Legal Advice for Federal Court — 222 results
Written by attorney Jeffrey Lustick, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
The Complaint Unless you have already been indicted (formally charged) by a grand jury, the charges against you are begun by a sworn statement (called a complaint) presented to a U.S.... more
Written by attorney Roderick White, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Background The Federal Sentencing Guidelines are rules that purport to set out a uniform sentencing policy for individuals convicted of crimes in the United States federal court system.... more
Written by attorney Ronald Sarno, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you are engaged in a dispute with a customer, partner, or supplier of your business, this guide explains the steps you can take to resolve it. It explains your potential options, from... more
Written by attorney Diane Carol Bass, 11 months ago.
Federal Cases are generally much more serious than state court cases.
A Federal Criminal Case will begin with an investigation. Often the investigating federal agency will attempt to... more
Written by attorney Robert Lee, about 2 years ago.
www.TheMiamiDefender.com The Law Office of Robert J. Lee, P.A. When the Federal Court sentences a defendant to a term of imprisonment, the Probation Officer in charge of completing the... more
Written by attorney Robert Nye, over 1 year ago.
Federal sentencing has often been referred to as draconian or dark ages type justice. Penalties are harsh, and probation is almost unheard of (although not impossible). Almost all federal... more
Written by attorney Jonathan Baird, 4 months ago.
In state court, plea agreements almost always involve a plea to a certain sentence whether it be a particular term of probation or a particular number of days or months in jail or prison.... more
Written by attorney Steven Brody, over 1 year ago.
Understanding the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
The first thing you need to know about the guidelines is that they are very complicated. No short explanation like the one below can tell you... more
Written by attorney Robert Bennett, over 2 years ago.
Today is the 25th trial day for the fedearl case against R. Allen Stanford. I served as his lead counsel from Feb. of 2010 until October 2010. From the time he first retained counsel in... more
Written by attorney Carter Law, 6 months ago.
If your client is charged with a federal crime, the United States Attorney's Office may seek pretrial detention or, put another way, oppose your client's release on bond. The magistrate... more
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