Criminal Defense Attorney

Murder Manslaughter, Criminally Negligent Homicide


Murder, Manslaughter, Criminally Negligent Homicide, Intoxication Assault, Intoxication Manslaughter


If you have been charged with Murder, Manslaughter, Criminally Negligent Homicide, Intoxication Assault or Intoxication Manslaughter, you need an experienced and skilled lawyer to defend your rights. Even if you are wrongly accused, the Criminal Justice System is not geared to necessarily protect your rights or determine the true nature of these types of offenses. With the hysteria ongoing concerning DWI and DUI's causing accidents, injuries or deaths, the Criminal Justice System is really set up to produce a conviction rather than make a true determination of what actually happened, what mitigating circumstances were involved, if any, and who was truly at fault in these alcohol related accidents, injuries and deaths. 

This is why a skilled and experienced Criminal Defense Attorney should be hired to protect your rights, if you or someone you know is accused of such a crime. 

Other types of homicides also are not investigated with the idea that justice should be the first priority, rather, the prosecution develops it's case with the idea of obtaining a conviction in mind. There is a game of hide and seek played by the prosecution, and, in order to obtain the correct information about the prosecution's case, the proper steps must be taken, the proper motions filed and heard and ruled upon, the proper investigation, including in most instances, the need to obtain expert witness testimony to counter the evidence the prosecution believes it has against the accused person.

With the prosecution, there is no second opinion obtained on any analysis of any evidence of chemical or scientific nature that could be used as evidence against the person accused. That is left up to the person accused to accomplish, and it takes a highly experienced and skilled lawyer to force the prosecution to look at what another expert may have determined from the same evidence that the prosecution is basing its case on and upon which it desires a conviction. 

The prosecution will not protect the rights of the accused, unless forced to do so by a highly experienced and skilled lawyer filing the proper and correct motions and following up and forcing a hearing on these motions, and then, acquiring a ruling on them from the court in order to compel the prosecution to reveal all of the evidence it has with which to prosecute the accused. And, if denied by the court, the person accused must have the ability to appeal to any adverse ruling. This takes the experience and skill of a lawyer such as Stephen Nicholas at The Law Offices of Stephen Nicholas, who has 26 years of Federal and State Criminal Law Experience. 

Additionally, there are ways for the accused to have the court provide, at the expense of the State of Texas, certain experts, investigators, and other personnel that are necessary for the proper defense of the accused's case, even when the criminal defense lawyer has been hired to represent the accused, who otherwise has limited resources other than to hire a skilled and experienced Criminal Lawyer like Stephen Nicholas. 

Remember, a conviction or even a term of probation can destroy your life, the life of your family, your reputation and your future. In Texas, it can even cost you your life if you are sentenced to the death penalty. In my 29 years experience, I have successfully defended many clients who have been charged with Murder, Capital Murder, Criminally Negligent Homicide and Manslaughter, Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter.

If you are facing a serious criminal charge such as these, you need to choose a lawyer with the experience to provide you the best possible legal representation. Don't trust your freedom, your future and your life to a lawyer who may not have the skills, experience or resources to provide you with an aggressive and diligent criminal defense. This is a complicated process and representation by a lawyer with the skill and experience of Stephen Nicholas can provide the vigorous and thorough defense for a person accused of one of these serious crimes. 

If you need experienced criminal defense, call me now at 210-227-4529 for a free consultation.