Your most effective weapon in fighting federal criminal charges will generally rest on the quality of your legal representation. Federal charges are among the most serious because they involve federal investigators, prosecutors, and court systems, all backed by the resources of the federal government. You will need a tough, experienced, and aggressive advocate in your corner who is licensed to practice in federal court to even the odds.
That may be a tall order, but it can be done by choosing LaHood Norton Law Group. Our trial-tested attorneys include high-level former prosecutors and two attorneys who are Board-Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. With more than 70 years of combined legal experience in both state and federal courts, we have the knowledge, skill, and dedication needed to help you fight for your freedom and future.
Federal crimes are those that violate federal law or take place on federal property. A crime is under federal jurisdiction if the defendant or the criminal conduct crosses state lines. Any crime involving immigration and customs violations are under federal jurisdiction.
These may involve lengthy investigations conducted by powerful government agencies such as the FBI, DEA, ATF, U.S. Secret Service, and more. When prosecuted in federal court, your case will be subject to the federal court rules of procedure and evidence as well as federal sentencing guidelines.
Many crimes can fall under federal jurisdiction, including:
The process of being investigated and prosecuted in federal court can be complex and subject to many rules. Our legal team is adept at handling federal cases and knows what it takes to prevail in the federal court system. At LaHood Norton Law Group, we fight to help you stay out of federal prison by applying strong legal ability and extensive resources.