Federal crime in the United States

Articles about Federal Crimes

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 federal crime, get in touch with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney like Vincent Rivera, who has been practicing law in Olathe, Kansas and Johnson County for years.

Most crimes committed in Kansas are prosecuted under state law in a Kansas 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.

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