Murder

At the law office of O’Hara & O’Hara L.L.C. we represent clients who are arrested, cited, charged, or indicted for Murder crimes. We pride ourselves on offering professional attention to every case. Our lawyers are experienced and aggressive in Murder cases, and are not afraid to fight for our clients. We have been fighting for our clients for over 60 years.

We know how important it is for an individual to avoid a criminal record which could affect their career regarding Murder offenses. Our Attorneys provide our clients with smart, zealous, dedicated, caring, and hardworking representation.

We handle Murder cases in City, State, and Federal Courts throughout the State of Kansas. Our office is located in Wichita, Kansas. We work hard to protect the rights and the futures of our clients.

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Examples of Murder Charges:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Murder
  • First Degree Murder
  • Second Degree Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Homicide • Reckless Homicide
  • Reckless Homicide while Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI)
  • Intentional Homicide of an Unborn Child
  • Solicitation for Murder for Hire
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Kansas Aggressive Murder Defense

At O’Hara & O’Hara L.L.C. one of our areas of focus is Murder Defense law. Murder offenses can be complex and provide many legal issues. Our lawyers provide experienced, aggressive, and intelligent representation to our clients. The following are the Murder statutes for the State of Kansas:

21-3401 Murder in the first degree.

Murder in the first degree is the killing of a human being committed:

(a)  Intentionally and with premeditation; or

(b)  in the commission of, attempt to commit, or flight from an inherently dangerous felony as defined in K.S.A. 21-3436 and amendments thereto.

Murder in the first degree is an off-grid person felony.

21-3402 Murder in the second degree.

Murder in the second degree is the killing of a human being committed:

(a)  Intentionally; or

(b)  unintentionally but recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.

Murder in the second degree as described in subsection (a) is a severity level 1, person felony. Murder in the second degree as described in subsection (b) is a severity level 2, person felony.

21-3405 Vehicular homicide.

Vehicular homicide is the unintentional killing of a human being committed by the operation of an automobile, airplane, motor boat or other motor vehicle in a manner which creates an unreasonable risk of injury to the person or property of another and which constitutes a material deviation from the standard of care which a reasonable person would observe under the same circumstances.

Vehicular homicide is a class A person misdemeanor

21-3439 Capital murder.

(a) Capital murder is the:

(1)  Intentional and premeditated killing of any person in the commission of kidnapping, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3420 and amendments thereto, or aggravated kidnapping, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3421 and amendments thereto, when the kidnapping or aggravated kidnapping was committed with the intent to hold such person for ransom;

(2)  intentional and premeditated killing of any person pursuant to a contract or agreement to kill such person or being a party to the contract or agreement pursuant to which such person is killed;

(3)  intentional and premeditated killing of any person by an inmate or prisoner confined in a state correctional institution, community correctional institution or jail or while in the custody of an officer or employee of a state correctional institution, community correctional institution or jail;

(4)  intentional and premeditated killing of the victim of one of the following crimes in the commission of, or subsequent to, such crime: Rape, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3502 and amendments thereto, criminal sodomy, as defined in subsections (a)(2) or (a)(3) of K.S.A. 21-3505 and amendments thereto or aggravated criminal sodomy, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3506 and amendments thereto, or any attempt thereof, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3301 and amendments thereto;

(5)  intentional and premeditated killing of a law enforcement officer, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3110 and amendments thereto;

(6)  intentional and premeditated killing of more than one person as a part of the same act or transaction or in two or more acts or transactions connected together or constituting parts of a common scheme or course of conduct; or

(7)  intentional and premeditated killing of a child under the age of 14 in the commission of kidnapping, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3420 and amendments thereto, or aggravated kidnapping, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3421 and amendments thereto, when the kidnapping or aggravated kidnapping was committed with intent to commit a sex offense upon or with the child or with intent that the child commit or submit to a sex offense.

(b)  For purposes of this section, “sex offense” means rape, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3502 and amendments thereto, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3504 and amendments thereto, aggravated criminal sodomy, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3506 and amendments thereto, prostitution, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3512 and amendments thereto, promoting prostitution, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3513 and amendments thereto or sexual exploitation of a child, as defined in K.S.A. 21-3516 and amendments thereto.

(c)  Capital murder is an off-grid person felony.

(d)  This section shall be part of and supplemental to the Kansas criminal code.

At the law office of O’Hara & O’Hara L.L.C. our clients come first and we will do what it takes to defend and uphold your rights. Our attorneys have represented many clients who have faced Murder charges. In some instances, it is possible to resolve the case without going to trial. However, if the prosecutor is not willing to be reasonable, we are fully prepared to take the case to trial. We will do what is in our client’s best interests. Since deciding to settle or take the case to trial is always our client’s decision, we will supply the legal advice needed to help our clients make an informed and intelligent decision.

Proven Murder Defense Results in Wichita, Kansas

We will defend you or your loved ones criminal case aggressively. Our experienced Murder Criminal Defense Attorneys take pride in their work and their case results reflect their dedication to the client. Regardless if you or your loved one has been charged with, being investigated for or accused of a Murder Offense, you need aggressive representation immediately.

Contact an Experienced Kansas Murder Defense Lawyer

We know that criminal charges are difficult, requiring hard work and dedication on the part of a defense lawyer. We work hard to protect the rights and the futures of our clients. We offer a free Murder consultation to discuss your legal matter during which all the facets of your case will be thoroughly examined and advice will be offered to you on how to proceed. If you choose to retain us, it will be our goal to provide you with a service that will be of benefit to you and your family.

Contact us at 316.263.5601 for a consultation to discuss your legal options regarding a Murder Offense. Or stop by to visit us at our office at:1223 East First Street – Wichita, Kansas 67214


O'Hara & O'Hara L.L.C. is a Law Office in Wichita, Kansas, that represents clients facing Criminal Defense law, Family Law, and Immigration Law cases throughout the State of Kansas.