Fort Worth Murder Defense Lawyer

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Murder is perhaps one of the most serious crimes an individual can be arrested for. While most states distinguish between first-degree murder and second-degree murder, Texas differentiates the two as capital murder and second-degree murder, which is referred to as just "murder." The penalties associated with these crimes are severe in nature – capital murder, for example, can carry a possible capital punishment sentence. If you’ve been arrested for murder, the time to act is now.

At The Clark Law Firm, we have more than three decades of legal experience defending thousands of criminal cases, including murder. Our attorneys are committed to building the best possible defense on your behalf – we utilize cutting edge technology and defense strategies to build a compelling case that works to safeguard your future and liberties.

If you’ve been arrested for murder, you should take swift and immediate action in calling our firm at

What are common murder defense strategies?

In order for the prosecution to convict a defendant of committing capital murder, they must be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant intentionally caused the death of another individual, intended to cause serious injury, or caused the death of another person while committing or trying to commit another felony. Second-degree murder, however, involves the death of another person that resulted in the accused’s unlawful acts or recklessness.

Common murder defense strategies may include:

  • Lack of intent
  • Lack of knowledge
  • Self-defense
  • Heat of passion

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A murder charge requires the best possible defense. At The Clark Law Firm, our Fort Worth criminal defense lawyers take personal interest in every case. Our legal team was born and raised in the Fort Worth area, and are very familiar with the court systems, the judges, and the intricacies of the legal system. We refuse to settle for anything less than the best possible outcome – with us on your side, you can trust that we prepare each case to win, and your case is no exception.

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