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What is the difference between manslaughter and homicide?

The differences between manslaughter and homicide are found in our criminal code. Our homicide statute calls it first-degree murder, second-degree murder, manslaughter, reckless homicide and negligent homicide. Homicide is just a generic term of murder. We look at murder by intent. First-degree murder is premeditated or felony murder. The other type of first-degree murder case is premeditated where you plan the murder, think it through, execute it.

If you got any questions about the various murder charges, please feel free to call us. We've handled each one of these types of cases. We know what we're doing, we know how to help you and we're here to help. Contact us by phone or email. We'll sit down and talk to you about your options.

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