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DeGuerin & Dickson - Expert Federal Crime Defense Lawyers

Trusted Federal Crime Defense Attorneys

When facing federal criminal charges, you need experienced legal representation to navigate the complexities of the federal justice system. At DeGuerin & Dickson, our team of seasoned federal crime defense lawyers is dedicated to protecting your rights and achieving the best possible outcome for your case.

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Federal Crimes We Defend

  • White-Collar Crimes: Fraud, embezzlement, insider trading, tax evasion, and other financial crimes.
  • Drug Crimes: Trafficking, possession, distribution, and manufacturing of controlled substances.
  • Violent Crimes: Murder, assault, robbery, and other offenses that involve the use of force or violence.
  • Public Corruption: Bribery, extortion, and other crimes committed by public officials.
  • Cybercrimes: Hacking, identity theft, and other crimes that involve the use of computers and the internet.

If you’ve been accused of a federal crime, you need a team of experienced and dedicated attorneys on your side. Contact DeGuerin & Dickson today for a free consultation. We will review your case, discuss your options, and develop a personalized defense strategy to protect your rights and freedom.

Why Choose DeGuerin & Dickson for Federal Crime Charges?

Expertise in Federal Criminal Defense

Our attorneys have extensive experience in federal courtrooms across the country. We understand the intricacies of federal law and procedure, and we use this knowledge to build the strongest possible defense for our clients.

Proven Track Record

With decades of experience, DeGuerin & Dickson has a proven track record of successfully defending clients against federal charges. Our meticulous approach and strategic defense planning have resulted in numerous acquittals, reduced charges, and favorable plea agreements.

Personalized Defense Strategy

We understand that every case is unique. Our attorneys work closely with clients to develop personalized defense strategies tailored to the specific circumstances of their case. From the initial consultation through to the final resolution, we provide unwavering support and dedicated representation.

DeGuerin & Dickson: Experience in Both State and Federal Courts

Our firm has a proven track record in both state and federal courts, giving us a unique perspective and advantage in handling a wide range of criminal cases. Whether you’re facing state or federal charges, our attorneys are equipped to provide you with the best possible defense.

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Our Federal Crime Defense Services

Comprehensive Case Evaluation

We conduct thorough evaluations of each case to identify potential weaknesses in the prosecution’s evidence and to develop a robust defense strategy. Our team leaves no stone unturned in our pursuit of justice for our clients.

Aggressive Defense Representation

Our attorneys are fierce advocates for our clients. We challenge evidence, cross-examine witnesses, and present compelling arguments to protect our clients’ rights and freedoms. We are relentless in our efforts to secure the best possible outcome.

Skilled Negotiation and Litigation

Whether negotiating plea deals or fighting charges in court, our attorneys are skilled negotiators and litigators. We leverage our extensive legal knowledge and experience to achieve favorable results for our clients.

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What to do if you have been charged with a drug crime in Houston

If you've been falsely accused of a drug crime in Houston, it's crucial to act quickly and strategically to protect your rights and reputation.

  • Remain Calm and Don’t Resist Arrest: If you’re being arrested, stay calm and avoid resisting. Arguing or physically resisting will only worsen the situation.
  • Invoke Your Right to Remain Silent: Politely inform the arresting officers that you wish to remain silent and want to speak with an attorney. Don’t answer any questions or provide any statements without legal counsel present.
  • Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney Immediately: Finding a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney in Houston should be your top priority. They can guide you through the legal process, protect your rights, and build a strong defense strategy.
  • Gather Evidence: If possible, try to gather any evidence that can help prove your innocence. This may include witness statements, receipts, photos, videos, or any documentation that supports your alibi or demonstrates your lack of involvement in the alleged crime.
  • Follow Your Attorney’s Advice: Your attorney will develop a defense strategy tailored to your specific case. It’s essential to follow their advice and cooperate fully with their investigation and legal procedures.
  • Consider Challenging the Evidence: Your attorney can help you challenge the legality of the search and seizure, the validity of the evidence presented against you, or the credibility of the witnesses.

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FAQs About Federal Crime Defense

Q: What Are Common Federal Crimes?

A: Common federal crimes include white-collar crimes, drug trafficking, money laundering, cybercrimes, and public corruption.

Q: How Can a Federal Crime Defense Lawyer Help Me?

A: A federal crime defense lawyer can evaluate your case, develop a defense strategy, negotiate with prosecutors, and represent you in court to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome.

Q: How Do I Choose the Right Federal Crime Defense Lawyer?

A: Choose a lawyer with experience in federal criminal defense, a proven track record of success, and a personalized approach to handling cases.

Q: How much does a federal criminal defense lawyer cost?

A: Fees vary depending on the complexity of the case, the attorney’s experience, and the location. Some lawyers charge hourly rates, while others may offer flat fees. Be sure to discuss fees upfront with your potential lawyer.

Q: What happens during a free consultation with a federal defense lawyer?

A: During a free consultation, you can discuss the details of your case, ask questions about the lawyer’s experience and approach, and get an initial assessment of your legal options. It’s a chance to see if the lawyer is a good fit for you.

Q: Can I still get a fair trial even if the evidence seems against me?

A: Yes. The burden of proof is on the prosecution to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Your defense attorney will challenge the evidence, protect your rights, and ensure you receive a fair trial.

Disclaimer: This FAQ provides general information and is not a substitute for legal advice. If you are considering an appeal, consult with a qualified criminal appeals attorney to discuss your specific situation.
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Federal vs. State Charges: Understanding the Key Differences

While both state and federal charges involve breaking the law, there are crucial distinctions that can significantly impact your case and potential consequences.

State Crimes: These offenses violate laws specific to the state of Texas, such as assault, theft, or drug possession in smaller quantities. State prosecutors handle these cases in state courts.

Federal Crimes: These offenses violate federal laws and often involve activities that cross state lines or affect interstate commerce. Examples include drug trafficking across state borders, white-collar crimes like large-scale fraud, or offenses on federal property. Federal prosecutors handle these cases in federal courts.

State Crimes: Penalties vary widely depending on the specific offense, but generally, state crimes carry less severe sentences compared to federal crimes.

Federal Crimes: Federal sentencing guidelines tend to be stricter, often involving mandatory minimum sentences and harsher penalties for similar offenses compared to state laws.

State Crimes: State law enforcement agencies, such as local police or the Texas Department of Public Safety, typically investigate state crimes.

Federal Crimes: Federal agencies like the FBI, DEA, or ATF usually investigate federal crimes, often with greater resources and investigative capabilities.

Understanding the difference between state and federal charges is crucial for building your defense strategy. Federal cases often involve more complex legal issues and require a lawyer with specific expertise in federal law and procedures.

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