Santa Ana- Janeth Vallejo of Santa Ana was arrested on suspicion of homicide. Santa Ana police allege that Vallejo killed her husband after an argument that occurred between them on Monday. Police were called out to the suspect's house, and found large amounts of blood on the floor. The victim suffered gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Santa Ana homicide defense attorney Michael Guisti recently commented on this case. He explains the homicide can be defined in the California Penal code 187 and describes murder as the unlawful killing of a human being, or a fetus, with malice aforethought. The punishments for homicide are life in prison without parole, the death penalty and fines. The charge or homicide in California is very serious, however there are defenses to homicide like self-defense for example, that could possibly help your case. He goes on to say that Vallejo might also face separate domestic violence charges as well.
Since the charge of homicide is such a serious one, it is important to hire an experienced Santa Ana criminal defense attorney right away. At first when being charged with homicide or domestic violence, it may seem like you do not have any options. Retaining a highly skilled attorney will give you these options.
At the Law Offices of Michael Guisti we have been successful in representing homicide and domestic violence clients Not only in Orange County but in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and San Bernardino County as well. We have been handling cases in Orange County for years and our skilled attorney knows how to lead you through the Orange County criminal process. At the Law Office of Michael Guisti our lawyer has handled many different types of cases like murder, second-degree murder, felony assault and battery, rape, child molestation, domestic violence, grand theft, larceny, drug crimes, and white collar crimes such as embezzlement and identity theft and has the experience to handle your case.
If you or a loved on is facing a homicide charge or a domestic violence charge, or you need and attorney to handle your appeal, or file a habeas corpus petition for you call us today. Call our Southern California criminal defense attorney at (714) 530-9690 or visit our website at www.topcalifornialawyer.com.