Fort Worth Murder Defense Lawyer
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Murder is considered the most serious crime in the United States. People
charged with murder are often judged by the public to be guilty, before
ever stepping foot in a courtroom. If you were arrested and charged with
murder in Texas, you must obtain experienced legal representation from
a skilled defense lawyer.
Jerry Loftin & Associates, we have earned a reputation throughout Texas for providing aggressive
homicide defense. As a
former prosecutor, our Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer understands how the prosecution
with approach your case, giving you an advantage in the courtroom. With
more than 65 years of collective experience, we have a thorough understanding of Texas law to help you navigate through
the complexities of your case.
There are two main types of murder charges in Texas: capital murder and
Capital murder is considered the killing of a police officer or fireman
while acting in their official duties, committing murder in the course
of committing a felony, hiring someone to commit homicide, or killing
someone while escaping, or attempting to escape, a penal institution.
A person convicted of capital murder can be punished by life imprisonment
without parole or by death.
Murder is knowing and intentionally causing the death of another person,
or intending to cause serious bodily injury and commits an act dangerous
to human life that causes death to another person. An individual convicted
of murder is guilty of first-degree murder, which is punishable by a prison
sentence between five and 99 years, or life in prison.
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Murder charges are often complex; however, having the best representation
on your side can help you either get your charges reduced, or your entire
case dismissed entirely. Our
Fort Worth criminal defense team can investigate your case and collect the evidence necessary to develop
an effective and personalized defense strategy. Let us obtain the most
favorable outcome possible.
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