Federal Criminal Defense

Federal Criminal Defense in Nevada

Criminal charges of any kind raise concerns about your future. When those charges escalate into an investigation conducted by a federal agency and, ultimately, an accusation of federal offense, you may panic. If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, you probably have numerous questions about the forthcoming government proceedings and your options for legal representation. If you or a loved one have been charged with a crime in this area, get in touch with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney like Benjamin Nadig, who has been practicing law in Las Vegas and Clark County for years. Most crimes committed in Nevada are prosecuted under state law in a Nevada state court. Criminal cases involving only federal laws, however, typically must be tried only in federal court by an assistant US Attorney. Some crimes can be prosecuted in a state or federal court, depending on the nature of the charge.As lawmakers pass ever-increasing amounts of federal legislation, the federal criminal justice system continues to impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of American citizens who have been charged and convicted under federal criminal laws.

Some of the new federal laws make conviction easier than ever before. For some federal crimes, prosecutors don’t even have to prove that the existence of criminal intent. This underlines the need for an aggressive federal criminal defense by an attorney who is knowledgeable in federal law cases.

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Hire a Federal Criminal Defense Attorney with Experience

Not all criminal defense lawyers practice in federal courts, so you will need to find a lawyer who does. There are many differences in the handling of a federal case that your lawyer must know to launch an effective federal criminal defense. If you’re facing federal charges in Las Vegas, Clark County, or anywhere else in Nevada, attorney Benjamin Nadig’s many years of experience successfully defending clients in the federal criminal court system are potentially at your disposal. He is just a phone call away.

Federal Offenses

Examples of the most common federal offenses include, but are not limited to:

  • Robbing a bank that has insured its deposits with a federal agency
  • Trafficking illegal drugs across international borders or state lines
  • Racketeering
  • Human Trafficking
  • Mail Fraud
  • Securities Fraud
  • Any crimes committed on federal property or Indian reservations
  • Tax Evasion
  • Possession of weapons banned by the National Firearms Act
  • Aircraft Hijacking
  • Kidnapping
  • Counterfeiting
  • Museum Art Theft
  • Damaging Public Mailboxes
  • Immigration Offenses
  • Assassination of someone holding public office

Investigation of Federal Crimes

The United States Federal Government has created a plethora of agencies that are authorized to investigate federal offenses, including:

  • ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms)
  • DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency)
  • FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)
  • IRS (Internal Revenue Service)
  • Secret Service

Prosecution of Federal Crimes

Federal crimes are usually prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the area where the crime occurred. In some matters, a United States Department of Justice prosecutor or an attorney with a federal agency specializing in the particular crime will participate in a federal prosecution.

Dedicated Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

Are you facing an allegation of a federal crime in Las Vegas, Clark County, or across the state of Nevada? Don’t know where to turn? You’ve come to the right place. Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Benjamin Nadig is a well-seasoned criminal defense attorney wholeheartedly committed to defending the rights of the accused. He possesses a long track record of successfully defending his clients against the most serious federal charges.

At the first hint that you are under investigation by a federal agency, give Ben a call and get him involved from the very start. Do not speak to federal agents or other authorities until you have obtained counsel. The sooner you bring the Law Offices of Benjamin Nadig on board, the sooner he can start his investigation and determine the best defense options for you. Ben is available around the clock and will step in to ensure that your rights are being upheld any hour of the day or night. Call 702-706-0076 now to schedule your free consultation and ensure that you have the best legal representation in Nevada.