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Albuquerque Murder and Capital Murder Lawyer

Was your loved one accused of a homicidal offense in Central New Mexico, including Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, or Valencia Counties? If so, start protecting them now by getting sound legal advice from a tenacious, trusted Albuquerque murder and capital murder lawyer at Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law as soon as possible. We have helped families throughout the area achieve the results they want and deserve when fighting the state criminal justice system.

Homicides are challenging for prosecutors to prove; ensure they do not lead a judge to believe their allegations when your loved one could have painted a more plausible picture. You may have more options than you initially thought. Get no-cost, no-obligation legal advice from Lizzy Bunker directly during a Free Consultation by calling 505.527.0308.

Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law Wants to Tell Your Side of the Story

Murder and capital murder charges are challenging to defend since the brevity of time and action play a role. Innocent people standing accused of murder in New Mexico should gather as much exonerating evidence as possible since crime scenes tend to wrap up quickly. There is also a significant need to start defending their charges at the prosecutorial and court level as well so that your criminal defense lawyer can start telling the right story of what happened on the day in question.

As an award-winning Albuquerque murder and capital murder lawyer, Lizzy Bunker offers aggressive defenses that tell your side of the story when facing the following homicide charges under NMSA Chapter 30, Article 2:

  • First-degree capital murder
  • Second-degree murder
  • Felony murder
  • Voluntary manslaughter
  • Premeditated murder
  • Other homicide offenses

Start Taking the Narrative Back

Our Albuquerque murder and capital murder lawyer will stand by your side throughout the legal process. We will also put every available resource behind defending you or your loved one’s freedom and future. Schedule your Free Consultation with Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law at 505.527.0308.

Potential Murder Defenses for New Mexico Cases

Every murder and capital murder defense in New Mexico is unique since the facts (i.e. what happened) and evidence determine how the court should handle your charges. Remember, it is the prosecutor’s best case versus your best defense, so it is critical to act on your strategy earlier to allow for as many legal opportunities as possible. Otherwise, you could be leaving behind a viable defense based on timing alone.

Admissible defenses our Albuquerque criminal defense attorney may recommend in your case include:

  • Insanity defenses
  • Involuntary intoxication
  • Self-defense
  • Justifiable killing
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Accidental killing
  • Public officer acting in command
  • Police violations
  • Civil rights violations
  • Mistaken identity
  • Alibi defenses (notification deadlines apply)
  • Other defenses specific to your case

How Our Albuquerque Murder and Capital Murder Lawyer Helps

Our firm was founded on the principles of making legal services as simple as possible. Clients are going through one of life’s most frightening moments and having accessible legal advice can provide tremendous relief, not to mention communicating new developments quickly. We approach every criminal defense matter swiftly for the given situation, a value represented in how we approach client services.

Our Albuquerque murder defense attorney, Lizzy Bunker,  takes a straightforward approach when offering people legal advice on new matters in three steps:

  • Step 1. Schedule your free consultation: Our law firm’s doors are always open, whether by phone, in-person, or online for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation. Think of this session with us as your chance to explain the situation, discuss evidence and facts, and ask Lizzy any questions you have about the situation you or your loved one faces.
  • Step 2. Decide if you like our strategy: Lizzy will also discuss your legal options, rights, and obligations as specific to your case as possible based on the known facts. She may want to reach out to law enforcement or prosecutors for more information so that you have a clear roadmap of a proposed defensive strategy before hiring us in some cases.
  • Step 3. Start protecting your legal rights: If you like what our Albuquerque murder and capital murder lawyer has to say, we will prepare a letter of representation and, after signing it, begin defending your case immediately. Typically, this process starts by launching an immediate investigation that happens on your terms, and not solely through the biased prosecutorial lens.

Find Out How Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law Will Protect You

You are not responsible for a murder conviction when charges remain unproven. New Mexico’s criminal justice system provides a way for you to defend yourself in court with an Albuquerque murder and capital murder defense lawyer. Put the experience and resourcefulness of Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law on your side with a Free Consultation at 505.527.0308 today. You can also send her a confidential message about your charges below.