Delaware Murder Lawyers

Murder is a federal crime in Delaware. It is a felony that carries with it extremely severe consequences if convicted. Your life will never return to what it once was if you are convicted of murder. If you are facing murder charges in Delaware you should immediately speak with a Delaware Murder Defense Attorney.

Call The Law Office of John R. Garey to discuss your case. Mr. Garey has an office in Dover, Delaware and can be reached at 302-744-9290. You can also click here to email Kent County Delaware Murder Defense Attorney John R. Garey. Mr. Garey is a former state prosecutor who is now a criminal defense attorney. Let him use his extensive experience on both sides of the law to represent you effectively and protect your rights.

Delaware Second Degree Murder Laws

§ 635. Murder in the second degree; class A felony.

A person is guilty of murder in the second degree when:

(1) The person recklessly causes the death of another person under circumstances which manifest a cruel, wicked and depraved indifference to human life; or

(2) While engaged in the commission of, or attempt to commit, or flight after committing or attempting to commit any felony, the person, with criminal negligence, causes the death of another person.

Murder in the second degree is a class A felony.

Delaware First Degree Murder Laws

§ 636. Murder in the first degree; class A felony.

(a) A person is guilty of murder in the first degree when:

(1) The person intentionally causes the death of another person;

(2) While engaged in the commission of, or attempt to commit, or flight after committing or attempting to commit any felony, the person recklessly causes the death of another person.

(3) The person intentionally causes another person to commit suicide by force or duress;

(4) The person recklessly causes the death of a law-enforcement officer, corrections employee, fire fighter, paramedic, emergency medical technician, fire marshal or fire police officer while such officer is in the lawful performance of duties;

(5) The person causes the death of another person by the use of or detonation of any bomb or similar destructive device;

(6) The person causes the death of another person in order to avoid or prevent the lawful arrest of any person, or in the course of and in furtherance of the commission or attempted commission of escape in the second degree or escape after conviction.

(b) Murder in the first degree is a class A felony and shall be punished as provided in § 4209 of this title.

Let A Kent County Violent Crime Defense Lawyer Help You

Call The Law Office of John R. Garey in Dover, Delaware to discuss your case. Mr. Garey can be reached at 302-744-9290. You can also click here to email Sussex County Delaware Murder Defense Attorney John R. Garey. of the law to represent you effectively and protect your rights.