If you or a loved one has been accused of a federal crime, time is not on your side. You should immediately begin researching attorneys online and looking into their credentials. Look for an attorney who has experience in federal court and preferably find one who is board certified in criminal trial law. That will mean that they are considered “experts” by the Florida Bar.
Federal crimes can be especially daunting because they are handled in the more strict Federal Court System. They are prosecuted by experienced Assistant United States Attorneys and before Federal Judges (who are appointed for life). The rules of evidence in Federal Court are much different than in State Court. If you are charged with a Federal Crime, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible to discuss what you are facing.
Many of the same defenses afforded to you in State Court are available to you in Federal Court. For example, there may be a motion to suppress that can get your case thrown out. There may be an issue with the applicable statute of limitations. You will need a federal crimes lawyer in Orlando to help you explore these options and more. It is highly advisable to speak with an attorney immediately if you are being questioned by federal agents about your potential involvement in criminal activity. We are federal crime defense attorneys in Orlando and experienced in dealing with the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing Hearings.
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