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97% of all federal cases that are indited result in a conviction.

88% of all federal convictions result in prison time.

Federal prosecutors are notoriously aggressive. They doggedly pursue cases, often seeking the highest penalties. If you were charged with a federal crime, or if you believe you are under investigation for a federal crime, it is recommended that you secure legal representation as soon as possible. As a Dallas federal crime defense lawyer, Reed Prospere has extensive experience handling federal cases, and we can use this experience to fight for you. He knows how federal prosecutors operate. We can help you put your best foot forward.

Discuss your case with a skilled federal lawyer. Call Prospere & Russell* at (214) 750-8555.

What Types of Cases Does the Federal Government Pursue?

The scope of the federal court is broad. The majority of federal cases are classed as felonies, and as such, carry severe penalties. These cases tend to be complicated, and the rules and guidelines that govern federal proceedings are different from those at the state level. Because of this, it is essential that you work with a criminal defense attorney who has experience working within the federal court system.

The jurisdiction of the federal courts includes:

  • Cases in which the US is a party
  • Crimes that violate the US Constitution
  • Offenses that violate federal laws
  • Cases that involve federal land
  • Cases that involve parties from different states
  • Bankruptcy cases

Federal cases are quite involved, and it is not uncommon for them to take years before they are resolved. Additionally, the investigation phase of federal cases can be particularly time-consuming, and you may know you are under investigation long before you are charged and prosecuted. If you suspect you are under investigation for a federal crime, it is a good idea to hire legal representation before speaking to any federal investigators. An experienced attorney can guide you and ensure your rights are protected.

Examples of Federal Cases

Many federal cases are focused on issues of fraud or cases which fall under what is colloquially known as “white-collar crimes.” Violent crimes are typically left to the state court’s jurisdiction, but some are handled by the federal courts, such as human trafficking and federal sex crimes. Many fraud-related and white-collar crimes violate federal laws, and even if they occur in just a single state, they will be handled by the federal government.

Examples of federal cases include:

  • Bank fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Computer and internet fraud
  • Drug crimes and drug trafficking
  • Embezzlement
  • Federal weapons crimes
  • Healthcare fraud, including Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Human trafficking and federal sex crimes
  • Internet crimes
  • Mail fraud
  • Social security fraud
  • Tax fraud

The federal courts also hear cases related to civil rights. The federal courts don’t process as many cases as the state courts do, but their cases are generally considered to be of importance to the entire country. For this reason, many federal cases make it into the press and are widely reported.

We Are Not Afraid to Go to Trial

If you are facing federal criminal charges, you want to work with an attorney who is comfortable in the courtroom. Reed Prospere is an experienced litigator and has tried cases before a jury hundreds of times. This, combined with our experience working with the federal courts, makes us particularly able to help you with your federal case. We are fierce advocates for every client, and we always put your best interests first. When you have questions, we have the answers. Our firm is even available to take calls in the evening and on weekends.

Prospere & Russell* can handle any federal case. Find out how we can help you by calling (214) 750-8555.

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