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In New Jersey, drug offenses are a serious matter. Under federal and state law, any drug charge can crossover to federal jurisdiction, if the federal prosecutors decide to take action in the case. Accordingly, if you have been arrested on a drug charge, you may be facing state and federal prosecution. If you or a loved one is facing a federal drug charge, it is essential to retain an experienced New Jersey Federal Drug Charges Lawyer from Team Law today. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Federal drug charges are significantly more severe than drug and narcotics crimes prosecuted at the state level. In federal court, the defendant will most likely face time in prison, while at the state level in New Jersey, there are several options, particularly for first-time offenders. This may include the option to enter a diversionary program instead of serving a jail term or perhaps avoid a conviction altogether.
A federal conviction for a drug crime means you face a mandatory ten-year minimum prison sentence. In the most severe cases, you may face life in prison. And the federal government has the capability to seize your assets and freeze your bank accounts.
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At Team Law, we have experience in defending drug charges at the state and federal levels. Our attorneys have the skills and resources to provide strong representation in your federal drug case. We understand the severity of the situation and are here to guide you through this process and mount an aggressive and tactical defense. We provide high-caliber legal representation to each and every client. Contact Team Law to schedule a free and confidential consultation.
Any drug charge in New Jersey may rise to a federal crime and become prosecuted in federal court. Here, a lot more is at stake for the defendant. Practically, only a small percentage of drug crimes elevates to federal drug charges. Accordingly, the federal government may become interested in a drug crime based on the following:
Our team of lawyers will guide you through your case from its inception. We start applying our defense tactics and legal strategy during the initial phases of your case, in order to secure the best result possible. Accordingly, we will take the following actions as your lawyer:
If you or a loved one is facing a federal drug charge, it is essential to retain an experienced and skilled New Jersey Federal Drug Charges Lawyer. At Team Law, our lawyers are ready to handle all aspects of your federal case and guide you through the legal process. We will provide strong and aggressive representation in order to achieve the best result possible. Contact Team Law for a free and confidential consultation.
If convicted on federal drug charges, federal courts have various sentencing options at their disposal. In these circumstances, federal sentencing guidelines are only advisory, meaning that the judge has the discretion to depart from the guidelines if he or she has good reason. The potential for prison time in federal cases is significant. Meanwhile, the federal prosecutors have significantly more resources than state level prosecutors. For these reasons and others, it is important to retain a federal drug charge lawyer with the experience, resources and tactical approach necessary to craft a strong argument on your behalf. As such, the judge will more be likely to depart from the guidelines and impose a lesser sentence.
Immediately. In the event of a federal drug charge, our experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys will help you from the moment you learn that you are being investigated. If federal law enforcement officials attempt to ask you any questions, whether formally or informally, immediately make a request to speak to your attorney. There may be some confusion surrounding your federal drug charge, especially at the beginning, and any statement you make can incriminate you unexpectedly. Contact Team Law to learn more during a free and confidential discussion.
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