Category : Murder

Manslaughter: Texas Penalties for Killing Somebody

There are several forms of criminal homicide in the state of Texas, but the punishment is severe in each and every case. If the prosecutor can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were criminally negligent or knowingly, intentionally or recklessly caused the death of another party, you can be… Read More

Murder Charges: Ya…It’s as Bad as it Sounds…Without Help

It’s not surprising that murder cases always get the headlines. There can be little doubt that the taking of a human life is a heinous criminal act, but not all murder cases are created equal. A range of penalties are available at the state and federal level to punish convicted murderers… Read More

Houston Criminal Lawyer James Alston represents clients in the Houston area, including Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Channelview, Conroe, Galveston, Angleton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Beaumont, Galveston County, Ft. Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Harris County and Jefferson County in Texas.