Homicide & Manslaughter Offences

Arrested and Charged for a Murder or Manslaughter Offence in Victoria?

We have put together a brief overview of Criminal Homicide Offences and associated Victorian Law. For more information on this matter you can visit www.liv.com.au or you call us for advice at any time, our phone line is open 24 hours a day.

Murder & Manslaughter Charges


At James Dowsley & Associates we have extensive experience dealing with homicide and manslaughter offences. These offences often require over 12 months of dedicated work by our committed solicitors to ensure our client receives the best possible representation.

  • Murder & Attempted Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Culpable or Dangerous Driving causing death

Murder & Manslaughter – Court & Penalties


»  Murder and Manslaughter trials are heard in the Supreme Court.

»   Penalties for Murder and Manslaughter can often carry lengthy terms of imprisonment.

» Our Criminal Defence Solicitors are experienced in defending clients charged with both Murder and Manslaughter.

Important Information

If you have been charged with Murder or Manslaughter we recommend you get advice from an Accredited Criminal Lawyer as soon as possible. You can call us for advice about urgent criminal matters 24 hours a day on 03) 9781 4900

Our Lawyers are experienced in defending these cases and will make sure you receive a fair and unbiased trial.

To find out if you are eligible for Legal Aid Funding contact us using this form. We can assist you in determining your eligibility as well as providing the necessary information/forms for applying for the legal funding.

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