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March 21, 2024

Are You Facing Federal Criminal Charges in Utah? We Can Help.

If you‘re reading this, chances are you or a loved one are facing the daunting prospect of federal criminal charges in Utah. First and foremost, take a deep breath. We understand how overwhelming and frightening this situation can be. You likely have a million questions racing through your mind: What do these charges mean? What are the potential consequences? How can I possibly navigate the complex federal criminal justice system?The good news is, you don’t have to face this alone. At Spodek Law Group, we have decades of experience fiercely advocating for clients just like you who find themselves staring down federal charges. Our battle-tested federal criminal defense attorneys have seen it all when it comes to these high-stakes cases. We know the ins-and-outs of the federal court system and how to strategically fight for the best possible outcome, whether that means getting the charges dropped, negotiating a favorable plea deal, or taking the case to trial.So if you’re feeling lost, scared, or hopeless right now – know that you’ve come to the right placeOur team is here to be your guiding light through this dark and difficult time. We’ll leave no stone unturned in building the strongest possible defense on your behalf. With our skilled Utah federal criminal defense lawyers in your corner, you can breathe a little easier knowing you have a formidable ally fighting for your rights and your future.

Understanding Federal Criminal Charges

So what exactly does it mean to face federal criminal charges? In short, it means that you are being accused of violating federal law – i.e. a law passed by Congress. This is in contrast to state crimes, which involve violations of laws passed by state legislatures. Some common examples of federal crimes include:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Fraud (mail, wire, securities, etc.)
  • Child pornography
  • Human trafficking
  • Bank robbery
  • Tax evasion
  • Counterfeiting

Federal cases are investigated by federal law enforcement agencies like the FBI, DEA, or ICE, rather than by state or local police. They are also prosecuted by United States Attorneys in federal district courts, rather than by county prosecutors in state courts.In general, federal charges tend to be more serious than state charges, and carry stiffer potential penalties. If convicted of a federal crime, you could be facing years or even decades behind bars in federal prison, along with hefty fines and a permanent mark on your record. The stakes couldn’t be higher.But here’s the thing: An accusation is not a conviction. No matter how bleak things may seem right now, you still have the right to defend yourself and to hold the government to its burden of proof. And with a skilled federal defense attorney in your corner, you can significantly improve your chances of securing a positive outcome.

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Todd Spodek

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RALPH P. FRANCHO, JR

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JEREMY FEIGENBAUM

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ELIZABETH GARVEY

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CLAIRE BANKS

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RAJESH BARUA

Of-Counsel

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CHAD LEWIN

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