Federal Drug Trafficking Defense in Chicago
Drug trafficking is described as the sale, delivery, manufacture, or, possession of certain drugs over a specified quantity. Federal law provides for very severe penalties for drug trafficking offenses. Statutory mandatory minimums for drug offenses can range from 5 years to life in prison, depending upon the amount and type of drug. Due to the severity of these charges and the stiff penalties they carry, it is extremely important to involve a Chicago criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
The successful defense of a federal drug trafficking charge demands an attorney who comprehends the federal criminal justice system and the specific and complicated sentencing laws. Our Chicago federal criminal defense attorneys have represented individuals under investigation and prosecution in federal court facing federal drug trafficking charges throughout the United States. We have the experience and expertise necessary to successfully defend your federal drug trafficking charge.
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Federal investigations and prosecutions can be particularly terrifying. The United States government has almost unlimited resources and time to conduct their investigations, and many federal charges have mandatory minimum prison terms. The United States Sentencing Guidelines can be confusing and complicated to many. The federal system operates differently from state prosecutions, and requires a completely different expertise and experience.
Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. We offer a free initial consultation to individuals in need of expert legal representation throughout the Chicago, Illinois area.
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