Dallas, DFW, Houston, Texas Homicide Defense Attorneys
Handling Murder and Manslaughter Defense throughout Texas
When you have been charged with homicide or are under investigation for killing another person, you want aggressive representation from an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled homicide defense attorney. The consequences of a conviction will be serious-years or life in prison, perhaps even the death penalty. You want an attorney who has handled homicide cases, who won’t back down when the going gets tough, someone who has successfully protected the rights of others in similar circumstances.
At Bailey & Galyen, we offer extensive experience to individuals across Texas who have been charged with murder or manslaughter. We understand the emotional challenges you face when charged with homicide. We are dedicated to providing a high level of personal service and attention to all criminal defense clients, adhering to the highest standards of practice within our profession throughout our representation. We will listen carefully to your account of the facts and circumstances, so that we can identify all meaningful defenses, and present the best case to protect your constitutional rights. We will immediately inform you of any developments in your case, and will help you understand all your options, as well as your likelihood of success.
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Our Homicide Defense Practice
At Bailey & Galyen, our criminal defense attorneys handle all types of charges involving homicide, including
• murder or attempted murder . We defend people charged with intentionally killing another human being. We handle first degree murder, involving premeditation and deliberation, as well as felony murder, where a death results from the commission of a felony.
• voluntary manslaughter . We handle the defense of homicide charges where the person was slain in the heat of passion or without premeditation.
• involuntary manslaughter . If you were acting negligently or recklessly and caused the death of another person, you may be charged with involuntary manslaughter. We will help you protect your rights when facing involuntary manslaughter charges.
• vehicular homicide . In Texas, you can be charged with a crime for negligently or recklessly causing the death of another human being while operating a motor vehicle.
A homicide charge is the most serious criminal allegation you can face, with the direst consequences upon conviction. We will fully investigate all aspects of your arrest, including whether there was probable cause for any search, seizure or arrest. We will also examine whether the evidence was properly gathered under the laws of criminal procedure.
Contact the Attorneys at Bailey & Galyen
At Bailey & Galyen, we provide a free initial consultation to all clients. Contact us or call our office at 800-402-3900 to schedule an appointment. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Evening and weekend consultations are available upon request. Se habla Espanol.
For additional information on your rights in a criminal matter, see our criminal law information center .