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Has a federal investigation opened against you?

Few people suspect that they will face serious criminal charges at some point in their lives. Often this type of predicament arises after a person has found themselves in a difficult situation and made questionable decisions or in the wrong place at the wrong time. Though you may have always felt like an upstanding individual, you could still end up facing federal charges due to unfortunate circumstances.

How to know if your Fourth Amendment rights are violated

Let's say you're sitting at home one evening and there's a knock at your door. You look out the window and notice several people who appear to be uniformed police officers standing on your front porch. You open the door part way and greet them. They ask if you mind if they come inside and take a look around. You immediately feel nervous and worried as to what their motive might be for wanting to search your home.

2 types of real estate fraud that could leave you facing charges

At some point in your life, someone may have accusingly called you or someone you know a fraud. While such an insult may have had little impact on your life due to the lack of seriousness in the accusation, you could face serious legal trouble if authorities level criminal charges for fraudulent activity against you. Allegations of fraud can have substantial effects if a conviction comes about as a result of legal proceedings.

What's the best defense option in your situation?

Federal prosecutors tend to be quite aggressive in their questions when seeking conviction where drug possession and/or distribution and conspiracy charges are concerned. If you were arrested and charged with a federal crime in Kansas, you probably worried about your freedom from the start. Will you be convicted? Will you go to prison? Will you lose your job? What will your family do without you? It's understandable to feel frightened and nervous when facing drug-related charges in court.

Drug charges and financial aid

As your high school years drew to an end, you probably grew exciting thinking about what college might bring. Certainly, you thought about your courses and career possibilities, but among the enticements of college life are the freedom, making new friends and having fun away from the supervision of your parents.

Can knowledge of a crime leave you facing conspiracy charges?

When an individual faces federal charges, a conviction for those charges could lead to serious consequences. The specific allegations brought against you could affect the outcomes, but as with any criminal charge, you undoubtedly want to determine what defense options you have for addressing the legal predicament. You may even want to find out whether the charges brought against you suit the circumstances.

Carl E. Cornwell Attorney At Law
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Olathe, KS 66061

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