Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorney
Facing Federal Murder Charges? Get a Nationally Recognized Attorney On Your Side.

Knoxville Federal Murder Defense

Tough Representation on Your Behalf

Are you facing federal murder charges? With a BV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, and a 10.0 "Superb" Rating from the nationally recognized attorney-ranking service Avvo and a track record that includes a number of significant and successful case results, Robert Kurtz can identify provide you with one-on-one counsel, independent investigation of your case, and aggressive defense that you need.

In some rare cases, murder can be tried as a federal crime -- such as if the homicide occurs on government land or if the victim is a public official or a government employee. First-degree murder is defined as the "unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought."

If you are accused of first-degree murder and tried in federal court, you could face:

  • Life in prison, or
  • Capital punishment

Have you been charged with homicide?

You need to secure strong defense from a federal criminal defense attorney if you are going to be tried for homicide at the federal level. You will be facing a tougher prosecution than you would in a state court, made up of well-funded and prepared prosecutors and investigators.

The prosecution will be burdened to prove that you committed the murder, acting with malicious aforethought, and had no lawful excuse for the act such as acting in defense. Attorney Robert R. Kurtz can go over all pertinent aspects of your charges, arrest, and the investigation in order to determine how to undermine the prosecution's case.

Skilled & Effective Advocacy for Your Federal Case

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, is the right choice for your case. With 18 years of experience in both state and federal courts, Attorney Kurtz understands how to effectively and tenaciously defend the men and women he represents.

The first step to any defense is an initial consultation, where you can discuss the facts of your case and the options available to you. When you call his Knoxville office, you can schedule a free case evaluation to learn more about Attorney Kurtz and his unique approach to criminal defense.


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