Joffe Law, P.A.
(West Palm Beach, FL)
Navigating the federal court system can be stressful. Federal judges are authorized to impose harsher sentences. Federal prosecutors tend to be very experienced, top attorneys in their field. If you have been charged with a white collar crime or a federal drug offense or a sex crime, you need a top defense lawyer who is qualified to represent you against the government’s best prosecutors. David Joffe has provided legal defense in federal cases for more than 35 years. Joffe Law continues to fight for the rights of the accused in West Palm Beach federal cases.
Sex crimes and child pornography defense
Federal sex crimes accusations can threaten an individual’s reputation, cause job loss, and result in imprisonment. People who are falsely accused of a federal sex crime are often treated as if they are guilty even if the charges are dropped. We recommend seeking legal counsel as early as possible, whether you are under investigation or if you have been formally charged. Our West Palm Beach sex crimes lawyer represents individuals who are accused of:
- computer sex crimes
- child sexual exploitation
- child pornography
- human trafficking
- aggravated sexual abuse
- sex trafficking of minors
- kidnapping to commit a sex offense
Federal RICO lawyer
The federal RICO statute targets individuals who are affiliated with organizations that engage in illegal activity, namely racketeering. If convicted under the RICO statute, an individual may be subjected to extended criminal penalties and civil liability. An individual may be charged with racketeering if he or she is accused of performing illegal or dishonest business practices. If you are under investigation for racketeering, our experienced West Palm Beach RICO lawyer will represent you. We will leverage our knowledge of the RICO laws and the federal court system in our effort to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.
Other white collar crimes also are based on financial schemes. If convicted of a white collar offense, an individual may be ordered to pay fines and restitution and sentenced to federal prison. People who work in finance-related fields and public officials are typically the defendants in federal white collar crimes cases. The complete list of crimes that are considered federal white collar offenses is extensive. Nevertheless, here are some examples:
- money laundering
- identity theft
Joffe Law will work to protect your professional reputation and defend you against serious federal court consequences. We represent individuals and business entities.
Federal drug crimes in West Palm Beach
Federal sentencing in drug cases is generally stricter than sentencing in state cases. In most situations, mandatory minimum sentencing applies. For nearly all federal drug charges, mandatory minimum sentences start at 10 years in federal prison for each count. However, there are exceptions that allow some people who are convicted of a federal drug offense to avoid mandatory minimum sentencing. Our West Palm Beach federal drug crimes lawyer will carefully evaluate your case and leverage his knowledge and experience to devise the best defense strategy for your unique circumstances.
Fraud defense attorney
Being accused of defrauding a bank, credit card company, mortgage brokerage or insurance company can mean decades behind bars. Fraud charges are closely related and often multiply quickly. Do not hesitate to contact counsel as soon as you believe you might be under federal investigation for fraud in West Palm Beach.
No matter how complex your case may seem, Joffe Law is here to listen. Having handled more than 1,200 federal cases and counting, our lawyer is qualified to defend your rights and reputation against even the most serious allegations. We protect your privacy and handle each case with the utmost discretion. Contact us today to receive a free, confidential case evaluation.