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ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT DEFENDING YOUR CASE

These answers are meant to provide general information regarding common questions asked to criminal defense lawyers. Every case must be analyzed individually. This information is not a substitute for consulting with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your case. This information is also not meant to give legal advice. It is meant solely for general informational purposes.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE IN FEDERAL COURT:

WHOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO RESOLVE MY CASE IF I AM CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE IN FEDERAL COURT?

WHAT ARE SOME OF MY IMPORTANT RIGHTS IN FEDERAL COURT? PROBATION?

I AM CHARGED WITH A DRUG OFFENSE IN FEDERAL COURT AND HAVE HEARD THAT THERE ARE SEVERE PENALTIES FOR DRUG CASES IN FEDERAL COURT, IS THAT TRUE?

I HAVE BEEN OFFERED A PLEA BARGAIN INSTEAD OF GOING TO TRIAL IN FEDERAL COURT. SHOULD I ACCEPT THE PLEA BARGAIN?

I HAVE TO MEET WITH A PROBATION OFFICER WHO WILL BE PREPARING MY PRESENTENCE REPORT, SHOULD MY LAWYER OFFER TO GO WITH ME TO THIS MEETING?

I EITHER LOST MY TRIAL OR PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT, BUT I AM NOT SATISFIED WITH THE OUTCOME. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO?

WILL I SERVE MY WHOLE SENTENCE IN A FEDERAL CASE?

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