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Mar 31, 2018

Portland Federal Criminal Lawyers

Federal laws are laws that come, at their core, from the Constitution. Violating federal laws can result in a trial in federal court and may result in prison time in a federal prison. Some federal laws involving trafficking items or people across state lines – for example, utilizing the mail to deliver a threat, shipping stolen goods over a state line, or taking a kidnapped person across a state line. In these cases, what might have originated as a lesser state crime elevates to a federal crime because of the interstate element of the crime. Most aviation and railroad law is also federal. Another day to day aspect of federal law is found in the use of trademarks, copyrights, and patents; these are protected at the federal/national level, and violation of them is a federal crime.

There are over 4,000 federal criminal statutes. If you find yourself accused of one, you want to make sure you hire experienced and trusted attorneys. Attorneys who practice regularly in federal court (v. state court) are comfortable with the venue. They are familiar with the procedural rules of a federal case and the high level legal thinking required in federal court. Many practice very specialized types of litigation (e.g., copyright infringement) and their expertise will assist you in putting on your best case before the judge and jury. Federal court practice requires significant resources and familiarity with items such as pre-trial motions. Ensure that you are using a trusted and tried attorney when defending yourself at the federal level.

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Manhattan

85 Broad Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone

888-977-6335

Queens

35-37 36th St,
Astoria, NY 11106

Phone

888-977-6335

Brooklyn

195 Montague St.
14th Floor,
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone

888-977-6335