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Posts Tagged ‘Federal Criminal Defense’

10 Ways To Reduce A Federal Prison Sentence

Federal Prison Tucson Arizona

If you are being sentenced in federal court, the judge will determine the recommended sentencing range under the United States Sentencing Guidelines.  Even after this is done, and assuming there is no mandatory minimum sentence requirement, there are still a number of ways to get a sentence below the recommended range.  A federal criminal defense…

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Federal Sentencing Explained

Criminal defendants don’t always have a good defense.  In these cases, and even in some cases where there is a viable defense, defendants often decide to enter into a plea agreement with the government in order to get a better sentence than they would if they went to trial and lost.  In federal court, especially,…

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Avoiding A Federal Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentence

Judge imposed a mandatory minimum drug sentence in federal court Tucson Arizona

If you are charged with a federal drug offense, even if it is your first offense, you could be facing a mandatory minimum prison sentence.  This means that the judge has no choice but to sentence you to a minimum term of imprisonment.  Whether a mandatory minimum sentence applies depends on the specific crime charged,…

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