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If you are facing serious criminal charges, it is imperative that you seek assistance from a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. An experienced attorney can guide you through the legal process, explain your options, and work to craft the strongest possible defense on your behalf.

You never expect to find yourself in a federal court, and you might assume that you will be able to find a way out and avoid being charged in a federal court. But the truth is that your chances of being acquitted largely depend on the type of criminal defense lawyer representing you.

You might be caught unaware and find yourself being charged in a federal court for things you didn’t realize were against federal laws. Business owners and healthcare providers are common victims here. Even though you might treat patients and serve customers while trying to comply with all the applicable laws, unfortunately you can get involved in criminal enterprises without even knowing.

Today it is common for different categories of people to end up in federal courts. Of course, being charged in a federal court is not something that anyone would love.

The stakes are always high – prison time, exorbitant fines, losing your license, and being charged without legal representation, which is why you need an experienced federal criminal defense attorney.

Types of cases are included in Federal Criminal Defense

There are different types of cases included in federal criminal cases. Each of the cases is unique on its own and carries different fines and penalties.

Here are the common ones:

  • Bank fraud
  • Drug crimes
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Bribery or public corruption
  • Tax fraud securities fraud

How a lawyer can help

Dealing with crimes at the federal level is never easy. You need a seasoned lawyer who has worked with various federal agencies to represent you successfully. The Law Office of L. Burton Finlayson has represented clients at federal courts for many years.

We have gained extensive experience when it comes to dealing with different types of federal crimes. Call today and get a free consultation for any issues that you may be having.


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