Homicide Law

Homicide law is an umbrella term used to describe a number of offenses that can be charged when the defendant has wrongfully caused the death of another human being. The specific homicide offense charged in a given case will depend upon the defendantís mental state and subjective intentions at the time the crime was committed. Some homicides occur unintentionally, as the result of extremely reckless behavior. Others are committed following a period of deliberation and forethought by the defendant.

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J. Keith Rigg, Attorney at Law

J. Keith Rigg, Attorney at Law

Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston www.keithrigg.com
State and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney in Des Moines, Iowa
Phone(515) 284-7930

J. Keith Rigg, Attorney at Law has provided legal advice and representation to clients in state and federal courts throughout Iowa, including Des Moines and Polk County since 1982. His practice is limited to criminal law and the defense of those accused of crimes.
Mr. Rigg is...

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Carney & Appleby, PLC.

Carney & Appleby, PLC.

Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston
Iowa Personal Injury Attorneys
Phone(866) 584-3924

Carney & Appleby, PLC practices law primarily in the areas of Legislative Law, Personal Injury, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Insurance Defense, Corporate Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Family Law, Business Law, Real Estate, Construction Law, Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning...

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  • Block, Lamberti & Gocke, P.C.

    Ankeny, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    General Practice Law Firm in Ankeny, Iowa

    Phone (515) 964-8777
  • Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm, PLC

    Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Iowa Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers

    Phone (525) 226-0500

    Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm is Iowa's most progressive personal injury litigation law firm located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Founded by Attorney Cory Gourley, Attorney Robert Rehkemper & Attorney Matthew Lindholm to protect the rights of those injured in accidents, GRL Law has taken...

  • James Nelsen, Attorney At Law

    West Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Criminal Defense Attorney in State or Federal Court

    Phone (515) 223-1012

    James Nelsen is an aggressive, experienced attorney practicing primarily in criminal defense. Whether you are facing charges in State or Federal court for OWI, domestic assault, drug charge, a white collar crime, or sexual assault, Mr. Nelsen has the knowledge and commitment to defend you and your...

  • James Nelsen, PLC

    Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Iowa Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney

    Phone (515) 223-1012
  • Juckette Law Firm, P.L.C.

    Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Full Service Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

    Phone (515) 875-4864

    Juckette Law Firm, P.L.C. is a full service law firm located in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The firm provides a broad range of services in a wide variety of practice areas to clients throughout Iowa and Illinois.; The firms practice areas include (but are not limited to): Business & Corporate...

  • McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C.

    West Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Des Moines Criminal Defense Lawyers

    Phone (888) 317-4978

    McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C. is a criminal defense law firm located in West Des Moines, Iowa.; When it comes to criminal law cases, an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between a prison sentence and reduced or dismissed charges.; If you have been accused or...

  • Michael J. Culp

    Des Moines, IA - Law Firm near Johnston

    Iowa Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer

    Phone (515) 288-3333

    Michael J. Culp, Attorney at Law provides legal representation in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury. He has spent more than 23 years defending the interests of Iowa residents facing criminal charges and personal injury claims. You can trust in Mike to defend your interests.; In all...