If a federal agent or detective contacts you for any reason, you may feel as if you’re being targeted for a criminal investigation. Understandably, this may be cause for concern, and you may be unsure what to do. The best decision that you could possibly make is to contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. Whether you did anything wrong or not, it is critical to have an attorney on your side who is experienced in handling criminal cases- your life depends on it.
A criminal defense attorney can help you right away, and depending on how early you involve them in the process, they may even be able to get the charges against you dropped. They can request that all contact initiated by the prosecution go through them, saving you undue stress and involvement. They may also be able to gather exculpatory evidence so that you may be used as a potential witness.
Hiring a Trenton criminal defense attorney to help you through the federal investigation against you is not an admission of guilt, but rather, a means of protecting your rights. We understand that it can be difficult and often confusing to go through such suspicion alone, which is why we encourage you to contact our office right away if you suspect you are the target of a criminal investigation. We will advise you, walk you through the process and protect your rights every step of the way.
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