As readers of this blog are well aware, last week we discussed advanced fee schemes, including how they are carried out and how they can spell trouble for those accused of carrying them out. The Internet has changed our world, and the law is trying to keep up. This means that many times individuals either find themselves accused of something they had no idea was a crime, or they are accused of committing a crime when they are innocent. In either case, you might find it comforting to obtain the assistance of a defense attorney skilled at handling federal cases.
A competent attorney can bring a lot to the table. First, he or she can help you understand the charges you face. Second, a lawyer can present you with defense options to fight those charges. Then, once you have all the information you need, you can make legal decisions that you believe will best protect you. An attorney can certainly advise you, but the decisions are ultimately left to you. Third, an attorney can represent you at negotiations and hearings. By doing this, a lawyer can ensure that deadlines are met, your side of the story is clearly communicated to the court and prosecutors, and your legal rights are protected to the fullest extent possible.
When it comes to Internet crimes, it is also helpful to have an attorney who is knowledgeable about Internet scams and how technology can lead to legal issues. The Law Office of Thomas A Johnson is experienced in this area, and stands ready to help those who suddenly find themselves confronted with very serious criminal allegations.
Finding against an aggressive prosecution can seem daunting. You may not even know where to start. And failing to get your defense off on the right foot can be disastrous for your future. Therefore, if you are under investigation or are facing criminal charges, then you may want to think about finding a defense attorney who will fight for you until the matter comes to a resolution.