Historically, federal crime charges were reserved for criminal activity of a broad, national scope. More recently, federal jurisdiction has expanded to include violent crimes and certain drug crimes. It is not uncommon for some crimes to be prosecuted on the state and federal level. Federal charges are prosecuted very harshly, and carry serious consequences.
Defending clients against federal charges requires a unique mastery of the procedural systems involved as well as competency in the courtroom. It is not something that every lawyer has the knowledge or experience to handle.
At the Law Office of Mac Morris, I have been defending clients against federal charges in Texas for more than 20 years. In that time, I have litigated hundreds of federal cases in both the Northern and Eastern districts of Texas..
No matter the specifics of your case, getting the charges dismissed is always my first objective. To that end, I work closely with each client to develop their case thoroughly as I look for potential grounds of dismissal. That being said, I never back away from litigation if it's in the best interests of my client.
For some first-time offenders in Collin County, a new pre-trial diversion program gives them the opportunity to have their arrest and conviction expunged from their criminal record in exchange for the fulfillment of mandated, probationary requirements. For clients who are accepted into this program, I monitor their progress throughout to help ensure successful completion and expungement.
If you've been charged with a federal crime, time is of the essence! Call (972) 673-0083 a Plano criminal defense lawyer today.