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  • Charged with Homicide? Maintain your Innocence by Seeking Legal Counsel Now  Homicide in Nevada is described as “the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought.” It does not have to involve the physical act of killing someone, as providing them with a controlled substance in violation of Chapter 453 of the Nevada Revised Statute also qualifies.Malice is a “deliberate intention” to unlawfully take the life of another. The courts prove malice by showing there were circumstances present that indicate the accused had criminal intentions. If malice cannot be shown, the offense can be charged as manslaughter instead. Regardless of the circumstances, homicide is a serious offense that carries very stiff penalties. Those found guilty of homicide can face

    Aug 13,
  • Find Help for Homicide Charges in Las Vegas  Las Vegas courts will only charge individuals with homicide if the court determines that enough evidence exists to prove the charge. Before the court charges you with homicide, the prosecutor will argue to the grand jury that he or she has enough evidence to push the case forward. Once the court charges you, you need to appear in the courtroom. Some defendants receive bail, which lets them go home until the trial starts, while others wait in jail until the trial. Cal Potter understands the importance of homicide cases. As one of the leading defense attorneys in Las Vegas, he helped multiple clients prove their innocence in a courtroom. Nevada is one

    Apr 15,
  • October 2011 Beating now Ruled a Homicide A Las Vegas crime victim who was beaten in October 2011 has died as a result of his injuries. Police say that Nathaniel Young, 57, passed away on April 23 after suffering for a year and a half with head injuries. Those injuries were the result of a physical attack that remains unsolved. The attack occurred on October 21, 2011, when Young was discovered by Metro police officers lying in the street unconscious and severely beaten. They took the man to University Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. It is not known what kind of treatment he received for his injuries since that time. There are also few details available

    May 09,
  • Although there are several groups that oppose the death penalty, one of them has more reasons for doing so than any other. That group is called Witness to Innocence, and it is comprised solely of individuals who have been exonerated from death row in the United States. In all, there are more than 140 exonerees throughout the country, 50 of which have joined the group. Based in Philadelphia, PA, its members are from several states including Nebraska, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Louisiana. Some of these individuals spent more than 20 years on death row before being released. This organization has released some startling numbers concerning the death penalty. They claim that one innocent person has been exonerated for every nine

    Apr 13,
  • Homicide Lawyers: Las Vegas Anyone who has been charged with homicide in Las Vegas needs to contact an experienced Potter attorney right away. We represent individuals who have been charged with this serious offense. Because a conviction could potentially involve the death penalty, no expense should be spared when investigating the circumstances of the arrest. Securing the most aggressive defense possible is our top priority. Fighting charges of homicide in Las Vegas requires the most diligent level of investigation. Your attorney from Potter Law will: • Conduct a thorough review of the facts. • Investigate witnesses to determine credibility. • Scrutinize the prosecution for deviations from due process. There are many ways to achieve a victory in a homicide case,

    Mar 08,

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