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Murder

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Attorney

Murder ◦ Breaking & Entering

If you are facing charges for murder, or assault with intent to murder, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. A conviction on either of these charges could mean serious jail or prison time. Your only hope may be the experience of your lawyer and how effectively he or she pleads your case before the court.

The Law Offices of Mark L. Smith, with locations in Providence and North Smithfield, Rhode Island, has been defending clients in these types of cases for over 30 years. Attorney Smith is well-respected throughout the legal community and is known as a tough advocate who keeps a constant focus on obtaining a positive result for every client.

Effective Defense Against Murder Charges

Attorney Smith has defended clients throughout the state against murder and homicide charges. He knows the law and he knows how to negotiate with prosecutors.

He will closely examine the details of your case and work to have the charges reduced to second degree murder, manslaughter or an acquittal. If you are convicted, attorney Smith can continue to represent you at sentencing, in your appeal and at any parole hearings and work to reduce the consequences of a conviction.

Experienced Breaking and Entering Defense

Breaking and entering, larceny and theft charges can vary greatly depending on the circumstances of the incident. Jail time, fines, restitution and community service are all possible outcomes and penalties get considerably tougher if there was a person in the house at the time of the break-in.

Attorney Smith effectively handles these types of cases and has a solid track record of success defending his clients. He will use every legal resource available to build a powerful defense for your case.

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your murder or breaking and entering case. We will give you an honest assessment of the charges you are facing and what we can do to help.

Providence Office:
127 Dorrance, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-272-1432
Next to Judicial Complex

North Smithfield Office:
176 Eddie Dowling Highway
Suite 101
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-769-4120
On Highway 146A
Next to CVS Building

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HIGH PROFILE CASES WE HAVE DEFENDED:


Domestic Violence Murder -
Defendant accused of stabbing murder of ex-girlfriend. Case involving murder that was committed in a manner involving torture and aggravated battery, 2007

Murder & Burglary -
Warwick landscaper accused of killing Margaret Duffy-Stephenson, a slain teacher's aide, found stabbed to death in their Warwick home in 2005, 2nd jury 2008

Armed Robbery & Murder
Criminal Defendant accused of the execution-style murder of Jennifer Duarte in Pawtucket in 2006 and for his role in an armed robbery in Providence hours before the killing.