Keegan Law:Boston Finest Involuntary Manslaughter Defense Team
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Have you been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Boston area? Keegan Law can come to your defense no matter what the circumstances of your case are. We are a highly acclaimed defense firm in Boston and can contest your charges to bring you the best result possible.
Involuntary manslaughter occurs when, while committing an unlawful or reckless act, another person is killed unintentionally. Usually, the defendant intended to perform the act which caused the death yet did not intend for the death to take place.
Involuntary Manslaughter Charges in Massachusetts
A conviction can lead to five years in jail even with no prior criminal record, which makes it crucial for you to call our firm and begin your legal defense. Examples of reckless behavior include:
- Recklessly driving a car
- Driving a car while intoxicated
- Failing to follow traffic laws
Involuntary manslaughter is also the unlawful killing caused by the commission of a battery in a situation where the person committing the battery knows or ought to know human life is endangered.
The prosecution will need to prove beyond reasonable doubt that you committed the following to result in a conviction:
- You committed an unintentional and unlawful killing
- The killing was caused by a wanton or reckless act
- Such an action caused the death of the person
Let Us Stand in Your Corner
Our firm at Keegan Law can work to prove that you were not at fault for the death of another. We can also try to convince a district attorney who is looking for a murder conviction to opt for a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter.
At Keegan Law our legal team can work with you and fight your charges at every step. We have a proven track record of obtaining favorable results because we are fearless in pursuing justice for our clients.
Call our firm now to receive legal advice and representation that puts your needs first!