White collar crimes are nonviolent crimes committed for unlawful financial gain, usually committed by business or government professionals. Unlike other kinds of thefts, these crimes are almost always nonviolent, and the offenders often do not have any other experience with the criminal justice system. Individuals who are charged with, or who are under investigation, for white collar crimes often face both civil and criminal legal issues. Many charged with these offenses do not initially realize the gravity of their situation given that the offenses are non-violent in nature. If you are charged with a white collar crime, it is important to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately to discuss your legal options. Our Little Rock, Arkansas attorneys are ready to assist you.
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Individuals accused of white collar crimes often endure the threat of prison time, substantial monetary fines, the risk of losing the respect of their peers, losing their careers, and damaging their reputation. White collar offenses are almost always charged as a felony and typically include:
In addition to being high level felonies, these types of cases will often lead to federal criminal charges. The case will begin by the prosecution filing a “Criminal Information” in state court or and “Indictment” in Federal Court. Such matters involve complex facts and will require the prosecution to link the defendant to each step of the crime. Hiring an attorney who understands the intricacies of these offenses may make the difference between your freedom and a substantial prison sentence.
Our Arkansas criminal defense lawyers are experienced in such matters. Once retained they will begin to collect the discovery for your case, including carefully assessing written and electronic communications, business documents, computer files, and bank records. When necessary, we will hire specialized accountants, financial analysts, and other professionals who can provide an expert opinion to a jury. We will meet with you on a regular basis to analyze the evidence and build the best possible defense on your behalf. We will keep you involved and up to date through each step of the process. Contact our office today.
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The attorneys of Benca & Johnston respect the fact that our clients often have questions regarding their cases, are intelligent individuals, and have opinions regarding their legal strategy. We pride ourselves on providing a high level of service to each client and making ourselves available, even on nights and weekends. We provide clients with regular status updates and return all communications within 24-hours. We also conduct regular face-to-face meetings and always include clients on each decision regarding their legal strategy. We know that the stakes in your case are high, and that you are the one who will live with the legal consequences. You need an attorney who values your voice and opinion. Call us today, at 501-353-0024.