Often considered the most heinous of all crimes, murder, or intentionally taking the life of another person, carries severe consequences under Texas law, including incarceration for life and even the death penalty. As a result, you cannot risk your freedom by failing to enlist the services of an experienced Dallas criminal defense attorney.
Former Dallas County prosecutors Keith and Kevin Harris, who now focus on representing their neighbors throughout Dallas, are familiar with all phases of a murder case, from the police investigation to the jury verdict. Do not risk your freedom or, ultimately, your life. If you find yourself at the center of a homicide investigation, Harris & Harris Law Group can provide you with the aggressive defense that you need.
Murder Under Texas Law
Texas law defines murder as intentionally or knowingly causing the death of an individual. Murder can also be committed if someone intends to cause serious bodily injury and commits an act clearly dangerous to human life that causes the death of an individual.
Murder is a first degree felony in Texas. The punishment range for murder is not less than 5 years confinement and not more than 99 years, or life confinement in prison. A person convicted of murder in Texas is not eligible for probation.