Aggressive Defense for Federal Drug Charges
Federal drug crimes are very serious offenses that if not handled properly could result in severe penalties and years in federal prison. For the most part federal drug crimes involve large-scale drug dealings, complex conspiracies, transporting or smuggling narcotics across state lines or international borders, importing/exporting drugs or prescription fraud.
If you have been arrested or indicted on federal drug charges, it’s imperative that you hire a lawyer who has experience handling drug crimes cases in federal courts, since they differ from drug cases charged in the state court system. A Chicago criminal defense attorney from the firm has a great deal of experience and knowledge in federal drug crimes law, and has been effective in defending clients throughout Chicago against the following federal drug crimes:
- Drug trafficking
- Drug smuggling
- Drug transportation
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug cultivation
- Drug importation
- Possession of an illegal drug, substance, or narcotic with intent to sell
- Asset Forfeiture
- Investing profits made from illegal drug activity
- Money Laundering
Chicago Federal Drug Crimes Attorney
Federal law has set strict minimum and maximum penalties, depending on the drug in question and the amount involved. It is common for an individual convicted on federal drug charges to face 15 to 20 years in prison, and very large fines. In addition, federal drug crimes are prosecuted aggressively by powerful U.S. attorneys and federal agencies with vast resources, such as the FBI (Federal bureau of Investigation) and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency). Therefore, it is important that you contact an experienced Chicago federal drug crimes lawyer who will stand up and fight for your rights and liberty.
If you are looking for an experienced attorney to represent you against your federal drug charges, you’ve found that attorney. You can rely on us to do everything possible to help you avoid a federal conviction, including conducting a pre-trial investigation, filing motions to suppress evidence, and negotiating with prosecutors for reduction of your charges. Our first priority is protecting your rights and freedom, and keeping you out of jail!
To learn more, please don’t hesitate to contact Chicago criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege today.