There are different degrees of murder which can result in different degrees of punishment if a person is found guilty of committing murder in the state of California. First degree murder is the intentional killing of another human being in which there was a kidnapping involved or rape. Thereare many defenses to murder like self defense, intoxication, insanity, etc. A murder conviction can result in life imprisonment or even the death penalty. Your life is on the line. You need to trust an attorney who has handled murder cases. Our team of attorneys have experience with murder cases over the years and will be here for you to defend you.