Federal Defense

Federal Defense

The United States Attorney’s Office represents the United States federal government and is the chief prosecutor for the United States in criminal cases. The United States Attorney’s Office is branch of the United States Department of Justice.

The crimes most frequently prosecuted by the federal government include drug trafficking, gun offenses, organized crime, financial crimes, large scale frauds and tax related offenses. The federal government’s jurisdiction to prosecute crimes extends throughout the United States irrespective of State lines and boundaries. As such, crimes which are prosecuted by the federal government commonly involve criminal acts which may cross over various State lines.

The United States Attorney’s Office generally utilizes the services of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and United States Marshals in conducting criminal investigations.

The United States Department of Justice prides itself on a high conviction rate. In 2010, the United States Attorney’s Offices throughout the country had an estimated conviction rate of 93%.It is imperative that if you or a loved are in jeopardy of being investigated or charged by the federal government that you seek the services of Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Joel Silberman immediately.

Our Federal Government has developed extensive strategies aimed at reducing gun violence across the country.

In New Jersey our six major urban centers contain less than 12 percent of the state’s population but historically have accounted for more than 47 percent of the state’s violent crime.

New Jersey has extremely harsh state laws which complement the federal laws that aim to combat firearms. Law enforcement’s tactics in investigating and prosecuting gun offenses include crime gun tracing, investigation based on database information and local incident reports, and establishing working relationships among local police departments, county prosecutor’s offices, probation and parole officers, community leaders and federal agencies to support vigorous enforcement of the firearms laws.

It is imperative that you contact the Law Offices of Joel Silberman if you are being investigated for or been charged with Federal Gun related offenses. Often the Government’s seizure of weapons involves search warrants and warrantless searches. The Law Offices of Joel Silberman prides itself on examining the legality of every such and pursing the appropriate motions to suppress.