Iowa Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers
Federal Criminal Defense Law Firm Serving Clients in Iowa
Being accused of a federal offense is a serious matter which requires the professional legal assistance of an attorney who is licensed to practice in federal court and who is fully versed in federal law and legal procedure.
Most criminal issues in Iowa are dealt with in local state courts. However, the federal government has criminal statutes that deal with crimes occurring across state borders. Federal charges are tried in an Iowa federal criminal court, and your lawyer must be licensed to practice in that court.
A conviction could result in in time in federal prison and even minimum security federal prisons means their is a loss of your freedom.
Des Moines Federal Crime Lawyer
If you retain our Des Moines federal crimes attorneys, you will have the benefit of over six decades of combined experience. Our criminal defense lawyers thorough understanding of federal criminal laws and procedures that only comes from many years of defending clients facing federal offenses.
We serve clients in both the Northern District and Southern District in Iowa, and handle federal offenses throughout the state of Iowa. We are based in Los Angeles, but serve clients nationwide, including defendants in the Des Moines area, Polk County, and Dallas County.
Federal Drug Crimes in Iowa
The Controlled Substances Act prohibits possession of substances, such as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines. The Drug Enforcement Agency is responsible for investigating alleged illegal drug activity. However, other federal law enforcement agencies could, like the FBI, could also become involved drug crime investigations.
Most drug possession cases will be handled under Iowa state law and the federal government will typically pursue complex federal drug offenses, such as drug trafficking, or the manufacture, cultivation, transportation and sale of large quantities of narcotics. They will aggressively pursue anyone accused of being participating in drug cartels and large illegal operations.
Drug Trafficking charges carry mandatory minimum sentences and huge fines. On some drug trafficking crimes, you could be sentenced to life in prison.
Federal Fraud Charges in Iowa
When alleged criminal activity crosses state lines, or you use a federal facility such as the US Postal Service, or you are accused of attempting to defraud the federal government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, you will be pursued by a federal prosecutor.
Common fraud charges like wire fraud and mail fraud are filed against anyone using private carriers like UPS, FedEx, telephones, and internet sites.
Medicare and Medicaid are huge federal programs that pay out large sums of money to doctors and health care providers. These programs alone result in many allegations of fraud. If you are accused of intentionally under reporting your income, you might face charges of tax evasion.
If you are facing federal criminal charges in Iowa or are involved in a federal criminal investigation, we strongly recommend that you consult with an federal criminal lawyer at our firm about your case.
Contact Our Federal Crime Lawyers for Help
Eisner Gorin LLP has provided aggressive and strong legal representation at the federal level for clients throughout the country. We maintain key alliances with law firms in Iowa and in other states to better serve our clients no matter where they live. When you hire our law firm, you will be represented by a firm with more than 50 years of experience handling criminal defense and federal cases.
Our firm can represent you in any type of federal case. The earlier you involve an attorney from our firm, preferably before a Grand Jury indictment, the more effective we can be.
Your attorney can negotiate on your behalf with federal prosecutors, working to get your charges reduced or dismissed where possible and to get sentences and penalties lessened. At all times, your lawyer will act as your advocate in an effort to achieve the most favorable case outcome possible.
Our federal criminal defense attorneys serves clients in all cities and counties throughout the state of Iowa, including Ames, Ankeny, Bettendorf, Burlington, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque, Iowa City, Marion, Marion, Marshalltown, Mason City, Muscatine, Ottumwa, Sioux City, Urbandale, Waterloo, West Des Moines.
U.S. District Courthouse
123 E. Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309