Top New Hope, AL Bank Fraud Lawyers Near You

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  • Wilmer & Lee, P.A.

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Athens Office | Serving New Hope, AL

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Athens Office | Serving New Hope, AL

  • Wilmer & Lee, P.A.

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

  • Dentons Sirote

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

  • Maynard Cooper & Gale

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

    Bank Fraud Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving New Hope, AL

New Hope Bank Fraud Information

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The Average Total Federal Prison Sentence for Bank Fraud in Alabama

25.42 months*

* based on 2019 Individual Offenders - Federal Court sentencing in Alabama federal courts. See Sentencing Data Information for complete details.

Have You Been Charged With Embezzling or Defrauding a Bank?

Embezzlement relates to the deceitful disclosure of assets for illegal conversion of funds. Frequently, embezzlement involves employee theft from a financial institution. Bank fraud is fraudulent activity by a banking institution for the purpose of profiting by the deceit. An example is a bank manager who issues false letter of credit so that he or she can induce others to lend money or extend credit.

Bank Fraud and Embezzle Legal Help

Bank fraud and embezzlement are federal crimes and can result in harsh prison terms. Talk to a New Hope attorney to learn how you can protect your legal rights and prepare your defense to the charges.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit – A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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