Massachusetts Federal Criminal Lawyers
MASSACHUSETTS FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE
DEFENDING CLIENTS IN FEDERAL COURT
When you are charged with a federal offense, small or large, the stakes are high. A federal offense can result in much more harsher penalties that you could face in state court. You can be charged with a federal offense and investigated by the FBI, DEA, ICE, IRS, or any number of other Federal agencies including the Park Police if you are charged with a crime on federal property. Federal crime is an activity that has been criminalized by the US Congress. The Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys in our firm who help defend you from federal charges in Massachusetts know and understand the level of commitment necessary to represent you. The Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys know how serious the penalties can be for a person charged with a federal crime.
If you have been charged with a federal crime in Massachusetts, call us immediately so that our Massachusetts federal criminal lawyers can advise you as to the best course of action to take. Federal Courts tend to move cases along a lot faster than most state courts do. You can contact our Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys either via email or by phone. Because of the serious nature of federal offenses and the anxiety caused by being charged with a federal offense, we make sure you can contact us by phone or email.
Sometimes, the law and the legal system can become confused and difficult to understand. People may not know how to solve the problem, any legal area of legal matter, whether have to go to court and if so, how the process when it is in the court works. A federal lawyer and legal advisor can help to understand the options and give the confidence to help in resolving the legal issue. Facing or confronting a criminal allegation or charge of conducting a crime can be the most distressing background of life. Why do the people risk their life and reputation for such cases? Mostly that is because of lack of professional lawyers. Federal lawyers Massachusetts have gained much popularity as the offer legal advice that is based on the real good of the accused and to save future by getting them out of the trouble. Massachusetts lawyers offer criminal safeguard and protection and federal lawyers in the town of their area and community that serves customers all through Cambridge and even in other areas where they are required and encompassing regions. They also handle barrier for both tough and peaceful criminal records. These lawyers have been specializing in legal matters for many of the years, and the experience they had in speaking to policemen all through their professionalism empowers them and their partners to work adequately for individuals accused of criminal offenses. The Massachusetts lawyer’s job is to listen to the problem, provide legal advice, discuss the best options accused have, take instructions on what is being wanted to be done and help to understand how to apply the law to the case. Your federal lawyer represents its client even if they go to court.
When a federal lawyer works, they have a number of duties. They perform duties such as follow the client’s instructions, maintain confidentiality, avoid conflicts of interest, communicate efficiently and in a time bound manner, they act honestly and in the favor of the client, the provide dealing with skill and dedication.
Federal lawyers always listen to the matter, give advice, take instructions on what client wants to do about a legal problem, and then follow those instructions. It is important to be honest with the lawyer because their advice depends on the information client provide them. After listening to the case Massachusetts lawyer provides the client with some tips. Sometimes it may be difficult for the lawyer to give legal advice right away. They may need to do some research and advise later. Federal lawyer has a duty to tell all of the correct options. They should consider the advice of the lawyer, but the final decision about what client wants to do is of the client. They also keep everything confidential. Most conversations with the attorney will be confidential, which means that a federal lawyer will not discuss the case with anyone including the police or court without the consent of the client. There are several situations where the lawyer can tell someone about information about you or your case but that will be for the benefit of the case.
The Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys in our firm who assist clients charged with federal offenses understand the seriousness of being charged with a federal crime and have the experience to defend you against a federal criminal charge. Our Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys regularly defend clients charged with the following types of cases in federal court:
- Massachusetts Federal Traffic Offenses – DUI, Reckless Driving, Driving on Suspended License
- Massachusetts Federal Sex Offenses – Child Pornography, Internet Sex Crimes
- Massachusetts Federal Drug Crimes – Possession with Intent to Distribute, Conspiracy
- Massachusetts Federal Gang Crimes Defense
- Massachusetts Federal Firearm Offenses
- Massachusetts Federal White Collar Crimes – Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, Credit Card Fraud
We help you understand your legal exposure, whether you have been the target of an FBI investigation or charged by a criminal indictment. Some things all clients who are charged with a federal offense in Massachusetts must be aware of when hiring a lawyer are the following:
- A lawyer who is familiar with the federal rules of evidence, federal rules of criminal procedure, trial procedure, and the federal court system in general.
- A lawyer should also be familiar with federal sentencing procedures, and with the recent Supreme Court rulings which affect sentencing.
- A federal defense lawyer who is familiar with the U.S. Attorney’s office which is handling the case.
Why hire a SRIS Law Group Massachusetts Federal Criminal Lawyer?
It is highly recommended that any person hiring a lawyer to assist with Massachusetts federal criminal charges or grand jury proceedings retain a lawyer who has significant experience with the federal system. Federal criminal defense tends to involve cases which are more difficult to defend, and the cost of defense is often very high. The Massachusetts federal criminal attorneys in our firm who handle federal criminal cases can help you assess the nature and purpose of the investigation, and why you are being approached. When appropriate, one of our Massachusetts federal criminal defense lawyers can be present during any questioning, act as an intermediary between you and the investigating authorities, or advise you to exercise your Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. If appropriate, we may be able to work out a deal where you will cooperate with the investigation, in return for more favorable treatment when the investigation is concluded. Inappropriate cases, your Massachusetts federal criminal lawyer may also be able to secure a letter of declination, in which the U.S. attorney formally declines to prosecute you in relation to a particular offense or investigation also known as a Queen’s letter. There is no such thing as a highly qualified federal criminal defense lawyer who dabbles in federal court matters. If you are involved in the federal criminal system, make sure your lawyer, or at least one of the lawyers who will be serving on your defense team, has extensive experience with the defense of federal criminal charges. As previously noted, federal criminal defense tends to be very expensive. You will be paying for experience – so make sure you get it.