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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Puente Law Firm, PLLC provides federal criminal representation for clients throughout the State of Texas and across the country. If you’re being investigated for a federal crime, you must find a federal criminal defense lawyer with the knowledge and experience to represent you in court. Federal crimes often carry harsher punishments and more significant prison time. Attorney Eric Puente has spent years fighting for his clients in federal criminal court with the singular goal of providing the very best outcomes for their cases. We have experience representing individuals facing a wide range of federal criminal charges. Contact us today if you need a lawyer with a proven record of success. We can help build a case to protect you.

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Types of Federal Crimes

Federal crimes are investigated by federal agencies such as the DEA, FBI, ATF, or Department of Homeland Security. A federal crime violates United States federal law and carries typically harsher punishments and penalties. It’s crucial to choose an experienced and successful attorney to represent you. We can help improve your chance of a positive outcome in the following types of federal investigations:

Federal Criminal Defense FAQs

We understand that you may have a lot of questions when it comes to your case. Our experts use every resource available to provide you with the best defense case to give you the best chance at a successful outcome. Some of the most asked questions about federal crime include:

When Should I Contact a Federal Criminal Defense Attorney?

As soon as you discover you're being investigated for a federal crime, you should seek out counsel from a federal defense attorney. If you wait until you're formally charged with the crime, you're wasting precious time creating a defense.

Can I Be Charged at the State and Federal levels?

Yes. You can be charged, convicted, and found guilty at both the state and federal levels. The federal and state courts are considered different sovereigns, so it's not considered double jeopardy.

Do I Need a Federal Criminal Defense Attorney?

Yes. To represent you in federal court, your attorney must be licensed to do so or receive permission from the court to practice on a one-time basis. Having an attorney with a federal license and experience in a federal court is invaluable.

Reliable Federal Criminal Defense

The professional federal criminal law team at Puente Law Firm, PLLC is prepared to assist you in any way we can. Our attorneys are properly licensed to represent you in a wide variety of legal court proceedings. We have successfully represented individuals in numerous high-profile federal cases, and we’re prepared to assist you as well. Contact us today to get started.

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