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How Do the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Work in Fraud Cases?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

  www.federal-lawyer.com 1-800-810-0259 Including Weekends What Are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines? The Federal Sentencing Guidelines is a set of sentencing recommendations for federal offenses that is published by the United States Sentencing Commission, an independent, bi-partisan agency within the U.S. Department of Justice.  Importantly, the Sentencing Guidelines are not mandatory, meaning that federal judges have…

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What Are the Sentences in Federal Cocaine Cases?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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By Dr. Nick Oberheiden (Criminal Defense Lawyer) Lynette S. Byrd (Former Federal Prosecutor) One of the most important questions when being accused of having violated federal drug statute, is to find out what the statutory sentences look like in a worst-case scenario of conviction. The attorneys of Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP have handled some of…

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How Can I Prepare for My Sentencing Hearing?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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The sentencing hearing marks the final stage of a criminal case. It is the very last chance for a defendant to reduce or avoid incarceration. That said, each defendant is well advised to carefully and strategically prepare for the sentencing hearing with a highly experienced attorney. An experienced criminal defense attorney may be able to…

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