Peoria Federal Criminal Defense
Decisive Peoria IL Federal Criminal Lawyers Ready to Fight for Your Rights
Oberheiden, P.C. is a federal criminal and litigation defense firm that offers clients in Peoria, IL and surrounding communities vigorous and proven defense strategies to avoid, fight, and repeal federal charges. In light of the government’s increase of federal prosecutions for healthcare fraud, financial fraud, and drug trafficking, it is important to have trusted lawyers by your side that have the experience and the track record of defending clients in federal cases.
Are You Accused of a Federal Criminal Conspiracy?
Were you recently arrested on federal charges? Or did you receive a federal grand jury subpoena, or a target letter? Are you concerned that the government is investigating you or your business in Peoria, IL? Are you looking for federal criminal defense lawyers that can find out what your status is and what exactly the government wants from you? Our Peoria, IL federal criminal defense attorneys routinely help clients repeal federal offenses and criminal conspiracy charges, including:
- Federal Conspiracy
- Healthcare Fraud
- Financial Fraud
- Drug Trafficking
- Public Corruption
- Violent Crimes
- Internet Crimes
If you live in the Peoria, Springfield, Urbana or Rock Island area of Illinois, you need to know that the Washington D.C. headquarters of the Department of Justice recently instructed federal prosecutors in Illinois to use all available resources to increment and expand federal grand jury and criminal prosecutions and to seek the maximum allowable sentence for federal law violations. A wave of arrests and raids has taken place since and if you are a victim of this new federal enforcement approach, you need to take immediate action to protect your livelihood and to defend your future.
About Oberheiden, P.C.
Unlike other law firms, Oberheiden, P.C. does not practice state law in Illinois. We are former Department of Justice Trial Attorneys, former Assistant and Special Assistant United States Attorneys, former federal prosecutors, and federal litigators. We offer clients 100 years combined of federal litigation experience. Our federal criminal defense law experience is broad and unique:
- Former Department of Justice Trial Attorneys
- Former Assistant United States Attorneys
- Former Federal Healthcare Fraud Prosecutors
- Experience of More than 1,000 Federal Cases
- Dismissed Federal Indictments
- Avoided Criminal Charges in the Majority of Cases
- Handled More than 1,000 Grand Jury Subpoenas
- Unmatched Trial Record Exceeding 500 Criminal Trials
Oberheiden, P.C. is a federal defense law firm, featured by Illinois and national media for its expertise on federal law and constitutional law questions. Experienced federal defense attorneys have teamed up with former federal prosecutors to offer our clients in Peoria, IL significant government and litigation experience. Your case is too important to us, so you will not be represented or delegated to junior lawyers and paralegals. If you become our client in Peoria, IL, you will have immediate and direct access to former DOJ prosecutors and top-notch litigators.
Important Information About Federal Cases in Peoria, Illinois
Call our experienced Peoria, IL federal criminal defense attorneys today (including on weekends) if you are involved in a federal case or investigation from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Peoria, Springfield, Urbana or Rock Island, Illinois. The more time you allow the government, the harder it becomes to intervene and defend.
Call your Peoria federal criminal defense lawyers now to get a free and confidential case assessment, including on weekends. If you are in a situation of concern or investigation, you should not hesitate to reach out to those attorneys that previously led and supervised federal investigations before representing clients like you at Oberheiden, P.C..
Clients Trust Oberheiden, P.C.
1. Federal Trial Lawyers
Federal litigation and federal criminal defense work in Peoria, IL are fundamentally different than practicing state law. In our opinion, it is inconsistent to handle a shoplifting case on Monday and to negotiate with the U.S. Secret Service federal currency offenses on Tuesday. Similarly, conducting a two-hour “trial” on a drunk driving case is not quite the same as leading a defense team in a complex healthcare fraud conspiracy or racketeering operations. Those looking for a Peoria criminal defense attorney to defend against federal offenses or potential charges should focus their interview questions on the following criteria:
- How Many Federal Investigations Have You Handled Before?
- What Percentage of Your Practice Is Dedicated to Federal Law?
- How Many Federal Criminal Trials Have You Handled Before?
It doesn’t help you to be your lawyer’s experiment. Too much is on the line in federal cases to make a wrong choice, to put your life into the wrong hands. Clients come to our Peoria federal criminal defense lawyers at Oberheiden, P.C. because they know that our answers to the above questions demonstrate our proven track record as a federal defense and trial firm. Federal cases are all we do. More so, we analyze every single case with the view of taking the case to trial, not to surrender in a plea agreement. Only this trial perspective—If I was the prosecutor, what would be my best argument in court? How would a jury look at the evidence if we go to court?— allows us to be effective advisors for our clients. Over the decades, we have honed this trial evaluation performance almost to a mastery science. In our opinion, this critical—federal— case assessment resulting in reliable advice is one of the key features of Oberheiden, P.C..
2. Our Federal Criminal Defense Results
With experience come results. Just like a doctor’s surgery performance improves over the years and just like practice makes perfect in real life, our focus on federal criminal defense work in Peoria has allowed us to build a case outcome track record for federal investigations that is (if at all) hard to beat. The following list represents some of the most commonly charged federal offenses in the Peoria area.
- Federal Drug Conspiracies
- Controlled Substances Act
- Bank Fraud and Embezzlement
- Commodities Fraud
- Computer Fraud
- Consumer Fraud
- Corporate Fraud
- Federal Procurement Fraud
- Federal Program Fraud
- Healthcare Fraud
- Insurance Fraud
- Investment Fraud
- Securities Fraud
- Tax Fraud
- Intellectual Property Violations
- Identity Theft
- Aggravated Identity Theft
- Mortgage Fraud
- Other Federal Fraud
- Theft of Government Property
- Customs Violations
- Environmental Offenses
- Money Laundering-Narcotics
- Regulatory Offenses
- Corruption & Bribery
- Terrorism Charges
- Internet Crimes
We have suppressed and avoided criminal charges in a plethora of cases, we have turned criminal investigations into civil fines, and we have obtained results in federal hearings and federal litigation matters so favorable to our clients that even we did not expect them. For example, we have dismissed indictments, we have obtained acquittals in federal trials, and we have saved many good people from being incarcerated.
3. Our Team
Oberheiden, P.C. does not use associates, paralegals, or legal secretaries. We will not delegate your case to an associate and you will immediately get our private and mobile numbers so that you can contact us whenever you have a pressing question. But, see for yourself:
“It is very clear to me that Nick Oberheiden has a deep understanding of health law issues. [He] has been instrumental in managing and resolving many difficult legal matters [and] is always relentlessly focused on the critical issues that matter most. Nick is very dedicated and . . . displays a high degree of professionalism. I would not hesitate in recommending Nick for the most important of legal matters.” – Satisfied Client
“I hired Nick Oberheiden and Oberheiden, P.C. to defend me in a criminal healthcare matter. From the first moment I met with Nick[,] my wife and I knew that he [would provide] the help I need[ed]. And yes, Nick got me out of trouble. No charges. Case Dismissed.” – Satisfied Client
Contact Our Skilled Peoria, IL Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers Today
The federal criminal defense attorneys of Oberheiden, P.C. are now available to discuss your case. Find out how experienced prosecutors and defense attorneys in Peoria, IL assess your case and what recommendations they offer once they learn the facts of the case from you. Calls are free and confidential. Contact us today!