A homicide/assault charge can lead to a complicated legal proceeding, and if you are proven, carries the heaviest penalties under the law. At the Law Offices of Gary A. Modafferi, we have extensive experience in handling homicide cases. From gathering evidence to informing you of your rights, you can rest assured that having us in your side will prove to be a major advantage.
In Nevada, if you have been accused of causing the death of a person, you will be facing strict proceedings in a criminal court. So it is important that you get in touch with a criminal defense lawyer in Nevada as soon as you are accused to get the best possible representation. On basis of the situation of the case and certain other factors will determine the extent of your punishment, if the crime is proven against you.
If you receive a capital murder charge, you can also be sentenced to the death penalty, or receive lifetime imprisonment without parole.
In some circumstances, you will may not be charged with capital murder, but the punishment for murder can be quite severe as well.
If you are proven guilty, you may be sentenced to life imprisonment in addition to a financial penalty. The range of punishment is 5 to 99 years.
Under manslaughter charge, you may receive up to 20 years in prison along with a financial penalty. In manslaughter where you are proven reckless can cause someone’s death, for instance, driving under the influence.
In some cases, you might also be charged with negligent homicide. This is when your negligence has led to the death of a person.
Facing any case related to this branch of law literally leads to affect your entire future is at stake. If found guilty, your career prospects and social reputation will suffer immensely. To protect yourself and your life, contact the Law Offices of Gary A. Modafferi as soon as you are charged to have an experienced trial attorney help you defend and fight your case.
The Law Offices of Gary A. Modafferi is located in Las Vegas and serves clients throughout Clark County, Nevada, and in the state of Hawaii in the cities of Henderson, North Las Vegas, Summerlin, Anthem, Boulder City, and in Pahrump, Honolulu, Maui, Kauai and also on Nellis Air Force Base.
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