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Why Should You Try to Prove “No Intent” in a False Claims Act Investigation or Other Federal Criminal Case?

In federal cases involving allegations of health care fraud and various other white-collar offenses, the difference between facing criminal charges and civil charges (or no charges at all) is often the element of criminal “intent.” If you are being targeted under a statute such as the False Claims Act that...

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How Can You Convince the Federal Government that You Did Not Have Criminal “Intent”?

Whether you are currently the subject of a federal investigation or you have been indicted on federal criminal charges, a key component of your defense strategy is likely to focus on challenging the government’s evidence of criminal “intent.” If you are under investigation, you want to keep the investigation civil...

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Federal Criminal Defense

Oberheiden, P.C. services clients across the nation focusing exclusively on federal defense. If you are under investigation or facing charges for a federal crime, our former Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors can help. Call (214) 692-2171 now. Facing a federal investigation or federal charges is an extremely serious matter that...

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How to Choose the Right Lawyer to Defend against a DEA Case

Would You Use a Dentist to Operate on Your Spine? Just like you would not necessarily choose a dentist to operate on your spine (or a real estate attorney to handle child custody issues in a contested divorce), you should also not consider just any attorney when aggressive DEA and...

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Federal Tax Fraud Defense Attorneys

  Do You Have Tax Problems? Federal Tax Fraud Defense Lawyers are Dedicated to helping with Tax Problems Do you have problems with your tax reporting? Did you find out that you are under investigation? Did IRS agents come to your house or place of business? Did you receive a...

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Federal Theft Defense Attorneys

  Are You Charged with Federal Theft? You need an Experienced Defense Attorney to Fight for You Are you under investigation? Were you recently arrested? Are friends, family members or people that you care about accused of a federal theft offense? Is the government accusing you of being part of...

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What Is Criminal Intent?

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. Criminal Defense Attorney Direct: (214) 692-2171 Relevance. The mental state of a defendant at the time of the accused crime is a centerpiece in determining whether and how to punish a defendant. Motive. An important distinction lies between motive and intent. A person’s motive to commit...

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Does the Government Have to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence?

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. Criminal Defense Attorney Direct: (214) 692-2171 The U.S. Constitution. Government disclosure of material, exculpatory, and impeachment evidence is a pertinent element of a fair trial and, as such, a constitutional guarantee. Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87 (1963).  Evidence helpful to the defendant must be...

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5 Important Defenses in Criminal Cases

The attorneys at Oberheiden, P.C., PLLC have the skill, knowledge, and experience to assist you in successfully defending your case. When it comes to defending clients, our attorneys approach each case with maximum dedication and determination and with the objective to get each and every client the absolute best outcome...

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