Sugar Land Murder Defense Attorney

Murder Laws in Texas

The crime of murder is a first degree felony in Texas, and is considered the most serious of all criminal offenses. You can be charged with murder if you:

  • Kill a person during the commission of another felony offense
  • Intentionally kill someone
  • Intend to seriously harm someone and the act results in the death of the individual

Types of Charges and Potential Penalties

A guilty verdict in a murder case will result in incarceration in a state prison for a minimum of 5 years up to 99 years. If you are convicted of capital murder, you may face the death penalty. Capital murder is the killing of a fireman, prison guard or police officer. You can also be charged with capital murder if you kill someone when committing certain types of felonies or while trying to escape from prison.

A determined and effective Sugar Land defense attorney at Khawaja Law Firm PLLC can provide the experienced representation you will need if you have been charged with murder. Our firm understands the many complexities involved in this type of case, and will provide aggressive and unyielding defense.

Do you need a powerful attorney to fight for you?

Legal proceedings in murder cases are extremely involved and require representation by a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney. Ibrahim Khawaja worked as a Harris County assistant district attorney for misdemeanor cases, and was quickly promoted to the felony trial bureau. His superior legal abilities and trial results resulted in yet another promotion to chief prosecutor. Throughout his career in the District Attorney's office, he was involved in thousands of cases, including serious violent crimes such as murder.

Since opening up his own practice, he has successfully used his prior work experience to defend clients accused of many different types of criminal offenses. Our Sugar Land firm knows the harsh realities of a conviction in a murder case, and will provide dedicated legal support throughout every phase of your case. Contact Khawaja Law Firm, PLLC today for the strong defense you need!

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