If you get arrested, you have to worry about criminal charges and the consequences of both court proceedings and a conviction. The idea that you might have to go to court to defend yourself could frighten you. Some people worry about needing to hire an attorney or take time off of work for the court. […]
The term fraud pertains to a broad category of crimes. These crimes can be punishable at the state or federal level depending on the circumstances and nature of the crime committed and the value of the property involved.
A fraud charge in federal court can consist of any fraud against the Government. The fraud could be related to COVID PPP loans or other COVID related loans, natural disaster funding fraud, such as FEMA fraud, or fraud like mail or wire fraud. The fraud amount drives sentencing in federal court. It is of the utmost importance to have an experienced attorney to assist you in cases such as these which can have lofty jail sentences as well as requiring re payment of any monies.
Vavonese Law Firm, PC defends clients against both state and federal fraud-related charges. Our experienced representation provides discretion and advice for many corporate executives and other high-profile employees and board members. We are knowledgeable in helping clients preserve their careers, reputations, and financial assets. Below are some examples of fraud-related charges we defend clients against:
Defense Against State & Federal Fraud-Related Charges
Even if you feel the evidence against you is inconsequential, you should still contact an attorney to discuss your case. We can discuss how to fight the charges against you. We can also work for a reduction of charges against you if there are factors in your case that may constitute negotiating a plea bargain. Prosecutors are often willing to work with defendants in exchange for their willingness to help authorities. This can include a reduction in jail time, reduced fines and/or charges in exchange for community service or testimony.
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Long before a federal case goes to trial, the attorneys on both sides will engage in a lot of legal battles over everything from the charges that are levied to the jurors that are selected to hear the case. One of those battles may play out in what is known as a suppression hearing. What’s […]
A visit from federal agents is not exactly anybody’s idea of a good time, but it may be your first clue that there’s serious legal trouble brewing. If this happens to you, you need to know – as early as possible – how they see you. The key to this is understanding the language they […]
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