If you have been charged with a federal offense, hire a skilled Tallahassee federal crimes lawyer as quickly as possible. Due to the fact that federal crimes are recognized as crimes against the federal government, punishments can be quite severe and long lasting. By hiring the Law Office of Nathan Prince, you can greatly increase your chances against such consequences. We have a comprehensive understanding of the law that we use to protect your rights.
To put it simply, a federal charge will have more severe consequences than a state charge. Furthermore, a federal conviction can never be taken off of your record. Federal jurisdiction usually involves issues that affect interstate commerce such as fraud, weapons, and drug trafficking. Due to the potential severity of a federal charge, hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney in Tallahassee is the most essential step you can take towards effectively defending yourself.
We can assist clients in Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Gadsden, Franklyn, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Suwanee, Calhoun, Washington, Gulf, Bay, Holmes, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties.
Federal charges encompass a number of crimes that carry a wide range of penalties; however, federal courts follow several guidelines that come into play in most cases.
There are five sentencing guidelines that a federal judge may consider:
These five adjustments are used to increase or decrease the base level of offense which will either increase or decrease the penalties for your case. If you live near Tallahassee and have been charged with a federal crime, contact the Law Office of Nathan Prince that can explain the legal implications of your case and review your options in forming a defense.
Get started with a free consultation by contacting our criminal defense lawyers at (850) 601-5690.