If law enforcement or another government agency arrested you, or if a United States Attorney indicted you for a federal crime in Tampa, FL, the criminal defense attorneys from Goldman Wetzel are here for you. Reach out to us today about your case. We like to work hard early in these cases, helping the prosecutor see things from our client’s point of view and avoiding indictments when possible.
When local law enforcement or representatives from a government agency accuse you of a federal infraction or violating a federal crime, thinking about what could happen is scary. Our team is here for you, ready to take on your case. Call us today at 727-828-3900 to learn more about how we can help.
Let the Goldman Wetzel Attorneys Protect Your Rights and Build a Strong Defense for Your Federal Case
Any time the criminal defense lawyers from Goldman Wetzel take on a federal crimes case, both principals work together. This sets Goldman Wetzel apart from many other firms — you get two attorneys for the price of one. When you hire one of them, you get both.
By working together on your case, our attorneys can offer both compassionate support and guidance as well as aggressive legal representation. We can address your concerns and build a solid defense in your case. Our varied backgrounds also ensure a well-rounded approach. Summer Goldman came to the firm following a stint working in the prosecutor’s office while Maribeth Wetzel is a career defense attorney.
We believe the best way to approach any criminal case is to get to work on it as early as possible and try to prevent them from ever indicting our clients. We encourage you to give us a call as soon as you suspect trouble. Call us when:
- You get arrested for a federal crime
- Law enforcement wants to talk to you about a federal crime
- You are a person of interest or a suspect in a federal crime
- There is a warrant out for your arrest for a federal crime
- A United States Attorney indicts you for a federal crime
When you reach out to our team and trust us with your case, we will go to work immediately to try to get the prosecutor to see your case from your point of view. Depending on when you called us and the circumstances of your case, we may be able to prevent you from facing charges or win another favorable outcome including:
- Getting the charges against you dropped
- Winning an acquittal in court
- Reducing the nature and severity of the charges against you
- Negotiating a plea deal
- Receiving a reduced or probated sentence
Let our team go to work for you today. Call us at 727-828-3900 to get started.
Goldman Wetzel Handles Federal Crimes in the Middle District of Florida
Any violation of federal law could lead to charges in the Middle District of Florida and a court date with a Federal Judge. If a federal agency is investigating you, they could turn the evidence they collect over to a United States Attorney for an indictment. The attorneys from Goldman Wetzel can take on any federal infraction, from mundane to serious. Some examples of offenses charged as federal crimes may include:
- Money laundering
- Other white-collar crimes
- Drug trafficking and interstate transport
- Identity theft, credit card theft, and fraud
- Organized crimes and RICO
- Hate crimes
- Gun crimes
- Computer fraud
- Immigration crimes
- Art theft
- Public corruption
- Intellectual property right violations
No matter the accusations you face, the team from Goldman Wetzel’s Tampa office is standing by to help. We will go to work immediately to address your concerns, protect your rights, and fight for the most favorable outcome possible based on the facts of your
case. Let us get started developing the aggressive defense strategy you need today.
Understanding the Potential Consequences of a Tampa, FL, Federal Crime Conviction
When you reach out to Goldman Wetzel about your case, we can help you understand the penalties you could face if convicted of a federal crime. Because of the wide range of infractions covered by federal law, this could range from paying a fine to spending years behind bars in federal prison.
The Federal Judge who handles your case will have a lot of discretion when it comes to sentencing, but they also have special guidelines they must consider. While federal Sentencing Guidelines are advisory, mandatory minimum sentencing laws and maximum penalties as allowed by law are not.
In many cases, a Federal Judge will use the Sentencing Guidelines, since these guidelines consider:
- The nature and severity of the offense; and
- The offender’s prior convictions
Once they have a general idea of the sentence you may receive, they can make discretionary changes based on the facts of your specific case. If you face accusations of a serious federal crime that may call for time behind bars, it is important to note that this will likely be in a federal detention facility.
Our team understands how scary it can be knowing you could face significant penalties if convicted of a federal crime. We can help you know what to expect, provide the caring support you need, and fight to prevent the most serious consequences when possible.
Talk to a Federal Crimes Lawyer in Tampa, FL
If you face allegations of committing a federal crime, the Goldman Wetzel attorneys can provide the aggressive representation you need. Let us review your case today. We can answer your questions and offer support to you and your family, in addition to building a strong defense on your behalf.
Both of our principal attorneys work on every case we handle. When you hire one of us, you get both of us. Call us today at 727-828-3900 to learn more about how we can help you fight a federal crimes accusation in Tampa, FL.