If you have been charged with murder, manslaughter or aggravated assault, you want representation from an attorney who understands your potential defenses, including self-defense, and who has the experience and skill to present your best possible case, whether during plea bargain negotiations or at trial.

Located in Pasadena, California, the criminal defense attorneys at Fountain & Hattersley are prepared to provide you with an experienced, aggressive defense. Your lead defense attorney has over 30 years of experience and a background as a former prosecutor, which he uses to your advantage when defending you against murder, manslaughter or other serious charges. We defend individuals throughout Southern California and the San Gabriel Valley who have been charged with violent crimes or crimes of passion.

We understand the consequences you face and will work relentlessly to obtain the best possible results. We thoroughly investigate the facts and explore all viable defenses.

For additional information about our qualifications and the benefits of retaining our law firm, visit our Why We Are the Right Firm for You page.

Experienced Pasadena Murder and Assault Defense Attorney

We have significant experience defending individuals charged with a wide range of murder and other serious crimes, including the following:

  • First Degree Murder - (1st Degree Murder) sometimes referred to as premeditated murder. The penalty is life in prison. In aggravated cases it could be life in prison without the possibility of parole or even the death penalty.
  • Second Degree Murder - (2nd Degree Murder) The penalty is 15 years to life in prison.
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Homicide - (Vehicular Manslaughter) often caused by driving drunk or on drugs
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Assault with Intent to Kill
  • Murder or Assault of a Police Officer or Public Official
  • Gang Related Murder

If you have been charged with murder, manslaughter or an assault crime, seek representation from an experienced criminal defense attorney who has the knowledge and dedication to fight for your freedom. Your freedom is too important to trust to a less experienced lawyer.

Contact a Skilled Murder, Manslaughter and Assault Crime Defense Lawyer

Put in your corner a team of criminal defense lawyers with a reputation for obtaining results and zealously fighting for your rights. Fountain & Hattersley will fight to obtain the best possible result while giving you excellent, experienced counsel and advice. Schedule a free initial telephone consultationto discuss your situation or criminal charges by calling us at (626) 793-4111. If you prefer, you can fill out our intake form and we will contact you.

Understand your options and put a team in your corner that is prepared to fight to protect your rights and your freedom. Call today.