Criminal lawyer in Reno & Northern Nevada


Jesse Kalter is a Homicide Lawyer Ready to Fight for a Client’s Freedom

Homicide, or murder, is the most serious legal matter any person can face. Fighting homicide charges is a lengthy, trying process. It is highly recommended to consult with an experienced homicide lawyer to get charges dismissed or reduced. The penalties associated with a conviction could be life imprisonment or even the death penalty if aggravating circumstances exist. These dire consequences need the attention of a homicide lawyer that knows the law intimately and can build a solid defense.

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Consult with a Homicide Lawyer to Achieve the Best Possible Outcome

Homicide Defined

Homicide occurs when one human being takes the life of another human being. Not all homicides are murders. Manslaughter or illegal but unintentional killings do not carry the same penalties as murder. Some homicides are considered justified killings and are not crimes at all.

Murder Defined

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A Homicide Lawyer Can Review All the Evidence Against Someone

Murder in the first degree is defined as:

  1. A deliberate killing with premeditation
  2. During the commission of specific felonies
  3. Done to avoid or prevent a lawful arrest by a police officer or to effect the escape of any person from lawful custody
  4. Done during an activity at a public or private school with a weapon or device that is dangerous to lives of more than 1 person
  5. Done during an act of terrorism

Murder in the second degree is all other kinds of murder.

A Homicide Lawyer Can Defend Against Homicide Charges Including:

  • First Degree Murder
  • Second Degree Murder
  • Attempted Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Manslaughter

Jesse Kalter is More Than a Murder and Homicide Lawyer

Jesse Kalter is an experienced criminal defense lawyer. He has worked with all kinds of cases across multiple areas of the law. He is an experienced DUI, drug possession, domestic violence, and records expungement lawyer. He is also available to assist with sexual assault and lewdness charges and fraud crimes. Jesse Kalter has successfully had hundreds of cases dismissed and thousands of charges reduced through a deep understanding of the law and a tenacious pursuit of justice. He is available to serve the people of Reno, Sparks, Carson City Fallon, Fernley, Dayton, Yerington, Douglas County, and all other Northern NV rural counties.

Murder and Homicide Charges Need an Experienced Homicide Lawyer
Contact Jesse Kalter Law Today for a Confidential Case Evaluation and Consultation
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