Federal Criminal Defense

Immediate Help With Federal Criminal Cases

A federal crime involves conduct that violates a federal criminal statute.  A conviction, or a guilty plea, in a federal criminal case may result in severe penalties.  These penalties may include a lengthy prison sentence, a very large fine, court ordered restitution payments to the victim, forfeiture of your property, a lengthy period of time on probation, loss of your constitutional rights to vote and possess a firearm, deportation, and many other very serious legal consequences.  Also, the federal sentencing guidelines are extremely complicated.  A defense attorney’s thorough knowledge of the federal sentencing guidelines, and experience applying them, can be of great benefit to a person facing sentencing for a federal crime.

You should also be aware that there is a significant difference between how a state criminal sentence is served and how a federal criminal sentence is served.  When serving a state sentence, the actual amount of time served can be reduced, sometimes by a significant amount of time, by an inmate’s good behavior while incarcerated.  However, no credit for good time is applied to reduce a federal sentence.  This means that you will have to serve your full federal sentence without the benefit of an early release date based upon a credit for good time.

Finally, time is of the essence and very critical in federal criminal cases.  The sooner you hire an attorney with experience handling complex federal criminal cases, the sooner your attorney can begin to investigate your case, interview witnesses, gather and analyze physical evidence, meet with federal prosecutors to discuss your case, and start building and preparing your defense.

Get Cutting Edge Criminal Defense Help Now

My name is David Stanley.  Please allow me to help you and give your federal criminal case the energy, knowledge, skill, focus, and attention it deserves.  I provide an organized, systematic, and cutting edge approach to federal criminal defense optimized to the facts and law applicable to your case.  I have over 32 years of experience defending complex federal felony criminal cases and provide cutting edge criminal defense to individuals and businesses facing federal criminal charges including:

  • Murder and homicide
  • Possession, distribution, manufacturing, cultivation, and trafficking in marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and other drugs, narcotics, and controlled dangerous substances
  • Firearms, weapons, and explosives offenses
  • RICO violations
  • Conspiracy to commit federal crimes
  • White Collar crimes including bank fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, embezzlement, money laundering and securities fraud
  • Bribery and public corruption crimes
  • Kidnapping, parental kidnapping and international child abduction
  • Bank robbery and theft
  • Counterfeiting crimes
  • Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Environmental crimes
  • Gang related  crimes

If you are approached by federal law enforcement agents, do not agree to meet with them and do not make any statements whatsoever to them before you speak to me.  Many times the only direct evidence, or the most damaging evidence, concerning the commission of a federal crime is an incriminating statement or admission made by an accused person before they have hired an attorney. The bad news is that this typically happens when a person under investigation is approached by federal law enforcement agents and questioned without his or her attorney present.  Feeling pressured or threatened, and without knowing his or her legal rights, the accused person agrees to answer questions without having his or her lawyer present.  He or she then proceeds to makes an incriminating admission or statement, or consents to an otherwise unlawful search of his or her person or property, or voluntarily waives important legal rights and protections.

The good news is that I can help you avoid making these critical mistakes.  These mistakes can easily be avoided if you will call me as soon as you are first contacted by federal law enforcement agents or the Untied States Attorney’s office.  You have the constitutional right to remain silent and have an experienced criminal defense attorney present with you during any questioning by law enforcement agents.  However, it is up to you to exercise your rights by clearly telling law enforcement agents that you are not going to answer any of their questions until you have consulted with your lawyer and without your lawyer present during their questioning.  Then, do not say another word to them until you speak to me.

If you, a loved one, or your business have been contacted by federal law enforcement agents, or have been indicted or charged with a federal crime, contact me BEFORE you meet with them,  make any statements to them, or answer any of their questions. Once again, it bears repeating, as soon as your are contacted by federal law enforcement agents, or the United States Attorney’s office, contact me immediately.  Do not meet with them, make any statements to them, or answer any of their questions until you meet with me.  Let me help you avoid making these critical mistakes that may seriously damage your federal criminal case and significantly reduce your opportunity for a successful outcome in your case.  Call now to get started solving your legal problems today!