Murder and homicide are the most serious offenses for which one can be charged. First Degree Murder is a Class A Felony, which carries a maximum penalty of Death. Second Degree Murder, also known as depraved mind killing, is a Class B Felony, which carries a maximum life sentence. First Degree Manslaughter is a Class C Felony, which carries a sentence of up to Life. Different homicide charges go down from there, and include Second Degree Manslaughter, and Vehicular Homicide.
Attorneys John Hinrichs an Ashley Miles Holtz have extensive experience handling murder and homicide cases. Ashley Miles Holtz has extensive experience handling murder and death penalty cases, being one of only several attorneys to carry this certification. HPS has a team in place to help guide clients through these difficult cases and help interpret evidence and legal issues in the best manner.