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Murder is probably the most aggressively prosecuted crime in the state of Texas. The illegal taking of another person's life can lead to life in prison, serious fines and could potentially have you facing the death penalty. If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with criminal homicide, you need to immediately retain a Houston criminal defense lawyer at Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC. At our firm, we will use every option at our disposal to aggressive defend your rights and fight for a favorable outcome of your case. Mr. Stornello's experience as a former murder prosecutor gives us the knowledge of what to look for in the prosecution's case, and we can thoroughly review your arrest, evidence placed against you, and cross-examine witnesses to devise a strong defense for your case.

There are four types of criminal homicides that the state of Texas recognizes as punishable by death penalty. They include capital murder, manslaughter, murder and criminally negligent homicide. Capital murder may be charged when the person knowingly and intentionally kills a police officer, firefighter, first responder or keeper of the peace. Manslaughter is the act of an individual who knowingly and recklessly engages in an activity that causes the death of another person or if they acted in a fit of rage or anger and killed another individual. Murder is charged if a person acts on a premeditated thought to criminally end another person's life. Criminal negligence is knowingly and willingly causing harm to another person in a manner that could kill them. All of these charges carry high-stakes consequences, and if you are arrested, you need to immediately work with Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC.

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Texas recognizes the death penalty as a valid form of punishment for individuals convicted of murder, manslaughter, capital murder or criminal negligence. Prosecutors will take all measures within their power to make sure that you receive the maximum amount of penalties for your case. When you or a loved one is arrested and charged with this violent crime, you need to work with an aggressive and dedicated criminal defense lawyer from Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC.

We are proud to offer 25 years of combined legal experience to our clients and the peace of mind in knowing that their case is being handled by a trusted professional. If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC and schedule a free case evaluation with one of our Houston murder defense attorneys today.