Federal Law Attorneys
Federal criminal trials usually take longer to reach a resolution than similar trials on a State level. To successfully defend against federal criminal charges, you need a lawyer capable of devoting time and resources to a lengthy trial. The partners at McDonald & Rogers are accomplished, qualified criminal defense attorneys. Through years of experience in federal court, they have gained familiarity with and knowledge of the procedures and personnel unique to that venue. The attorneys at McDonald & Rogers provide each client’s case with individual, personalized attention. Their high standards of integrity and ability are evidenced by their “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer accolade a law firm can receive.
Federal crimes are those actions that violate federal laws. These crimes are tried in federal court, the rules and procedures for which differ significantly from State court. If you are charged with one of these offenses, you need the counsel of serious criminal lawyers who are familiar with the procedures of federal court. The law firm of McDonald & Rogers, LLC has over 30 years’ experience as criminal defense lawyers on both the State and federal level.
A federal crime is one that involves:
- federal officers or occurs on federal land;
- criminals or criminal activities that cross state lines; or
- violations of customs or immigration regulations.
Federal crimes usually are of a more serious nature than State crimes and carry harsher penalties; some require a mandatory prison term of as much as five or ten years. Federal crimes can range from non-violent to deadly and generally encompass any unlawful activity that has a national or federal impact.
Examples of Federal Crimes
- Airplane hijacking
- Art theft
- Bank robbery
- Crimes against children
- Cyber crimes
- Destroying or damaging public mailboxes
- Federal civil rights violations
- Immigration offenses
- Organized crime
- Tax evasion
A successful defense against a serious federal charge requires the attention of qualified attorneys with a proven track record in federal court. Contact the attorneys at the Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey law offices of McDonald & Rogers for expert counsel in mounting a strategic defense against your federal criminal charges. Located near Bernardsville, NJ, the attorneys at the law firm of McDonald and Rogers, LLC stand ready to defend you.