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Federal Cases in the Chicago Area

A federal charge can be very intimidating as the federal government has virtually unlimited resources and funds and will often work for years investigating and building its case. It you find out that you are being investigated for a federal offense, it is probable that you will be charged and it is crucial that you gain the help of a Chicago criminal defense attorney. Usually by the time you find out that an investigation is in progress, there is already a substantial case built against you. An experienced federal case attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will protect your rights. The legal team from the firm is determined to aggressively defend those facing federal charges, and has extensive experience with fighting in federal court.

Charged with a federal offense?

Usually the federal government focuses on cybercrime, white collar crime, bank robbery, conspiracy, federal conterfeit and major drug crime, however even a minor misdemeanor while on federal property such as a national park or federal building could result in a federal charge. Whether you are the focus of the investigation or another individual is the person of interest, it is very important to seek counsel immediately. In many cases effective action can be taken by an experienced federal case defense attorney from the firm to avoid a charge being filed. If a federal agent attempts to interview you, it is advisable to retain a Chicago criminal defense lawyer from the firm beforehand, even though you feel completely innocent of any wrong-doing. Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution you have the right to consult an attorney before answering any questions.

Of course if charges have not yet been filed, the attorney focus would be on avoiding having any charge filed at all. If charges have been filed then our focus would go to developing a winning defense strategy. Contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege for a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight aggressively for you.

Contact a Chicago criminal attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege who will fight aggressively to defend clients in federal court.

405 N. Wabash Ave., Suite P2C, Chicago, IL 60611
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Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege - Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 53 West Jackson Blvd., #1515 Chicago, IL 60604. View Map
Phone: (312) 626-2400