Defending Capital Murder Charges in Dallas
Explaining Texas Penalties for Capital Murder
Capital murder cases in Dallas are taken extremely seriously. Prosecutors will be working overtime to see that allegations against the defendant stick and that a conviction is attained.
An individual can receive capital punishment for the following:
- The murder of a police officer or fireman on duty;
- Homicide connected to a robbery, burglary, sexual assault or kidnapping;
- Multiple homicides or a victim under the age of 6.
Capital punishment may be given for capital offenses committed by minors of 17.
Facing accusations of capital murder in Dallas?
Facing capital murder charges is perhaps the most frightening thing anyone could ever go through. When your life is on the line, you absolutely need an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer. A capital offense is any crime punishable by the death penalty. Often, the court will not allow bail for the defendant. This leaves the accused with very little options. At the Knight Law Office, Nelson Knight, a dedicated Dallas defense attorney has helped clients facing the death penalty.
Attorney Knight has been on both sides of criminal court—as a District Attorney and defense attorney—which gives the client a huge advantage. Having experience with how a prosecutor thinks and strategizes is exactly what you need in this serious situation so a strong and aggressive defense can be put forth in your favor. Attorney Knight is dedicated solely to criminal defense.
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