You Need A Strong Defense Lawyer For Federal Charges
Federal criminal charges are more serious than many state-level offenses. For one, they often carry mandatory minimum jail sentences, which means the judge doesn’t have the ability to soften a federal prison sentence. For another, the federal court system is different from the state system, and you need a lawyer who is well-versed at the federal level.
You will find a proven legal ally at the Law Office of Russ Hunt, Jr. Based in Georgetown, Texas, Russ has decades of experience representing the accused in federal cases throughout Central Texas. His status as a board-certified criminal law specialist through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization further reflects his dedication to providing clients with a strong, effective defense.
Read about some of Russ’s many proven results in tough criminal cases.
What Exactly Is A Federal Offense?
A federal criminal offense is a violation of a law enacted by Congress rather than state law. Federal charges encompass a wide range of categories, including:
- Drug offenses such as trafficking and conspiracy
- White collar crimes such as mail fraud, extortion, money laundering and racketeering
- Sex offenses and child pornography charges
- Sex trafficking, including prostitution
- Homicide and murder in various degrees
- Terrorism-related charges
Russ has handled all kinds of federal charges. He knows what the prosecution needs to prove in order to secure a conviction – and he knows how to challenge their evidence and arguments at every stage of the process.
How Federal Charges Are Different
In many ways, the federal court system is tougher to navigate than state courts. Federal investigators and prosecutors have significant resources at their disposal to pursue convictions. As a result, federal defense lawyers often face an uphill battle.
Attorney Russ Hunt knows what it takes to fight federal charges. You can entrust him with your freedom and future, knowing he has handled many serious federal cases and obtained many successful results.