Scottsdale Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
Licensed to Practice in Both State & Federal Courts
Any crime that violates a statute passed by the United States Constitution
is considered a federal offense. Likewise, any behavior in violation of
state or local authority is deemed a state crime. Historically, federal
crimes have tended to involve activities of national concern. More recently,
federal jurisdiction has expanded as the FBI plays a more active role
in prosecuting crimes that were once the exclusive domain of the state.
Oftentimes, a single crime can be prosecuted at both the state and federal level.
The most common federal crimes are related to:
According to the most recent accounts, the crimes listed above constitute
more than 80% of all federal charges. The most serious federal crimes
include murder, manslaughter, rape, and aggravated assault. Penalties
for federal charges are typically much harsher than crimes at state or
local levels. So it is essential that you work with a lawyer who is prepared
to help you fight your federal charges.
Discuss Your Federal Case in a Free Case Evaluation
At the Law Offices of Stephen L. Duncan, P.L.C., we have the knowledge
and experience to handle even the most difficult federal charges. Past
cases have taken us literally around the world in search of witnesses
and testimony pertinent to our defense. Our commitment to each client
is truly unparalleled. You won't find a more dedicated
criminal defense attorney anywhere in Scottsdale.
If you have been charged with a federal crime, don't wait. Discuss
your charges with us and let us explain your available options to you.
We're ready to put our decades of experience in both prosecution and
defense to work for your case.