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Murder / Manslaughter


Facing accusations for manslaughter or murder is an extremely serious matter. There are not many crimes more severely prosecuted in the state of Texas than this. The state leads the nation in the number of death penalty sentences and executions for those convicted of a variety of crimes, many of which are violent in nature. With this in mind, if you have been charged with any form of murder it is absolutely essential that you have a reputable representative who is looking out for your rights.

Attorney Tylden Shaeffer represents those charged with the following types of murder crimes and any variation of the following:

  • Vehicular homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Homicide that is criminally negligent
  • Murder
  • Multiple murders
  • Capital murder (including murder of a law officer)

Murder combined with another severe criminal offense (i.e.: sexual assault, burglary)

You will need immediate and aggressive legal representation if you have been accused of murder or manslaughter. Attorney Shaeffer has over 30 years of legal experience, including 9 years as a prosecuting attorney. Mr. Shaeffer has personally handled in excess of 150 jury trials, including multiple murder cases of which several involved the death penalty during his time as an assistant criminal district attorney in San Antonio, Texas. This experience and background enables Attorney Shaeffer to provide the type of steadfast legal counsel that a defendant in a major felony case such as murder or manslaughter will need.

Call (210) 227-1500 to reach a criminal defense lawyer in San Antonio.


You need a lawyer that you can count on, who has a level of dedication that can carry you through to a successful resolution for your case. Attorney Shaeffer has been given an AV® rating from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell® for his ethical and professional work in the field. This is a high honor given to a select few who meet certain high standards. In addition, he has been board certified in the field of criminal defense by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization®. While there are approximately 70,000 lawyers in the state, only 7,000 attorneys are certified after being put through rigorous testing and attaining certain standards of excellence.

If you are facing murder or manslaughter charges in San Antonio, Texas, look no further than murder defense lawyer, Tylden Shaeffer. If you are looking for aggressive and knowledgeable representation, that is exactly what Mr. Shaeffer will provide.

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Case Results
Intoxication Manslaughter – Reduced Sentence

While client was already on probation for DWI when arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter. Client pleaded guilty to the jury and jury awarded probation where State sought prison term from the jury.

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