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Are all federal crimes felonies

By Spodek Law Group | March 7, 2023

Defend Yourself Against Federal Misdemeanors and Felonies with Spodek Law Group

As a law firm with nationwide operations, Spodek Law Group has a deep understanding of the law, and our team of experienced attorneys is here to help you build a legal strategy to defend yourself against federal misdemeanor or felony charges.

Federal Felonies: What You Need to Know

If you’re facing federal felony charges, it’s crucial to understand the severity of the potential penalties. Federal felonies are separated into five different groups based on their seriousness, with a Class A felony carrying the harshest penalty of life imprisonment or even death.

At Spodek Law Group, we understand the emotional impact a federal felony conviction can have on your life. It’s not just about the possibility of being sent to prison for more than a year, but also the collateral consequences that can come with a conviction, such as losing the right to serve on a federal jury or hold federal office.

Here are some examples of federal felonies and their potential penalties:

Classification Description Potential Penalty
Class A felony Killing someone with premeditation or malice aforethought, while committing a felony, or as part of a pattern of assault Life imprisonment or death
Class B felony Kidnapping and holding someone for ransom 25 years or more of imprisonment
Class C felony Transporting, producing, selling, or receiving child pornography 10 to 24 years of imprisonment
Class D felony Manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing a controlled substance 5 to 9 years of imprisonment
Class E felony Unlawful transport of a person across state lines or country borders for reward More than 1 year to 4 years of imprisonment

Federal Misdemeanors: What You Need to Know

Federal misdemeanors are considered less serious than felonies, but they can still have significant consequences. A conviction can lead to incarceration for up to one year and result in the loss of certain rights and privileges.

At Spodek Law Group, we understand that even a misdemeanor conviction can be life-changing. That’s why our team of skilled attorneys is here to help you build a defense against federal misdemeanor charges and minimize the impact on your life.

Here are some examples of federal misdemeanors and their potential penalties:

Classification Description Potential Penalty
Class A misdemeanor Assaulting, resisting, impeding, intimidating, or interfering with a United States officer or employee Incarceration for 6 months to 1 year
Class B misdemeanor Having a small amount of a controlled substance Incarceration for 30 days to 5 months
Class C misdemeanor Willfully failing to file a tax return or pay taxes Incarceration for 5 to 29 days
Class C misdemeanor Intimidating a person to influence how they vote in a federal election Incarceration for up to 1 year
Class C misdemeanor Counterfeiting military discharge papers Incarceration for up to 1 year

Collateral Consequences of a Federal Conviction

A federal conviction can have collateral consequences beyond the penalties imposed by the statute itself. These consequences can include the loss of rights, benefits, and privileges that can significantly impact your life.

At Spodek Law Group, we understand the long-term consequences that a federal conviction can have on your life. Our experienced attorneys will work tirelessly to build a defense strategy that helps you avoid a conviction or minimize its impact.

Here are some examples of collateral consequences of a federal conviction:

The Loss of the Right to Serve on a Federal Jury

If you’ve been convicted of a crime that carries a penalty of one year or more in prison, you may lose the right to serve on a federal jury.

The Loss of the Right to Hold Federal Office

A federal conviction can make you ineligible for a federal office appointment or federal employment.

The Loss of Federal Benefits

Persons convicted of drug trafficking or possession may be ineligible for federal benefits for a certain number of years.

The Risk of Deportation

A conviction for a crime involving moral turpitude can cause a person to be inadmissible to or removed from the U.S.

The Loss of Gun Privileges

If you’re convicted of an offense carrying a prison term of more than one year, you can lose your firearm rights.

Choose Spodek Law Group for Your Federal Criminal Defense Needs

At Spodek Law Group, we have a deep understanding of federal criminal law and a wealth of experience defending clients against federal misdemeanor and felony charges. Our skilled attorneys will work tirelessly to build a defense strategy that helps you avoid a conviction or minimize its impact on your life.

If you need legal representation for a federal criminal defense case, contact Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek today. Our team is here to help you every step of the way.

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