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Murder Defense Attorney in Sarasota

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As the most severe of all violent crimes, murder is defined as the unlawful killing of another human being. Under Florida Statutes § 782.04, murder can be a premeditated act or committed during the course of another crime. An individual can only be proven guilty of murder if the state of Florida can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that it was a premeditated murder. An individual's decision to kill during the course of the murder has to be proven. You must take immediate action to protect your freedom if you have been charged with this crime.

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Aggressive Defense from a Former Prosecutor

At The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC, I am a 10-year veteran of the United States Army and Army Reserve. I also have more than 15 years of experience as a civilian prosecutor, military prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, and senior defense counsel for the U.S. Army Reserve. I can use all of my experience and the knowledge I have gained as a Sarasota criminal defense lawyer to develop a strong strategy on your behalf.

Possible defenses to the violent crime of murder may include factors such as:

  • Self-defense
  • Cause of death
  • Neglect
  • Alibi
  • Misidentification.

Whether you have been charged with first- or second-degree murder or manslaughter, I can help you create a defense that gives you the best chance of having your charges reduced or dismissed. Florida's penalties for murder are very severe. The death penalty may be sought if you are convicted of first-degree murder. In defending you from the allegations against you, I can utilize investigative resources, challenge evidence, review aspects of your arrest, and ensure that your rights are upheld throughout the process.

Retain me as your Sarasota murder defense attorney at once to schedule a free case evaluation!

Recent Case Results

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  • Aggravated Battery Dismissed

    Client was charged with Aggravated Battery (a 2nd-degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison) that occurred at a public park. He was accused of striking an individual and breaking his jaw. Police were called...

  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm Charge Dropped

    Client was confronted by law enforcement regarding an outstanding warrant on an unrelated charge. She was in possession of a backpack with a purse on the inside. Search incident to arrest...

  • Criminal Use of Personal Identification Information Full Acquittal

    Client was accused of using personal identification information of third person for purposes of harassment. The Client was put on trial and the State introduced evidence of the alleged offense...

  • Domestic Battery Dismissed

    Client was accused of battering her boyfriend during a custody exchange. During the investigation...

  • Domestic Battery Case Dismissed

    Client was charged for a physical altercation with his wife. Upon further investigation by the defense time, we were able to show the prosecution, that it the client was acting in self-defense...

  • DUI Property Damage Case Dismissed

    Single car accident that took place on an exit ramp from a major interstate. Client was headed home from a social gathering in a steady rain lost control and hit a tree. Deputies arrived...

  • Felony Driving Under the Influence - 3rd DUI Incarceration Avoided

    Client was stopped in the middle of an off ramp from a major highway. Sheriff’s deputies made contact and through their investigation were able to establish probable cause for...

  • Misdemeanor DUI Charge Reduced

    Client was coming home from an evening with friends. He was pulled over by a member of the DUI Wolfpack for alleged speeding. Upon activation of the overhead emergency lights, the Client...

  • Stolen Property, Providing False Information, and Misdemeanor Violation of Probation Charges Dropped

    Client was charged with Dealing in Stolen Property for allegedly stealing and selling his girlfriend’s laptop computer. While investigators successfully obtained the necessary documentary...


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