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Illinois Federal Drug Crime Defense Lawyer

Providing An Aggressive Defense Against Federal Drug Crimes Charges

Drug crimes can result in federal charges in a variety of situations. Perhaps the offender crossed state lines during the commission of the alleged offense. These charges may also be pursued in situations where the quantity of drugs is considered to be particularly large, where drugs may have been shipped via the U.S. postal service, or when federal law enforcement officials may have made an arrest.

Whatever scenario has resulted in you being charged with a federal drug crime, you need to act quickly to get legal advice from an experienced lawyer. The Law Office of Philip R. Nathe is led by a federal drug offense attorney with more than 30 years of criminal defense experience in Illinois. Mr. Nathe can defend you against federal charges in and around DuPage County, Kane County, Will County, Kendall County, and throughout the state.

Drug Offenses at the Federal Level

The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, commonly known as the Controlled Substances Act, puts marijuana, cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs, and all other drugs into one of five classes known as "schedules. The Act defines what activities are considered federal crimes and what the penalties will be for a conviction. From our Naperville office, we defend clients against a broad range of crimes under the Act, such as:

Federal drug crimes are often accompanied by a variety of related allegations. We offer powerful defense against related charges such as conspiracy, extortion, money laundering, tax evasion, and all other offenses.

Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Federal law spells out the mandatory minimum and maximum sentences for a drug conviction in federal court. Penalties can be enhanced if the offense was committed in a school zone, for example. The complexity of the sentencing guidelines and the high-stakes nature of these cases make it important to hire an attorney who understands how to work within the system. You can rely on Philip Nathe, his ability to negotiate with prosecutors, and his proven trial skills to protect you throughout your federal drug case. We know how to spot weaknesses in the case against you. If the case is strong, we will do everything we can to minimize the damage.

Contact Our Naperville Federal Drug Crimes Attorney

If you have been charged with a federal drug crime in Illinois, do not delay. Call 630-416-7600, toll free at 888-583-6197, or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. We accept Visa and MasterCard as payment for our services.

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