What Should I Do If I am Charged with Homicide?
The police will encourage you to give them your story. Before you give a statement to the police, you need to contact Dale Wm. Fedorchuk, Q.C. in Calgary, Alberta to get legal advice. There are many things to be concerned with when deciding whether to participate in a police investigation. You need to know your rights, and know them early, so that you do not put yourself in a worse position. The more serious the offence, the more urgently you need legal advice. If you are ever in a position where police are questioning you about someone who has died, call us right away.
There are many offences that can lead to a homicide or homicide-related charge. Some of these offences are criminal negligence causing death, dangerous driving causing death, impaired driving causing death, attempted murder, manslaughter, second degree murder and first degree murder. The punishment that flows from each offence depends on the circumstances and the severity of each offence. We can help you sort out all the complexities around each charge and the convoluted included offences.