Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyer
The term "white collar" crime usually refers to a crime committed by an otherwise respectable person or corporation, and not involving violence or a physical act. Nonetheless, conviction for a white-collar crime can result in substantial prison time and devastating financial penalties.
The criminal defense Law Firm of Jonathan A. Bartell practices criminal defense in Cleveland, Ohio, representing white-collar defendants throughout the state of Ohio. Contact this firm immediately to protect your rights. A free initial consultation is provided by calling today.
Experienced Representation For White Collar Crimes
Jonathan Bartell is equipped to handle all types of white collar crimes, including:
- Fraud (e.g., consumer fraud, contractor fraud)
- Identity theft and credit card fraud
- Tax evasion and tax fraud
- Money laundering and racketeering
- Insider trading and other securities fraud
- Bribery and illegal "kickbacks"
- Internet crimes
- Environmental violations
When these crimes involve crossing of state lines (including by phone or Internet), they may trigger federal charges in addition to, or in lieu of, state charges. Jonathan Bartell practices in both the state and federal courts of Ohio and serves clients in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, as well as nationwide.
Penalties For White Collar Fraud
As felony charges, sentencing guidelines may call for one year or more in prison. Other penalties can include fines, forfeiture of assets, home detention, and costs of prosecution. In all, a white-collar conviction can leave the person in complete financial ruin.
If you are facing these serious charges, contact a white-collar crime defense lawyer at the Law Firm of Jonathan A. Bartell. The criminal and immigration law firm will represent you at each stage of the criminal proceedings, and work hard to get your life back while there is still time. Mr. Bartell can meet with you discreetly in the privacy of your own home, in jail, or at his Cleveland office. Call toll-free, day or night, to arrange your free initial consultation and begin preparing your defense.
The Law Offices of Jonathan A. Bartell,LLC in Cleveland, OH proudly serves clients in Columbus, Akron, Toledo, Youngstown, Canton and statewide. It also provides nationwide representation for immigration cases and can make appearances at U.S. embassies in foreign countries on behalf of its clients if your criminal charges are related to immigration issues.