Federal Criminal Defense Attorney in Savannah, GA
Representing Clients in Federal Courts in Georgia
Federal crimes are activities that are in violation of federal law. Federal law enforcement agencies investigate these cases and defendants are prosecuted in federal court. When facing federal charges, it is important to hire a Savannah federal defense attorney with knowledge of the complexities and procedures of the federal court system.
At The Lerch Law Firm, our federal criminal lawyers in Savannah are comfortable negotiating with federal prosecutors and presenting complex cases in federal court. With more than a decade of experience and numerous of cases successfully handled in both state and federal court, Attorney Courtney Lerch is prepared to protect your rights and freedom throughout the legal process – no matter how complex your case may appear.
Examples of Federal Crimes in the U.S.
Crimes may be investigated by the U.S. government and prosecuted in federal court when the offense involves federal government property, a federal official, or a violation of a provision of the United States criminal code.
Crimes that are often prosecuted in federal court include:
- Bank fraud
- Computer crimes
- Controlled substance violations
- Drug manufacturing
- Felon in possession of firearms
- Health care fraud
- Immigration law violations
- Internet fraud
- Securities fraud
- Tax crimes
The federal sentencing guidelines are complex and federal prosecutors rigorously pursue prosecution for federal crimes. Unlike state court, there is no possibility of parole for individuals who are convicted of a federal crime, since Congress eliminated early parole in the mid-1980s. If you are convicted, you will need to serve the entire sentence.
Georgia Federal Defense Attorney
There are differences in criminal proceedings in state and federal court that require an attorney with the right skill set and experience. In addition, federal charges are often the result of an extensive investigation and pursued with the full resources of the federal government. Our Savannah federal crimes lawyers know how to navigate the federal court system, is confident in the federal system, and is experienced with representing clients in federal court.
16 Counts Including Forgery Charges Dismissed
DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving
Illegal Gun Possession Dismissed
State of Georgia v. J.F. Reduced Charges
State of Georgia v. H.S. Charges Dismissed
State of Georgia v. C.W. DUI reduced
State of Georgia v. B.B. Case Dismissed
State of Georgia v. T.J. Charges Dismissed
United States v. E.M. Reduced Sentence