Michigan federal crime defense attorney Bernard Jocuns understands the severity of the consequences of a federal crimes conviction. Federal crimes are taken very seriously in Michigan and will be heavily prosecuted. Sentences in federal court are usually much harsher than those in state court, sometimes for the same offense. Without a knowledgeable Michigan federal crimes defense lawyer, a defendant can expect to face maximum penalties and will most likely end up carrying a lifetime federal criminal record.
Bernard, a Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer believes that people always come first! With that mantra in mind Bernard does not work for Judges, Prosecutors, Law Enforcement, Insurance Companies or other attorneys. “This is a grassroots practice that provides zealous representation in a non-pretentious manner”. Bernard’s comfort level is in the Courtroom and firmly believes that even a case with a bad set of facts can prevail in a positive manner.
The court system can be very complex and overwhelming to maneuver, but Lapeer general crimes defense lawyer, Bernard A. Jocuns will help you build the strategy your defense needs while guiding you through the process in an intuitive manner.
If you are being investigated for or have been arrested, it’s critical to get the help of a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer with the expertise you will need to get the best possible outcome.
Being arrested can be a very confusing and upsetting experience but you have Constitutional rights to a lawyer and a fair trial. You also have the right to have an attorney before you tell the police or District Attorney anything about the charges against you and the State must prove its case against you beyond a reasonable doubt.