Federal Criminal Defense in Miami
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Do I Have to Hire a Special Type of Lawyer for a Federal Offense?

Are you under investigation for allegedly committing a federal offense? Are you wondering whether you will need to hire a special type of lawyer to defend your case? If you are facing federal charges, you are going to need a proven federal criminal attorney fighting on your behalf.

For over 20 years, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul D. Petruzzi PA, have successfully defended hundreds of federal cases in courtrooms throughout the United States. Our founding attorney is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® and has a Superb Rating on Avvo. His experience in federal criminal law makes us extremely well equipped to defend you against whatever type of federal offense you may be facing.

If I am arrested for a federal offense, can I hire any criminal lawyer to represent my case?

Individuals facing criminal charges for a federal offense will have a much greater chance of obtaining the outcome they seek if they hire an accomplished federal criminal attorney. Our legal team members are experts with the complex federal laws and procedures involved in federal court. We understand the serious nature of federal convicted defense and we have made it our business to be the hard-hitting advocate you need when going up against the federal government.

What are the benefits of hiring a federal criminal attorney?

When you hire a federal criminal attorney from our firm, you are getting years of experience and a long track record of success. You are gaining an unrelenting advocate who can help you prepare a compelling defense strategy. Defending clients in the federal criminal justice system is not new to us. This is what we do and we are committed to helping our clients obtain the results they seek.

What is the difference between a federal and a state crime?

There are a number of different crimes which can be tried at either the state or federal level, depending on the seriousness of the crime. Federal crimes are those criminal acts which are done in violation of federal laws and statutes. The penalties for a federal crime are also far more severe than those for a crime prosecuted at the state level.

If I am being investigated for a federal offense, but have not yet been charged, do I need a lawyer?

From the moment you become aware of the fact that you are under investigation for what could be charged as a federal offense, you need to have legal representation on your side. Failing to retain skilled counsel at once could put your freedom and future at risk.

We understand how frightening it is to be facing federal criminal charges and penalties. In these types of cases, the counsel you choose to represent you will have a direct impact on the outcome of your case. We are here to reassure you that you do not have to go through this alone. When you hire a federal criminal attorney from our firm, you will have an entire legal team committed to helping you fight for your rights. To find out more about what we can do for you, consult with a Miami federal criminal attorney at our law offices today.