more time they have to build a case that may save your life.

What Defenses Will a Homicide Defense Attorney in Tampa Use?

When you hire a homicide defense lawyer in Tampa, they will immediately start building a defense based on the facts and circumstances of your situation. Given these facts and circumstances, there are a number of defenses that may be used on your behalf including:

  • – Self defense
  • – Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law
  • – The defendant did not cause the death of the person
  • – The murder was not “premeditated” (First Degree Murder)
  • – The defendant did not kill with “ill-will, spite, hatred, or evil intent” (Second Degree Murder)
  • – The death was not foreseeable and the defendant did not cause the death (Manslaughter)

Call The Rickman Law Firm Immediately

Anthony Rickman is a homicide defense attorney in Tampa with 10 years of experience protecting the rights of his clients. Rickman uses his experience, attention to detail and innovative resources to build a defense that works to disprove the prosecution’s argument. Rickman has been recognized for his work with a 10-star rating on AVVO and an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

For a free consultation with an experienced homicide defense attorney in Tampa, please contact The Rickman Law Firm at (813) 712-8736 or submit our contact request form.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.

Case Results

FELONY BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CHARGE REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR AND DISMISSED UPON COMPLETION OF DIVERSON PROGRAM

The Client was arrested for Felony Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer after an incident that occurred at a bar in Tampa. Attorney Anthony Rickman presented information to the State and convinced the State to
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FELONY POSSESSION OF CANNABIS AND POSSESSION OF CANNABIS SATIVA RESIN CHARGE DISMISSED

The Client was stopped by a police officer while with her friends at a park and accused of smoking marijuana. The Client and some of her friends were charged with Felony Possession of Cannabis and
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DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving

The Defendant was stopped for making an illegal turn. After he was asked to perform field sobriety test, he was arrested. The Defense was successfully able to argue since he had refused a breath test.
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