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If you are charged with a federal crime, you may be up against the FBI, DEA, ATF, or Secret Service in addition to the U.S. Department of Justice. Federal investigators and prosecutors are highly professional and extremely well trained, with substantial resources at their disposal and the determination to make charges stick. Because the consequences of a conviction are so severe, it’s important to retain an experienced federal criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Tylden Shaeffer, Attorney at Law, P.C. is a board-certified criminal law specialist in San Antonio with 30 years of legal experience that includes time spent as a prosecutor. When you face a federal charge, you must have complete confidence in your representation. Take advantage of a free consultation to learn how I can help.
There are several reasons an offense in Texas might be charged as a federal crime:
Any of these circumstances allows federal authorities to claim jurisdiction and prosecute the defendant in federal court.
When a crime is tried in federal court, there are different rules of procedure, different substantive laws, and different court personnel. Your criminal defense attorney must be familiar with all of these crucial elements, so there is no substitute for experience in the federal courts of Central Texas.
Common examples of federal crimes that I regularly defend in my San Antonio practice include:
If you are currently facing federal charges or under investigation by a federal agency, contact me immediately to schedule a free consultation. I’ll let you know what you are up against and provide you with options for your defense.
A federal criminal investigation can place you in severe jeopardy. Your best chance at a favorable outcome comes from a proven federal crimes defense lawyer. To schedule a free consultation with Tylden Shaeffer, Attorney at Law, P.C., call (210) 227-1500 or contact my San Antonio office online today.