2nd Degree Murder
Being charged with a crime such as 2nd Degree Murder can have a lasting effect on ones life, career, and reputation. Getting premier representation is imperative with any criminal charge such as this.
With so much at stake, finding the right attorney is critical. You can find the strong defense you need at the Law Offices of Mark Scruggs. With over 35 years of trial experience, Mark Scruggs knows how to critically examine the strengths and weaknesses of a criminal case, use creative measures to help minimize the potential impact of criminal charges and raise a strong defense at trial.
Mark Scruggs - 2nd Degree Murder Murder Trial Attorney
If you have been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, there are many defenses we may raise on your behalf. The prosecution may have misidentified you. The state may not have sufficient evidence to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. We may be able to suppress evidence obtained by law enforcement officials as a result of an unconstitutional search and seizure.
Our first hope is to help you avoid a criminal conviction altogether. Mark Scruggs is a skilled trial lawyer who is prepared to fight for an acquittal on your behalf at trial if you wish to fight your charges.
Even if the prosecution has an overwhelming case, however, we may be able to get your 2nd Degree Murder charges reduced to a non-strike offense or other lesser offense, or we may be able to reach a plea agreement with the prosecution that will favorably impact your sentencing. We believe that every person accused of a crime has a right to a tenacious defense, and that is exactly what we will provide on your behalf if retained as your counsel.