The Do’s and Don’ts of Federal Pretrial
A couple of things can trigger the beginning of a federal criminal prosecution. We see in the news all the time that the Department of Justice investigates and charges federal crimes, but those are newsworthy cases. In normal cases, either a criminal complaint, indictment, or FBI raid is the first action that alerts somebody that they have just become a “defendant.”
The normal course of criminal justice is mundane and workaday. Papers get filed, and ordinary citizens get charged with committing federal crimes.
Whatever the situation, a brand new federal criminal case has been opened and a new defendant has been named. Now what?
In an informative video series, PCR Consultants discusses a few of the biggest pitfalls of federal investigations. Who to talk to. Who to avoid. What sort of lawyer is best? These and many other topics are covered.
Here’s the first in the series.
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