Top Newport News, VA Federal Criminal Law Lawyers Near You

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

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    Westendorf & Khalaf, PLLC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Dawson PLC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Zoby, Broccoletti & Normile P.C.

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • O'Hagan Meyer, PLLC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Singer Davis, LLC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Wolcott Rivers Gates

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, PC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Williams Mullen

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Sacks & Sacks, PC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Williams Mullen

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Dorsk Law Office, PLC

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • The Moody Law Firm, Inc.

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • McGuireWoods LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

  • Vandeventer Black LLP

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

    Federal Criminal Law Lawyers | Serving Newport News, VA

Newport News Federal Criminal Law Information

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Lead Counsel independently verifies Federal Criminal Law attorneys in Newport News by conferring with Virginia bar associations and conducting annual reviews to confirm that an attorney practices in their advertised practice areas and possesses a valid bar license for the appropriate jurisdictions.

Find a Newport News Federal Criminal Law Attorney in your area

Are You Facing Federal Criminal Charges?

A federal criminal conviction can mean severe fines and federal prison time, depending on the crime in question. If you are being investigated or have been charged with a federal criminal offense, you will want to retain a skilled Newport News federal criminal law lawyer.

Different Types of Federal Criminal Law Charges

Federal crimes are any acts considered illegal by a federal law and are prosecuted under federal law, not state law. Breaking any law is not good, but breaking a federal law could lead you to stiffer penalties and incarceration.

A federal criminal law attorney can help you build your defense, no matter that severity of the charge. Federal crimes include tax evasion, bank robbery, counterfeiting, kidnapping and many other crimes.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

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.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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