Federal law offenses are prosecuted in the United States District
Court all over the United States. They are offenses, which are
violation of the FEDERAL LAWS, NOT STATE LAWS. The offenses range from
large drug crimes weapons offenses, illegal entry, computer crimes
and white-collar crimes.
The penalties for most federal offenses do not provide for
probation and are determined by Federal Sentencing Guidelines for each
Additionally, the plea bargains in federal court do not
allow a prosecutor and defense lawyer to negotiate a specific
sentence as they can in State courts. Trial of Federal cases does
not provide the same advantages enjoyed by Defendants ins State courts.
The Defendant may be detained without bond for a number of reasons,
the jury selection process prohibits the defense lawyer from
interviewing individual jurors to determine their prejudices, and
the offenses chosen for prosecution are often the result of more
extensive and professional investigations.
Mr. Stark has represented criminal defendants in a wide range of
drug and other federal crimes in many jurisdictions in the United
States and is completely current on the strategies for trial and
negotiating plea bargains for federal offenses.
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