Defendants who are facing white collar crimes often have a difficult battle before them. These cases are often filled with a paper trail that takes time to go through. For this reason, starting the defense planning early is usually a good idea. This gives you time to evaluate the evidence and consider the possible options for the strategy your case will follow.
There are many points that must be considered when you’re facing these charges. One is that the prosecution has to be able to prove that you intended to commit the white collar crime. It isn’t possible to accidentally commit it. They have to be able to show how they came to the determination that you planned on doing the crime.
This is sometimes the easiest thing to call into question when you’re facing these charges. When a case goes before the jury, one of the keys is to try to get the jurors to doubt points that the prosecution is making. The legal system in the United States is based on the jury only convicting a person when they can do so beyond a reasonable doubt. That’s why introducing questions is a good thing to do when you’re trying to develop a defense.
Not all white collar crime cases go before the jury. In some cases, defendants opt to pursue a plea deal. This isn’t appropriate if you didn’t commit the crime. You should only consider this option if you can honestly plead guilty to the charges against you. We are ready to work on negotiating a plea deal on your behalf if that’s the direction you want to go.