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Possible Defenses for Unlawful Homicide

Possible Defenses for Unlawful Homicide Need to be Presented by a Homicide Lawyer

Serious police investigations can produce a lot of evidence and documents which must be reviewed by defense counsel when putting together possible defenses for homicide. Building a solid defense can be a daunting task. Consulting with an experienced homicide lawyer is highly recommended to achieve a favorable outcome.

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Discuss all the Possible Defenses for Unlawful Homicide with an Experienced Lawyer

Some Possible Defenses for Unlawful Homicide and Murder

Defendant Acted in Self-Defense

A defndeant acts in self-defense if the danger was so urgent that in order to save their own life, or to prevent great bodily harm, the killing was necessary and the person killed was the assailant.  A murder conviction can be avoided if it can be proven that the defendant was acting in reasonable self-defense.

Killing was Accidental

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Someone Accused of Murder Should Not Try to Defend Themselves

NRS200.180 is a Nevada law that excuses homicide by misadventure. This occurs when a person is doing a lawful act and without the intent of killing, unfortunately, kills another person.

Defendant was Insane

At trial, the homicide lawyer can present evidence that the defendant was insane at the time of the alleged killing.

Police Performed an Illegal Search

During any murder or homicide case the police perform an extensive investigation. In some cases, the police have performed unconstitutional searches to obtain evidence. If a defense lawyer can show that the evidence was obtained unlawfully, the evidence may be inadmissible at trial. This may get the prosecution to drop the case or reduce the charge due to inadequate proof.

Defendant was Incorrectly Identified

The ability of a witness to recall specific events and people can be called into question at any time during the investigation and trial. A case can be dismissed or beaten at trial if a criminal defense lawyer can show that a witness misidentified the defendant.

Insufficient Evidence

There is an incredibly high standard to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Sometimes there isn’t enough evidence to prove a case beyond that standard. If a homicide lawyer can demonstrate through investigation, lack of evidence, and cross-examination any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, the defendant may be acquitted because the prosecution failed to meet its burden.

Jesse Kalter Law is Experienced in Presenting all Possible Defenses for Unlawful Homicide

Due to the seriousness of homicide allegations, each defense must be tailored to the case’s unique circumstances. It takes a keen eye for detail and an expert understanding of the law to put together these kinds of defense cases. Jesse Kalter Law has defended against all homicide charges. Their pursuit of justice in many types of criminal cases has earned several “not-guilty” verdicts and had other cases completely dismissed. They are available to serve the people of Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Fallon, Fernley, Dayton, Yerington, Douglas County, and all other Northern NV rural counties.

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