Facing Charges of Murder or Manslaughter in Denton County?
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Involuntary manslaughter is reckless conduct which results in the death of another without premeditation or malice, such as an accidental death caused by reckless driving or violation of driving laws. Murder is intentionally causing the death of another.
Capital murder is a premeditated taking of the life of another and includes:
- Killing more than one person
- Killing a police officer
- Killing a child
- Causing a death in the act of committing a violent felony
In Texas, these are all considered criminal homicide offenses and result in felony charges of varying degrees and carry penalties of imprisonment from two years to life, or in some cases the death penalty. These are some of the most serious of violent crimes with the most severe penalties in the state. Anyone accused of murder or manslaughter should consult with our Denton County criminal defense lawyers for a full explanation of the charges.
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False accusations of murder and manslaughter can occur in various ways from mistaken identity to misinterpretation of an attempt to defend oneself or another from harm. Investigators are not always unbiased. Very often, they start an investigation with a presumption of guilt of wrongdoing and look for evidence that supports this theory. An overzealous law enforcement investigator may call a simple tragic accident vehicular manslaughter.
When you are accused of or charged with a homicide offense, you face a very real threat of losing your freedom and more. It is up to you to take effective action in your own defense. The development of a powerful defense can depend on a thorough investigation into the facts of the case and the credibility of any witnesses. Expert testimony may be required by independent accident reconstruction experts or forensic scientists. At the Law Offices of Tim Powers, our team has the experience needed to provide you with the representation you need to challenge the charges against you.
We have successfully represented clients facing serious felony charges throughout Texas. The skilled legal team at our firm fights to produce a positive outcome for every client.
Contact our firm at (940) 580-2899 for a powerful defense for serious criminal charges. We can set you up with a free initial consultation today.
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