Federal Defense

Common Mistakes After an Arrest – Right to Remain Silent

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT – INVOKE IT! Failing to Invoke Your Right to Remain Silent by Not Remaining Silent You have the right to remain silent when you are arrested. Many people take the first chance they have to explain their situation to whomever will listen and will spill the beans so …

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Juvenile Defense Attorney: Your Child Has Been Arrested, Now What?

You never think you will need to hire a juvenile defense attorney to help your child fight criminal charges, but it happens.  It is a frightening experience when you receive a frantic phone call from your child telling you that they have been arrested or detained under criminal suspicion. Part of you wants yell and …

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Did You Receive a Grand Jury Subpoena | Federal Grand Jury Attorney

 What is a Grand Jury Subpoena ? When a person receives a grand jury subpoena, they need to understand what the grand jury subpoena entails.  A grand jury is a set of 16-23 people who hear evidence presented by the prosecutor in a case against the person of interest. These individuals then decide if the …

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Attorney Hiring Tips for a Tax Investigation – Kenney Legal

Tax investigation Tips for a hiring an attorney for a tax investigation Defending yourself from tax fraud or a tax investigation?  Be careful… Any good steward of personal finances knows their money inside and out. You are on top of the situation, and it almost seems insulting to invite someone into this world. True though …

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Trial Attorney or Litigator?

Knowing whether the attorney you have retained is someone who will actually go to trial or someone who will refer you on if the case gets that far takes a simple question before you hand over your money. You want to ask them if they handle trials because you will want the one person who is most familiar with your case and your circumstances to be the one representing you in court.

The Importance of Jury Nullification …

  “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” … Martin Luther King, Jr. You’re sitting at the defense table, handcuffed. You’re waiting for the jury to read their verdict, the verdict that decides your future.  The evidence has stacked up against you in court; even you think you’re guilty. The law that you’re being …

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Federal Confidential Informants – Paid Snitches!

Most federal confidential informants are registered with a federal agency. With the help of these informants it becomes possible for agents and prosecutors to understand the many parts that constitute large conspiracies and attempt to dismantle them. Many informants work for the federal government in order to avoid charges for their own heinous crimes or …

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Search Warrant – When the Feds Come Knocking at Your Door

Search warrant – Call (855) 505-5588 When someone comes knocking at your door, flashes a badge and demands to be let in so they can comb through your life and belongings, you’re bound to have a few questions as to what they can take and whether there is anything you should do in that situation. …

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Federal Convictions Based On Willful Blindness

Willful Blindness is a theory of liability in the federal criminal justice system that just doesn’t seem fair.  The doctrine of willful blindness helps prosecutors convict defendants who deliberately shield themselves from clear evidence of critical facts that are strongly suggested by the circumstances.  If a defendant who behaves in this manner, they are just …

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