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Federal Criminal Defense

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Federal Criminal Defense

Law office of Jim Renforth in Fort Worth, Texas effectively handles all criminal cases in the federal criminal justice system. Attorney Jim Renforth have years of experience handling federal criminal cases for individuals in Texas and throughout the United States. Attorney Jim understands how the government prepares cases and we have the expertise to effectively protect clients’ interests.  Federal crimes include:

  • Computer Hacking and Cyberstalking
  • Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges
  • Health Care Fraud Charges
  • Money Laundering Charges
  • Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud Charges
  • Federal Firearms Offenses
  • Bribery and Honest Services Fraud
  • Federal Tax Crimes
  • Forfeiture and Seizure of Property

Federal criminal cases different than state criminal cases

Federal crime investigations and prosecutions are handled very differently than criminal cases in state courts. First of all, the law enforcement agencies that investigate federal crimes are generally well-funded and staffed by the most experienced agents and investigators. The federal prosecutors who conduct federal criminal trials and sentencing hearings are also usually very experienced, and have virtually unlimited resources at their disposal. The judges who preside in federal courts have lifetime appointments and their dockets are generally not as crowded as those of most state court judges who handle many different types of criminal offenses.

More importantly, federal crimes generally carry stiffer sentences than state crimes, especially in the areas of drug trafficking and conspiracy. Federal criminal penalties are also more severe in cases involving child pornography and other sexual offenses prosecuted in federal court. Interestingly, white collar cases (like fraud, embezzlement and corruption) usually do not result in as steep a sentence as one might get if prosecuted for the same offense in state court. For the most part, however, the mandatory minimum penalties and federal sentencing guidelines usually result in very lengthy sentences for people convicted of federal crimes. That’s one of the main reasons it is so important to retain a federal crime defense attorney with a record of success in federal court if the case is being prosecuted by the federal government.

For a Federal Criminal Case, You Need a Federal Criminal Lawyer. contact Law office of Jim Renforth and discuss your case with federal crime defense attorney Jim Renforth in complete confidence. Attorney Jim Renforth has more recent successful results, better credentials and deeper commitment to pursuing justice for people who need help in federal court.

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