Homicide is the killing of a human being due to the act or omission of another. The most well-known types of homicide are “criminal” homicide which is Murder and Manslaughter, but not all homicides are a crime. For example, “non-criminal” homicides include killing in self-defense, or an accident without a violation of the law. Homicide charges in Las Vegas, Nevada are Felonies and are charged as either Murder or Manslaughter depending on the facts and circumstances of the case. Being accused of and charged with a Homicide is about as serious as it gets when facing the harsh realities of the criminal justice system. And depending on what you are being charged with, your life may be literally on the line, as Nevada has the death penalty.
Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Michael A. Troiano will put forth a tactical and aggressive defense for you on you homicide charge, whether it is a Murder in the 1st or 2nd degree, Capital Murder, Felony Murder, Voluntary Manslaughter, Involuntary Manslaughter, or Vehicular Manslaughter.