What Are the Possible Punishments for Murder in Tennessee?

Few crimes are as serious, nor are punished as severely, as the crime of murder in the State of Tennessee. If you have been charged with murder, or you are the loved one of someone who has been accused of murder, you are undoubtedly frightened and anxious about the outcome of your case. The most important question you likely want answered is “What are the possible punishments for murder in Tennessee?” Because there are a number of factors that can affect the potential punishment you will receive if convicted of murder it is always best to consult with an experienced Tennessee criminal defense attorney; however, it may be helpful to gain a basic understanding of what constitutes murder in Tennessee and what penalties you could face if convicted. In the State of Tennessee, as is the case in most states, the crime of “murder” can be charged as first degree or second degree murder. When the death of another human being does not amount to first or second degree murder it may also b


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