Do I need an attorney to defend against federal criminal charges? While many of us have had slight brushes with the law, few have had contact with the federal criminal justice system. It’s likely that you would feel uncomfortable when faced with criminal charges, but charges at the federal level are even more complex and harrowing.

The nature and the structure of the federal criminal court system are unfamiliar because the rules and procedures are vastly differing from those on the state level. The justice system on the federal level is designed with one purpose in mind; punishment of the wrongdoer. The intended purpose of this punishment is to rehabilitate the offender or to deter him from future criminal acts. If all of this sounds frightening and overwhelming, it’s because it is. (more…)

The internet has been around for 25 years now. No other technological advancement has changed the world we now live in than the internet. The internet has made our lives easier, however, it can also lead to some serious criminal and legal nightmares for some people. Identity theft is on the rise in the United States and federal prosecutors have begun to crack down. Here is one federal crime that numerous people fall victim to every day: (more…)