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When the federal government gets involved in an investigation, the playing field is far different from that found in South Carolina state courts. The federal government has substantial resources at its disposal to investigate and prosecute federal crimes. The government often spends months gathering evidence during its investigation to build its case prior to seeking an indictment. Federal cases also differ from state cases in that federal sentencing guidelines and mandatory minimums give prosecutors significant leverage. Hiring a lawyer as soon as you know you are under investigation or are charged in an indictment can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case.
The rules, procedures, and guidelines that apply in federal court are different than state court and can take years to fully appreciate. As you can see here, the federal sentencing guidelines are complicated. Additionally, cases move quickly in federal court and often deal with voluminous discovery. We not only draw on our experience, but also our team approach to provide strategic criminal defense representation in federal court. Our team is committed to telling clients what they need to know at every stage of the proceeding. We have represented clients in various federal criminal cases including white collar crimes (such as wire fraud), RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), drug offenses, and firearm offenses. Federal charges are extremely serious. If you are being investigated or have been charged by the federal government, you need to act quickly. Call our experienced federal criminal defense lawyers at (864) 271-3535.