Charges of Homicide and Murder in Tallahassee and the State of Florida are the most serious of criminal charges. If convicted, most defendants face life imprisonment or even the death penalty. You need a serious defense team with the experience and knowledge to mount an aggressive defense and to fight hard for your rights, for your freedom, and for your life.


Not all homicides are the same. Some may be classified as murder, others as manslaughter. Specific homicide or murder charges you may be charged with include: first degree murder, second degree murder, third-degree murder, felony murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicide, justifiable use of deadly force, excusable homicide, vessel homicide, assisted self-murder, killing of an unborn child by injury to the mother, and simulated self-murder. Each of these charges carries different elements of proof, and a different level of penalty. Having a strong criminal defense team is vital to mounting a successful defense. You need someone with experience who understands the laws and challenges involved in this most serious of criminal charges. In some cases, homicide is not considered a criminal act. Such justifiable homicides occur when a human life has been taken in the defense of oneself or of another. Each case is very specific and the facts differ in every instance.


Facing a loss of your freedom, or even your life, is something that should not be taken lightly. Homicide or murder charges necessarily have serious consequences for you and your family. Luke Newman has years of experience defending the rights of his clients in Tallahassee. Luke understands the gravity of a homicide or murder charge. He is committed to providing each of his clients a comprehensive, aggressive, and personalized defense. Every case is different, and Luke understands this. He will explore every avenue and present every legal challenge available. Luke will fight hard to defend your rights and help you reach a successful outcome.

If you live in or near Tallahassee and are facing the criminal charges of homicide or murder, don’t hesitate.Contact Luke Newman to discuss your legal options today. As always, initial consultations are 100% free and 100% confidential.