Conspiracy Charges Defense
Conspiracy is an agreement by two or more persons to break the law. Most conspiracy charges are brought in federal court, though engaging in organize crime charges can be brought in state court. Due to the international nature of drug trafficking and internet crime, nearly anyone accused of these crimes can be charged with conspiracy. If you or someone you care about faces a conspiracy charge, you need a lawyer who is familiar with federal law. Attorney William Butler has over 35 years experience defending clients against conspiracy charges, by forcing prosecutors to meet their high burden of proof. For immediate assistance, call the law office of William M. Butler, Jr., at 502-582-2020, or contact him via email to schedule your initial confidential consultation. He has skillfully defended thousands of clients, compiling an impressive record of positive results and he can defend you too, please see his Case Results and Testimonials.
Conspiracy can involve anything from a simple bank robbery to a sophisticated Mafia cartel. A person who acts as part of a conspiracy risks far greater penalties if caught than a person who acts alone. Trial Lawyer Butler handles cases that involve:
- Drug conspiracy
- Bank fraud
- Organized crime on the internet
- White-collar “inside jobs”
- Child Pornography
If you are convicted of conspiracy, even if you are only convicted of planning the crime, you may face the same penalty as the person who actually committed the crime. With Federal drug cases, prosecutors use conspiracy charges in two ways: 1) they add the charge for participating in a conspiracy, which increases your penalty, and 2) increase the quantity of drugs involved, which increases your penalty. In other words, even if you only had a small amount on your person, through a conspiracy charge, you could be charged with possessing and trafficking greater amounts.
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With your freedom at stake, you need an aggressive defense lawyer who knows the law and can defend you against a conspiracy charge. Contact William M. Butler, Jr. to talk to a lawyer with substantial criminal trial experience. In practice since 1986, attorney William Butler knows how to handle serious criminal charges. Call William M. Butler, Jr., conspiracy law attorney at 502-582-2020, or contact him via email to schedule your initial confidential consultation.