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Fresno Federal Crimes Attorney

Offering Extensive Experience in Handling Federal Criminal Charges

Criminal charges may be prosecuted at either the federal or state level, depending on the nature of the crime involved.

Federal-level offenses are generally more serious than those at the state level due to more severe penalties imposed upon a conviction.

These alleged offenses are often subjected to exhaustive investigations by federal agencies, such as the FBI, IRS, DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency), ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives), ICE, and the Secret Service.

They are subject to the USSG (United State Sentencing Guidelines) which are one of several factors judges are required to consider in imposing a sentence, which can include time in federal prison, hefty fines, forfeiture of assets, a money judgment, and a lengthy period of supervision following release from prison.

What Happens When a Case Goes Federal?

In most federal criminal cases, defendants plead guilty and avoid trial. In that case, the defendant, being fully aware of any existing evidence, will go back to court and plead guilty in open court after being informed of the consequences of a plea.

If you have been charged with a federal crime, you need an experienced Fresno defense attorney such as Marc Days of the Days Law Firm.

An inexperienced attorney, unfamiliar with the federal court system and the Bail Reform Act, can cost you your freedom.

When charged, you will be taken without unnecessary delay before a magistrate judge for an initial appearance. It is vital that you have an experienced attorney to represent you at such a hearing and in all future federal court proceedings.

You can rely on our firm, backed by decades of federal court representation, for diligence and competence in the handling of your federal case.

Facing federal charges? Days Law Firm is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call (559) 550-5002 for a free phone consultation to discuss your legal options.

Federal Criminal Charges

Our firm defends against all federal criminal charges and has extensive experience handling a broad range of charges including but not limited to:

  • Distribution of controlled substances and synthetic drugs.
  • Drug manufacturing and cultivation.
  • White collar crimes, such as money laundering, structuring, mail and wire fraud, and tax fraud.
  • Identity theft
  • Racketeering
  • Sex trafficking
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Child pornography
  • First-degree murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Bank robbery
  • Firearms possession

Given the stakes, you need to be free of custody in order to best defend yourself. Knowledge of federal criminal procedure and the Bail Reform Act can make the difference between defending against the charges in custody or out of custody.

Under the Bail Reform Act, the court can release you unless there are no conditions that can reasonably assure your appearance and the safety of the community. If the court determines release in your favor, it will do so based on conditions it sets to reasonably assure that you reappear in court and are not a danger to the community.

Turn to Days Law Firm for an Aggressive Defense

Federal courts operate on different rules than state courts and your legal representative must be specially admitted to defend you in a federal court. Many of these crimes can involve penalties that include years or decades in federal prison systems as well as massive fines and/or restitution. Having an attorney in your corner from the first sign of a federal investigation is imperative if you wish to have the best chance of a positive outcome.

Our firm has proven itself repeatedly in obtaining successful results for clients in this situation. We urge you to take advantage of our depth of knowledge, resources, and skills at this critical time.

Contact us at (559) 550-5002

Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled

Strong & Effective Defense
  • People v. Doe Conviction Reversed

    Drug distribution federal trial, conviction reversed for overruling Marc’s request for information and evidence helpful to the defense.

  • People v. Gomez, et. al. Mandatory Life Case Dismissed

    In 2021, Marc represented a client in Los Angeles Superior Court who was charged with kidnapping to commit robbery, which carries a mandatory life sentence upon conviction. After the preliminary hearing the case was dismissed.

  • People v. Guerrero, et al Bail Reduced from $1 Million to $30,000

    Bail Reduced from $1 million to $30,000 following dismissal of 5 out 6 charges at the preliminary hearing.

  • People v. Jiminez Bank Robbery Conviction Reversed

    Bank robbery trial, conviction reversed for overruling Marc’s objection to the admission of DNA evidence.

  • People v. Rodriguez, et al Sentenced to Probation and Released

    Charged with beating a correctional officer with his own baton, jury votes 10-2 not guilty. Client pleads to non-serious felony and gets released from custody that day.

  • United States v. Brown Charges Dismissed - Insanity Defense

    Federal trial for charge of attempted murder, hung jury based on insanity defense, charge dismissed.

  • United States v. Ferguson Not Guilty Verdict

    Federal trial, not guilty of first and second degree murder.

  • United States v. Habash, et al Govt. Motion for $3.1 Million Denied

    Federal synthetic drug case, drug charges dismissed in exchange for plea to violating a financial reporting requirement, district court denied government's motion for a money judgment of $3.1 million.

  • United States v. Martinez

    In 2020, the Federal Court appointed Marc to represent client. On February 23, 2021, the court, over the government’s objection, granted Marc’s motion for compassionate release of his client who had served 102 months of a 262 month sentence.

  • United States v. Mitchell 10 Year Mandatory Minimum Charge Dismissed

    An alleged drug deal gone bad, four people shot, two people died. Negotiated dismissal of the 10-year mandatory minimum, the government argued for 20 years, after hearing Marc the court imposed an 8-year sentence. Read the transcript below.


What Makes Us Different?

We Are Not Intimidated by Federal & State Prosecutors
  • Free Phone Consultation

    Days Law Firm offers free initial phone consultations. Call us today to review your case.

  • Available in Your Time of Need

    We are available 24/7 and will meet clients in jail or after hours by appointment.

  • Experience You Can Count On

    Attorney Marc Days is backed by two decades of extensive state and federal experience.

  • Proven Track Record

    Attorney Marc Days' extensive experience has helped him successfully handle thousands of cases.

Skilled & Aggressive Representation

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