If you’ve been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for a federal felony offense then you may be in deep trouble. Depending on the details of the case you could be looking at a life sentence, or a minimal sentence in a federal correction facility in the United States.
There are a number of criminal offense that could put a person in the cross-hairs of the U.S. District Attorney’s office. This can include anything from international criminal activity, certain white collar crimes, wire fraud, and crimes that involve the jurisdictions of multiple states.
If you have been indicted for a federal crime we recommend that you talk to a Federal criminal defense attorney who has experience defending his clients against the accusations of the United States.
Also, it should be noted that hiring an attorney for a federal case will be more expensive than a run of the mill criminal defense attorney. Federal charges are harder to fight for a number of reasons, many of which we will cover during future articles.