There are strict federal laws designed to protect the integrity of government operations and to ensure that only those who are entitled are able to take advantage of government services. To prevent individuals from engaging in unlawful or unethical behavior in connection with claims and services in matters affecting the government, fraudulent, unethical, and dishonest conduct have been criminalized.
There are federal laws prohibiting many different types of behaviors connected to claims and services in government matters. If you are accused of violating these federal laws, you can face harsh penalties.
It is imperative that you find ways to defend against the serious charges that you face – which means you should get help from a qualified federal defense lawyer who understands the rules inside and out in connection with federal crimes.
LV Criminal Defense has successfully represented many clients in Arizona, Utah, California, Nevada and surrounding states who are facing federal charges and we can put our extensive legal knowledge of federal law to work to fight for your future. Give us a call today to find out more.
Nick Wooldridge has a long track record of representing clients accused of serious federal and state crimes in Nevada.
18 U.S. Code Chapter 15 is the part of the federal code that addresses criminal conduct in connection with claims and services in matters affecting government.
There are 13 different statutes found within Chapter 15. However, five of those statutes have been repealed. The laws that were repealed include 18 U.S. Code sections 281, 282, 283, 284, and 293. The remaining statutes in Chapter 15 include the following:
If you have been accused of violating any of the laws found within Chapter 15, you should reach out to a federal criminal defense attorney who can help you to understand the nature of the charges and develop an appropriate response to serious accusations.
The laws are very strict on the federal level with regards to interference with claims and services in matters connected with government. The laws also strictly prohibit making false claims, making false statements, or otherwise making misrepresentations in connections with claims connected to the government.
If you are charged with violating the laws within Chapter 15, you could be looking at prison time if convicted and could be left with a criminal record that will affect many aspects of your life.
You owe it to yourself to ensure you understand the charges that you face, to know what a prosecutor must prove, and to explore ways to introduce reasonable doubt regarding whether you violated the laws in Chapter 15. LV Criminal Defense can provide representation as you fight for your future. We can represent you in trying to get acquitted from charges or could negotiate with federal prosecutors on your behalf for the most favorable possible plea agreement.
In every case, the goal is to help you to lessen the penalties you could face or avoid conviction and move forward after facing accusations of wrongdoing. To find out more about how our federal defense lawyers can help if you live in Arizona, California, Utah or surrounding areas and have been charged with a federal crime, give us a call today.