Are you or someone you love facing criminal charges for white collar crimes? Many white collar crimes in Pennsylvania are also federal crimes, which can increase the penalties and fines you face. Whether you are under investigation or have already been arrested, a Chester County white collar crimes lawyer at McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. can help.
We will develop your defense strategy, negotiate a plea deal, or argue your innocence of the charges. White collar crimes can be complex and typically involve complicated financial matters, which can mean your case may require expert witnesses. Our criminal defense law firm will handle the details of your case, including finding the experts and consultants to build your defense.
How Our Law Firm Helps You Build Your Defense Against White Collar Charges
Some of the things our firm can do to build your defense against the white collar charges include:
- Read and review witness statements
- Examine the evidence against you
- Conduct a forensic accounting investigation
- Build your defense
- Explore the possibility of negotiating a plea bargain.
Most white collar crimes are prosecuted at the federal level. That means you need a lawyer who understands the seriousness of your charges and the federal prosecutor’s case against you.
Our White Collar Crimes Practice Areas
White collar crimes can involve deception, fraud, or other breaches of trust. Our criminal defense team represents clients who are facing white collar charges, including the following:
- Embezzlement — the misuse of funds that were entrusted to you
- Tax evasion — intentionally and deceptively underpaying taxes or not paying at all
- Forgery — creating a replica of document, signature, or other objects of value
- Extortion — obtaining property or assets via threats or intimidation
- Fraud — Deceiving a person or entity for personal rewards
We fight hard for every client we defend. This list is not exhaustive. If you are facing a white collar crime that does not appear on this list, our law firm may still be able to assist you.
We Help You Fight Charges Involving the Following Federal Agencies
White collar crimes can be investigated by the following:
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)
- Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- U.S. Secret Service
The evidence we collect, the case we build, and the way your case is presented can vary according to the agency. We take this and other factors into consideration when we prepare your case.
How We Investigate White Collar Crimes
Building your case starts with a thorough investigation. Our goal is to help you avoid penalties including:
- Numerous and costly civil lawsuits
- Relinquishing income to the government
- Being ordered to pay costly restitution
- Possible prison sentences
Investigation, arrest, and conviction can also impede your life in other ways. It can make future employment or business ownership difficult. It can also impact your personal and social life and have a significant financial impact.
You Always Have Access to McKenzie Law Firm, P.C
We take the trust you place in our team very seriously. When you hire a white collar crimes lawyer serving clients in Chester County at our firm, ready, convenient access to your lawyer is part of our support.
We know how important it is to have your questions answered when they arise, so we make sure you can get in touch with your lawyer via:
- Social media
We also provide you with ongoing updates about any new developments in the progress of your case.
Hear From Previous Clients Our Law Firm Has Defended
When our law firm represents you, you get our familiarity with state and federal law and the support of our entire team behind your defense. Clients we previously defended say:
Excellence in EVERY sense of the word! From the initial Consultation to the Hearings and Conclusion of the case, David McKenzie kept me extremely informed, aware of all possible outcomes and plays, and ultimately resolved my case with the best possible outcome, in my favor! – Teresa G.
An excellent lawyer who knows the law and knows how to protect his clients and ensure the best possible outcome. He thinks outside the box and knows how to fix problems when someone’s facing a criminal action in Pennsylvania…give him a call and you’ll be glad you did. – Randolph R.
Learn more about how our law firm fights for you and see what previous defendants say about working with our team by reading additional testimonials on our client reviews page.
Review Your Chester County White Collar Crimes Case Today
Have you or has someone you love been charged with a white collar crime? Our white collar crimes attorney in Chester County can help you understand the charges you face. We can help you fight to minimize the resulting penalties or prove your innocence.
Start building your case by contacting McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. today.