A Federal Drug Charge can be one of the most difficult things that a person faces. Sophisticated investigation tactics, the seemingly unlimited manpower of the government, and the complex rules concerning law can leave you confused and possibly facing a draconian prison sentence.
Federal sex crimes carry serious penalties, the possibility of life time registration as a sex offender, and “supervised release” after incarceration for 10 years or more - maybe even life. Most federal sex crimes involve child pornography, or sexual exploitation of children or minors. If charged, you DO need an experienced legal team to advise and advocate for you or your loved one.
The crime of “fraud” takes many forms. Yet, at bottom, fraud involves an accusation of lying or deception of some kind. As with virtually all crimes, charges in federal court are typically far more serious than charges in state court. Accordingly, if you have been charged with a federal fraud charge, you are likely facing much higher penalties and longer jail time than a similar fraud charge in state court.
In many cases, federal weapons charges will accompany charges for other crimes, or may be situational. Regardless, if you or a loved one have been charged with a federal weapons crime, your attorney needs to be one who understands not just the crime itself, but the entire situation as a whole.