Criminal Defense Blog
Thoughts and Commentary on Important Issues in the Practice of Criminal Defense Law
Starting in 1977, the International Prisoner Transfer Program was the first in a series of treaties the United States government negotiated to allow prisoners to be transferred from the country in which they were convicted of a crime, back to their home countries. The...
So, you’ve been charged with tax fraud. Your first instinct is likely to panic, which is understandable. Is the IRS just coming to collect from you, or could you actually go to jail for this? Yes, tax fraud is a serious charge and can carry some serious penalties,...
Federal offenders with a qualifying substance abuse problem may be able to get time off of their sentence. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has introduced a law that provides for a sentence reduction beyond time off for good behavior. This comprehensive 500-hour program...
If you are a Florida resident, you will be presented with numerous Amendments on the November ballot. You will most likely ask yourself what they all mean, as many are confusing and hard to understand. Two of the amendments that you will receive, 4 and 6, will have a...
If it’s the first time you’ve ever been arrested for a federal crime, you probably aren’t very familiar with how the process works. Although there is a lot to deal with, the first phase of the process is called the initial appearance. You will be taken in front of a...
In the United States, firearms laws are governed by several federal statutes. The goal of these statutes is to regulate everything regarding guns, from manufacture and sale to laws about ammunition and other accessories. All federal gun laws are enforced by the Bureau...
Every person who is arrested and charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law. But what exactly does this mean? It means that even though you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime, it doesn’t automatically mean...
When someone is convicted of a tax crime, it usually means that they did something illegal in order to avoid paying their taxes. Tax crimes are types of white collar crimes that can be charged in connection with other crimes or as a stand-alone offense. That’s why,...
Facing a federal drug trafficking charge is undoubtedly a scary and uncertain time for you and your family. It’s a very serious criminal offense that can carry maximum penalties up to life in prison and high mandatory minimum sentences—sometimes even up to 20 years....
“White collar crime” is a phrase that is actually used to describe many different types of crimes. In general, such crimes are non-violent and committed for some type of financial gain. Oftentimes, these crimes take years to prosecute because there is usually a high...
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- Firearms/Weapons Cases
- Health Care Fraud
- Identity Theft
- Internet Sex Crimes / Pornography
- Money Laundering
- Mortgage Fraud
- Pre-Indictment Investigations
- RDAP Appeals
- Securities Fraud
- Subpoena Responses
- Tax Evasion/Tax Fraud
- Treaty Transfer
- Wire Fraud
- White Collar Crimes
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