Here's why you need to choose the right defense attorney

If you are charged with a crime, one of the first things you'll want to do is hire an attorney with experience in the area of law that your charges are in. For example, if you face federal charges for fraud, you'll likely want an attorney who is experienced in criminal defense, specifically in fraud or federal charges.

Woman faces federal lawsuit over vandalism of Dakota Access line

If you follow the national news, then you remember the major concerns that came with the Dakota Access oil pipeline. So many people wanted to prevent the construction of the pipeline that there were many cases of vandalism and other criminal acts.

"White-collar crimes" often don't involve the rich and powerful

Many people associate the term "white-collar crime" with Wall Street bigwigs and executives of large corporations. It may seem like even if they're convicted and punished, they end up in "country club prisons." However, people in just about every social strata and all types of professions can get caught up in these crimes, and the legal consequences can be anything but pleasant. Let's look at a few of them.

Which is better for the accused, state or federal court?

If you've committed a federal crime, you could be looking at charges through the federal system. The trouble with federal charges is that they are crimes that violate federal laws. Often, they're felonies. Felonies come with minimum penalties and serious fines, and they're often difficult to defend against.

Do you have a right to counsel?

If you commit a felony, then you will need to look into a strong federal defense. Federal crimes range in severity, but the majority come with at least a year in prison and heavy fines. To protect yourself and your freedom, the best thing you can do is to work with a criminal attorney quickly.

Those facing wire fraud charges need to think about a defense

Most people living and working in Mississippi put in years of hard work to build a successful career. In many cases, this means years of higher education combined with more years of hands-on training while advancing through their chosen industry. Unfortunately, we have seen all this hard work go down the drain when allegations of wire fraud arise.

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