Tulsa Murder Defense Attorneys
Ensuring Your Rights Are Always Protected
If you are facing murder charges in Oklahoma, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. Your future, your freedom, and even your very life could be on the line. At the Tulsa murder defense firm of Brewster & De Angelis, our experienced lawyers understand the severity of homicide charges. We work hard to ensure each of our clients receives a fair trial and are represented by an attorney with an unwavering dedication to protecting their rights.
Take the first step in preparing your defense by calling our Oklahoma defense firm at (918) 265-1214 today. You may also contact our office online and one of our attorneys will reach out as soon as possible to learn more about your situation.
Types of Murder & Manslaughter in Oklahoma
There are various degrees of murder and manslaughter in Oklahoma, each requiring the prosecution to prove your actions resulted in the death of another person:
- First-degree murder: The state must prove that you either (i) took a person’s life with deliberate intent, (ii) the death was caused while carrying out a felony, or (iii) a child’s life was taken during the commission of child abuse.
- Second-degree murder: The state must prove that you (i) engaged in imminently dangerous behavior with disregard for human life (resulting in death), or (ii) the death occurred while carrying out a felony that does not form a basis for murder in the first degree.
- First-degree manslaughter: The state must prove that (i) a person’s life was taken in a non-justifiable or inexcusable way in the heat of passion, (ii) the death occurred while the deceased was resisting an attempt by the defendant to commit a crime, or (iii) the death occurred while the defendant was trying to carry out a misdemeanor.
- Second-degree manslaughter: Defined as all other killings that are non-justifiable or excusable yet do not result in any of the criminal charges found above.
Providing Honest & Aggressive Representation
Our team of lawyers is ready to put forth a strong and well-researched defense regardless of the criminal charges you are facing. This involves providing you with personalized service that is both honest and candid. We will always keep you updated on the status of your case and base our recommendations on what we believe is in your best interests.
Contact an Oklahoma Attorney for Homicide Charges
Please contact our Tulsa homicide defense attorneys as soon as possible for the experienced defense help you need.
Available & Responsive
The attorneys at Brewster & De Angelis are always available to provide you with updates and answer questions regarding your case. At the end of the day, we work for you and pride ourselves on being available regardless of the situation.
Focused On Your Best Interests
When going through a legal matter, things can seem scary and uncontrollable. Our team works to refine the legal process in order to ensure you not only understand exactly what is going on, but also that your goals and interests are taken into account with every decision.
Collaborative Legal Strategies
Unlike other law firms, we handle a small number of cases so that our team can focus on getting you results. When it is time to get ready for trial, you can be assured that our full team of litigators has convened to get you the best possible outcome.
Dedicated & Trusted Counsel
At Brewster & De Angelis we have the top litigators in Tulsa, Oklahoma and we have been serving our community for over forty years, giving us the tools and knowledge to aggressively and effectively handle your case.