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Voluntary manslaughter is a form of homicide that does not involve premeditation. Sometimes referred to as a crime committed in the heat of the moment, it can carry very significant penalties that can result in the significant loss of your freedom. This can be especially harsh, if the act was committed with a weapon.

In a situation like this, you should consider calling 801-722-8918 to retain the services of Dennis Pawelek and the legal associated at Pawelek Law, PLLC in Provo, Utah.

Many times voluntary manslaughter charges will require an arraignment proceeding to assess the bail amount. It’s important to have legal representation for this hearing to establish your case to the judge, that you are not a flight risk, and have a good support system of reputable family and friends in place.

Once bail has been assessed and posted, our legal team headed by Dennis Pawelek will get to work investigating the details of the situation and developing a legal strategy. This might include negotiating a pre-prosecution diversion, or a plea bargain for a reduced sentence, or lesser charge.

If you are in the Wasatch Front and you have had a friend or family member charged with voluntary manslaughter, you shouldn’t delay in calling 801-722-8918 to secure the legal services of Dennis Pawelek and Pawelek Law.