Orange County Federal Defense Lawyer
Simply put, a federal crime is a criminal offense that is tried on the federal level rather than the state level. This typically refers to crimes that are larger on scale and often stretch across geographical lines. For example, it could be a weapons offense that was outlawed by the National Firearms Act or it could be the evasion of federal taxes. Regardless, it is important to realize that these are serious criminal offense that will likely have daunting penalties and will often be tried by the most experienced of prosecutors. At the Law Offices of Virginia Landry, we are not deterred by criminal cases of this nature - you can rest assured knowing that should you choose to work with an Orange County criminal defense attorney from our firm that you will have an experienced advocate on your side that is fully prepared to go the distance in the effort to help defend your legal rights.
Brief Overview of Federal Crimes
One of the most daunting aspects of dealing with a criminal offense that is tried on the federal level is that it will likely be investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This means that by the time that you are made aware of the investigation or are formally charged, it is likely that they could already have considerable evidence on their side and could be well on their way to building a strong case. The FBI currently has jurisdiction over 200 different categories involving federal law; however, they focus on eight different categories primarily.
First and foremost, the FBI looks to focus on what they consider to be "national security," this includes terrorism, counterintelligence and cyber crime - such as identity theft, internet fraud and
sex crimes involving online predators. They then switch their focus to handle other categories, such as public corruption of the government and elections, civil rights violation, organized crime,
white collar crimes involving
money laundering and
fraud cases , as well as
violent crimes on a large scale.
If you have been criminally charged with a federal crime - no matter whether it is investigated by the FBI or other, you need to be confident that you have an experienced attorney on your side that you can fully rely upon. These are serious crimes and will not be something that a generic, run-of-the-mill firm will be adequately able to handle. When you're dealing with something of this magnitude, you need to have a hard-hitting lawyer on your side that is prepared to provide heavyweight assistance for you. This is something that will require someone who will be able to devote the necessary time, energy and resources to helping you through this process as successfully as possible.
Federal Crime Attorney Serving Orange County, CA
Have you been criminally charged with a federal-level crime? If so, then it is highly encouraged that you get our legal team involved as soon as possible. At our firm, we are led by founding attorney Virginia L. Landry who has years of experience in both litigation and trials. With an in-depth understanding of the law, she is able to provide her clients with the full-bodied representation that they can fully rely upon regardless of the circumstances. Should you choose to work with her and our entire legal team, you will be able to trust that you will have an attorney on your side that is fully invested in your case.
Want to know more about how we can help you defend your legal rights? Please do not hesitate to contact an Orange County federal defense attorney from our firm as soon as possible for skilled and aggressive defense. Fill out our simple case evaluation form below, or call as now at 866-902-6880 to speak with a member of our legal team.