Categories for Federal Crimes

Federal Classification of Crimes

Federal crimes are classified by a letter grade from A to E. Class A felonies are the most serious. While Class E felonies are the least severe cases.

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Federal Supervised Release

Federal supervised release is a term of government supervision that occurs after a defendant is released from federal prison.

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Duress Defense

Duress is an affirmative defense. It allows a defendant to avoid criminal liability if he or she is threatened or forced into committing a crime.

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Money Laundering Criminal Defense

Money laundering is a federal crime that carries serious jail time. San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Genaro Cortez answers frequently asked questions about money laundering.

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Mail and Wire Fraud

San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Genaro Cortez writes about Mail and Wire Fraud and possible defenses.

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