Denton Federal Defense Lawyer
Violating an ordinance or statute that was passed by local authority or state legislature is a state crime while violating a law that was passed by the United States Congress is called a federal crime. A federal offense includes a wide variety of crimes that include robbery, sex crimes, drug offenses, gun offenses, fraud, counterfeiting, money laundering and immigration crimes.
It is common for forfeiture to occur in federal crimes. In forfeiture, properties or funds that are associated with criminal activities are confiscated by the government. Federal forfeiture is of two kinds, which are civil and criminal. Aside from defending criminal crimes, a federal criminal defense attorney usually deal with forfeitures that arise from federal cases.
Because the law on federal crime is very complex and differs from state criminal law, retaining the services of an experienced federal crime lawyer is very important. Attorney Mike Goolsby has the skill and experience in defending federal crime accusations. His law firm has prevented federal crime charges from being filed or successfully got them reduced to a lesser offense.
If you or a member of your family has been arrested by federal agents and brought to a federal detention facility, there is a big chance that you will find yourself being tried in a federal court. Even if it was the local authorities that made the arrest, federal authorities could still step in. federal sentencing guidelines are more severe and you have very small wiggle room. Thus, if you have been charged with a federal offense, you need to have a lawyer who has the skill and experience in handling federal charges.
The Goolsby Law Firm can provide effective and aggressive defense that will ensure the best possible result for your case. There is no room for mistakes when you are charged with a federal crime. Contact us at The Goolsby Law Firm as soon as you can. We know that effectively defending a federal criminal charge needs a different strategy than what is required in a state charge. From our main office in Denton, we prepare creative and intelligent defenses for those who were charged with federal crimes.
Defending criminal crimes should consider their higher case preparation and procedural requirement levels. The federal prosecution has resources that are not often found in state prosecutors. The federal accusations that have been made against you may have been filed after several months of comprehensive investigation, allowing the prosecution to have enough time to build a strong case.
If you suspect that you are under investigation for a federal crime, you have to contact us at The Goolsby Law Firm right away. The sooner you talk with us, the better are the chances of reducing the charges and penalties. We can win your case during the pretrial.
Once you contact us at The Goolsby Law Firm, we will meet with you and discuss the federal accusations made against you. We are going to explain the process followed in a federal court, how federal law applies on your situation and the legal options that will give you the best possible outcome.