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October 2015 Archives

Federal white collar crime defendants face aggressive prosecution

Being charged with committing a white collar crime such as embezzlement, insurance fraud and money laundering can be an extremely daunting experience. This is especially true if the charges come as a result of a federal investigation.

What are some possible defenses against burglary charges?

Being arrested for burglary could lead to a felony conviction that alters the course of your entire life. As such, it is very important that you understand exactly what constitutes a valid burglary charge. A burglary charge has three primary elements. First, that the suspect committed a break-in and entry without authority to do so. Second, the break-in occurred at an occupied structure or building. And third, the break-in was done with the intent to commit a criminal act.

Brothers facing federal charges for prescription drug sales

It is generally understood that being charged with drug crimes in California is a very serious matter. Defendants in drug cases could receive time in prison and hefty fines. But as steep as the penalties can be for those convicted of drug crimes on the state level, penalties for federal drug crimes can be significantly greater.

What are the possible consequences of a probation violation?

Often, individuals who are on probation are working hard to get their lives back on track. It is no secret that things can be much more difficult for those with a criminal record. After a conviction, just getting and keeping a decent job is a challenge. Therefore, if you are on probation, it is best to always meet with your probation officer as scheduled. It is also important to avoid violating any other conditions of your probation.

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