Bay Area Murder, Homicide & Manslaughter Attorney

If you have been charged with or are being investigated for murder, manslaughter, or any type of homicide charges, you need the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney. The sooner you retain an attorney, the more effectively we can defend you against such charges. Clients throughout the East Bay and throughout California have discovered they can rely on criminal defense attorney Joe Motta’s aggressive approach and extensive knowledge of the law.

Seasoned Attorney Defending Clients Charged With Murder Crimes

Depending on the available information and evidence, a homicide charge can be categorized by prosecutors in a variety of ways, including:

  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Justifiable Homicide
  • Self-Defense

Joe Motta is experienced in defending clients against murder charges and recognizes the subtle nuances within the charges. He gets to work immediately to protect the rights of his clients if they are arrested or brought in for questioning.

Call Us Immediately for Aggressive Representation of Your Murder Charge

Involving an attorney immediately provides you with benefits and advantages. First, speaking to an attorney before anyone else is not only your right, but also an effective strategy. You are also affording a defense attorney the opportunity to discuss options with the prosecution. That may result in you becoming classified as a witness and not as a defendant. Joe Motta has handled many high-profile homicide cases, both as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor. He has made a huge impact.

Investigating Your Murder/Homicide Case

The presumption of a long jail sentence following a murder conviction mandates that you retain an effective, efficient and results-oriented attorney. We look at all the facts and extenuating circumstances with the help of private investigators. Your state of mind and any mental or physical issues may also be a factor. We have assembled an impressive team of experts who assist us in protecting our clients. They include mental health experts, pathologists, ballistics experts, accident reconstructionists, criminalists, and medical examiners. Whatever your problem, we can help.

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