Federal Crimes

If you’ve arrived at this page, you may be feeling stressed, panicked and hopeless. Federal charges can be the most intensive and invasive investigations one may experience but you are in the right place. Petersen Criminal Defense has handled hundreds of federal crimes defense cases and provides experience in all aspects of federal court practice. We can help.

The United States Government often charges the most serious criminal charges. Investigations may focus on drug violations such as possession with intent to deliver and drug trafficking and range to other crimes such as theft, embezzlement, and any number of other violations illegal under federal law. Investigation of various federal charges may involve the Omaha Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Drug Enforcement Agency, Internal Revenue Service, Immigration as well as various other agencies. These investigations can be aggressive and intrusive to your personal life before you even become aware of it. If you are being investigated or have been arrested for a federal crime retain experienced legal counsel now.

Federal crimes can be considered any number of crimes, ranging from white collar offenses to terrorism. Some of these crimes are outlined in the United States Code Title 18 and can include tax evasion, mail fraud, possession of illegal weapons and crimes committed while at sea. Other federal crimes may include various online identity theft, hate crimes and kidnapping. All crimes that are committed on federal property or land, such as military bases or Indian reservations may also be investigated and charged as a federal offense. If you believe that you are under investigation or have already been placed into custody, you should work quickly to retain defense.

The Petersen Criminal Defense Difference
When you work with our team, you will be working with an attorney and staff who are available to you around the clock. Police and investigations don’t have banker’s hours, so neither should your defense counsel. We understand that circumstances may change abruptly and timely expert advice may make the difference between a conviction and freedom.

We believe in exploring every aspect of the government’s investigation and case to provide you with complete transparency and outstanding representation. We will work relentlessly for you to receive a positive resolution to your federal case.

You need a lawyer experienced in federal criminal defense proceedings to stand a chance against a highly experienced federal prosecutor and federal agencies. If you or someone you know is currently facing federal charges or if you have been contacted by law enforcement regarding a crime, our defense firm is available immediately.