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West Virginia Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Dr. Nick Oberheiden

Experienced West Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer with a Significant Track Record

If you are under investigation by federal agents or facing federal charges in West Virginia, there are a few things you need to know. First, in most cases, the penalties for federal crimes are severe. If you are charged with multiple counts of multiple criminal offenses, you could easily be facing decades in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Second, federal prosecutors are relentless. If there is enough evidence to issue an indictment, the prosecutors assigned to your case will aggressively pursue a conviction and maximum penalties at trial.

Third, your choice of legal representation matters. While there is no shortage of defense lawyers serving clients in West Virginia, not all of them have the same level of experience and very few limit their practice to representing clients in federal matters.

Experienced Defense Lawyer Focusing Exclusively on Federal Cases

Dr. Nick Oberheiden is a West Virginia federal criminal defense lawyer with extensive experience in providing effective representation in high-stakes federal cases. Representing clients in West Virginia and nationwide, his experience includes successfully fending off investigations involving the FBI, DEA, OIG, and IRS. He has also secured favorable verdicts on behalf of clients facing charges ranging from health care fraud and opioid fraud to money laundering and computer crimes. Call Dr. Oberheiden for a free consultation at 866-Hire-Nick.

Answers to FAQs: Defending Federal Charges and FBI, DEA, OIG, and IRS Investigations in West Virginia

Q: What Authorities Investigate Federal Charges in West Virginia?

While all federal agencies have jurisdiction to investigate federal charges in West Virginia, most investigations involve the FBI, DEA, OIG, and IRS. Depending on the nature of the allegations, one single agency may be involved or an investigation may involve multiple agencies and task forces – such as the Medicare Fraud Strike Force and the Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit. Federal investigations will also typically involve prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charleston, WV, or Wheeling, WV.

Q: Why Am I Under Investigation?

While some people have a pretty good idea of why they are being targeted by federal authorities (although you should never make assumptions about the nature of a federal investigation), many are surprised to learn that they are at risk for federal prosecution. Increasingly, federal agents and prosecutors in West Virginia are targeting individuals for crimes involving opioids, Medicare and Tricare abuse, and various forms of federal fraud.

Q: Am I Going to Go to Prison?

While prison time is certainly a possibility, Dr. Oberheiden will do everything possible to protect your freedom – no matter what the allegations are against you. Dr. Oberheiden has helped numerous clients avoid criminal prosecution, and as an aggressive West Virginia Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer he takes an approach focused on minimizing the risk of incarceration following trial.

Q: How Can I Hire Dr. Nick Oberheiden to Represent Me?

If you would like to hire Dr. Oberheiden for your federal case in West Virginia, the first step is to schedule a free initial consultation. During your consultation, you will meet with our established West Virginia federal criminal defense attorney, Dr. Oberheiden personally and he will explain everything you need to know in order to present a strategic defense.


This information has been prepared for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. This information may constitute attorney advertising in some jurisdictions. Reading of this information does not create an attorney-client relationship. Prior results cannot guarantee a similar future outcome in your case. Oberheiden, P.C. is a Texas firm with headquarters in Dallas. Mr. Oberheiden limits his practice to federal law.

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