There are several types or broad spectrum classifications of homicide crimes. There is murder, capital murder, manslaughter and negligent homicide. Everyone has seen the television shows that depict what CSI teams do to investigate these crimes. While science convicts on television, personal accounts rule the real-life courtroom. Most murders are witnessed by other individuals. These eye-witness testimonies can make or break a murder case.
The punishment for murder varies widely. It can range from, considering the circumstances, quite minimal punishment all the way to execution. Throughout the United States, it is commonly known that Texas puts more people to death than any other states combined. So, if you have been charged with a classification of murder, it is something that you need the very best legal representation you can afford. After all, when you’re facing the death penalty, failure is not an option.
At The Law Offices of Edgardo R. Baez Jr., our criminal defense attorney excels at unearthing the details that can save your case. It is important to work with a defense attorney who knows the law and how to apply it to your particular situation. For example, if the murder was the result of a “crime of passion” like an affair, or your spouse cheating on you, that plays a huge role in what might occur at trial.
In Texas, you have the right to defend yourself, even with deadly force, in certain circumstances. This route for defense is oftentimes successful when in the event that someone was killed in a fight. If you have been charged with murder, the State of Texas is looking for retribution! That’s why you need to work with a law firm that has the experience in these types of cases. The Law Offices of Edgardo R. Baez Jr. has the experience you need. Call us today! We are here for you.