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Homicide (Murder & Manslaughter)

If you are facing homicide charges, you need the absolute best representation available.

Homicide is the most serious charge in the Criminal Code and carries with it the ultimate penalty of life imprisonment with lengthy terms of parole ineligibility. 

Clients facing murder or manslaughter charges need to very carefully consider the lawyer who they want to assist them with this most serious of matters. More so than with any other charge, it is vital for clients to consider lead counsel who are part of an experienced team backed by the logistical and legal support that a strong firm backbone can provide. At Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman, our partners are all experienced with the defence of homicide cases. Our associates, articling students and legal assistants provide the staff support necessary to adequately respond to the enormous power the state can bring to bear in such cases.

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