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Kansas City Federal Criminal Attorneys

By Spodek Law Group | July 27, 2023
(Last Updated On: October 11, 2023)

Last Updated on: 11th October 2023, 04:31 pm

Getting charged with a federal crime can be an incredibly scary and overwhelming experience. The federal criminal justice system is complex, and the potential penalties for federal convictions are severe. That’s why having an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer on your side is absolutely crucial.This article provides an overview of federal criminal law in Kansas City, things to look for when hiring a federal criminal defense attorney, and tips on how to build the strongest legal defense.

Overview of Federal Crime in Kansas City

Kansas City straddles two states, Missouri and Kansas. This means federal crimes committed in the metro area may be tried in federal courts in both states. Some of the most common federal crimes charged in Kansas City include:

  • Drug crimes – Drug trafficking, distribution, manufacturing, etc. Both states have seen a major uptick in meth and opioid prosecutions.
  • White collar crimes – Wire fraud, mail fraud, tax evasion, embezzlement, money laundering. There are many major corporations and financial institutions located in KC.
  • Firearms offenses – Possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, selling firearms without a license.
  • Child pornography – Receiving, distributing, or producing child pornography.
  • Federal conspiracy charges – When multiple people collaborate to commit a federal crime. Very common charge.
  • Immigration violations – Illegal re-entry, marriage fraud, etc.
  • Cybercrimes – Hacking, identity theft, computer fraud.

The penalties for federal crimes are harsh. Even first-time offenders can face years in prison. The federal sentencing guidelines and mandatory minimums restrict judges’ ability to exercise discretion at sentencing. Prosecutors often stack charges to pressure defendants into pleading guilty.So having an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer is absolutely essential. Don’t go it alone.

Finding the Best Kansas City Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

There are many criminal defense firms operating in the Kansas City metro area. But not all lawyers have the same skills and experience with federal cases. Here are some tips on finding the best federal criminal defense lawyer for your case:

  • Look for a lawyer with extensive experience in federal courts. Ask specifically how many federal criminal jury trials they’ve handled. The federal system is very complex, so you want a battle-tested lawyer.
  • Find someone who previously worked as a federal prosecutor. This gives them inside knowledge on how the U.S. Attorney’s office operates. Extremely valuable for building a defense.
  • Make sure they have experience with your specific charges. There are many niche areas in federal law. An immigration or cybercrime specialist may be needed.
  • Consider a larger firm. They have more resources and manpower to take on complex federal cases. But make sure your lead attorney has federal experience.
  • Find out if they have experience negotiating federal plea bargains. Most federal cases end in a plea deal, so negotiating skills are vital. Ask about their success rate.
  • Be cautious of lawyers making unrealistic promises or guarantees. There are no sure things in federal criminal law. Trust your gut.
  • Compare costs. Rates can vary widely between firms and lawyers. Get fee estimates up front.

Doing your due diligence is important because the stakes are so high. Take time to research and find the best federal criminal defense lawyer you can.

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