Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer in San Antonio

A federal crime is an action which is illegal according to federal statutes. It may also include offenses committed on or against federal property. Some common examples of federal crimes include:

  • Mail Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Federal Property Crimes
  • Counterfeiting
  • Money Laundering
  • Possession and/or distribution of child pornography
  • Certain Theft Crimes
  • Drug Crimes (Possession & Conspiracy)
  • Certain White Collar Crimes

If you or someone you know is currently facing charges involving a federal offense, or if you have been contacted by a federal agency regarding a crime, you need to work with a defense attorney immediately.

Defending Federal Crimes in Central Texas

Defending individuals accused of committing a federal crime requires require specific knowledge of and experience with federal court proceedings, rules and procedures. This area of defense practice is different from the practice of law in state court. You may face investigation by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration), AFT, Secret Service, and other federal investigative agencies. These organizations have more resources and funding than local agencies and therefore may conduct far more extensive investigations and may build evidence against you for a period of months or even years in some cases with or without your knowledge.

Tylden Shaeffer is experienced in both State and Federal Court and can meet to discuss your federal charges during a free initial consultation. By contacting the office, you can find out what you are up against and discover your options for defense. You can ask a concerned professional any questions you have on your mind and can have your concerns addressed so that you are able to make an informed decision regarding your legal representation. San Antonio federal defense attorney Tylden Shaeffer works to provide this to each and every one of his clients.