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fed criminal lawyers in UtahIf you live in Utah and you are under investigation for a federal crime, you need to be very careful what you say and do. In fact, you should be cautious about answering any questions federal investigators might ask even if you are told you are a witness and are not the subject of an investigation.

Federal investigators, including investigators at the FBI, have extensive resources and are well-trained in making cases against defendants. Federal prosecutors are also skilled in their jobs and know what it takes to secure convictions against Utah residents who they suspect of wrongdoing.

Unfortunately, the stakes are very high when you are going up against these federal officials because the penalties that you face if convicted could be extensive.

The severity of federal charges and the skill of federal prosecutors and investigators all mean that you must find your own skilled, knowledgeable advocate who knows how to defend you if you become involved in the federal criminal justice system. You need to turn to LV Criminal Defense for help.

Our firm has unparalleled experience defending Utah residents who have been accused of federal offenses or who are under investigation for federal crimes. We know the federal penal code inside and out, are licensed to represent defendants in federal courts, have handled tough cases, and have a long track record of success.

You need to call LV Criminal Defense as soon as possible so our federal criminal defense team can help you to protect your constitutional rights and can work closely with you to ensure that you develop the right legal defense strategy. We will launch our own investigation, deal with prosecutors on your behalf, and do everything possible to ensure that you emerge unscathed from your involvement with the federal courts if it is at all possible for you to avoid a guilty verdict.

To find out all about the ways that our federal criminal lawyers can help Utah residents accused of federal offenses of all types, give us a call today.

Types of Cases Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Help with in Utah

There are many different types of misconduct that have been made unlawful within the federal penal code. LV Criminal Defense is very familiar with the laws that apply whenever defendants have been charged with federal offenses, as we have represented clients accused of minor offenses as well as major crimes including terrorism charges.

The experience we bring to the table is unmatched by other federal criminal defense teams in Utah, which is why our firm is the right law firm to turn to when you need serious help fighting for your future.

We can represent you when you’re facing charges for the following types of crimes, as well as for many other offenses:

  • Homicide
  • RICO cases and racketeering
  • Sexually based offenses including sex crimes involving minors
  • Conspiracy cases
  • Malicious Mischief
  • Crimes involving chemical weapons
  • Federal weapons charges
  • Drug crimes
  • Crimes related to citizenship, immigration and nationality
  • Customs crimes
  • Obstruction of justice or perjury
  • Espionage
  • False personification
  • Terrorism offenses
  • Genocide
  • Crimes involving street gangs
  • Human trafficking and slavery cases
  • Mail fraud, bank fraud, and other types of fraud crimes
  • Offenses related to explosives and dangerous weapons
  • Obscenity
  • Counterfeiting and forgery
  • Civil rights claims

These are just a small sample of the types of federal charges that our legal defense team can help you to fight against. Remember, is is not up to you whether you face federal or state charges.

If you commit a crime that could be illegal under Utah law and that is also illegal under the laws of the United States of America, you could find yourself being prosecuted by the state or facing more serious federal charges. The authorities decide where you face charges and you’ll simply have to defend the case in whatever court you’re being tried in.

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How a Federal Criminal Lawyer Can Help Utah Residents

A federal criminal defense attorney at LV Criminal Defense can provide comprehensive help to Utah residents with every aspect of responding to federal criminal charges. Some of the many different services our legal team can help with include:

  • Negotiating a plea agreement: In certain circumstances, our skilled negotiators could help you to plead down to a lesser offense or to reduce charges that could be brought against you. The goal is to keep penalties to a minimum and protect your permanent record.
  • Responding to a federal investigation: When the FBI or other federal agencies are investigating you, you need to be careful what you say and do so you don’t give them evidence of a crime. Have a knowledgeable advocate help you before you answer any questions or provide any information.
  • Building a defense strategy: You’ll need to work with our team to evaluate the evidence against you and decide on the best way to approach charges. We can also conduct an investigation to help you introduce reasonable doubt.
  • Fighting for you in court: We will work closely with you to introduce doubt into a prosecutor’s case or to raise affirmative defenses so you can avoid conviction.

We always customize the representation that we provide to the specifics of your case with the goal of getting you the best outcome possible in your situation.

That’s why it’s so important to get a committed federal defense attorney from our firm on your side and working on your behalf as soon as possible after you’ve been accused of a federal crime.

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Getting Help from a Utah Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

Federal prosecutors often threaten to bring serious charges with mandatory minimum penalties to try to scare you into admitting guilt even for a crime you may not have committed. You need to be assertive and aggressive about protecting your rights when navigating the criminal justice system. Don’t wait another minute to get a federal defense attorney representing you.

If you live in Utah or surrounding areas and want help from trusted experts, reach out to LV Criminal Defense today.

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