If you are involved in a legal matter relating to U.S. customs, a federal criminal defense attorney from The Cochran Firm South Florida can help. There are strict rules and regulations governing entry into the United States. If you fail to adhere to these rules, or participate in unlawful activity, you may have committed a customs violation. As federal criminal defense lawyers, we understand that sometimes individuals can make honest mistakes on documents like declaration forms, and we will fight to make sure you aren’t penalized for a misunderstanding. If you have been charged with drug importation in Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Fort Myers, or anywhere in south Florida, you may be facing some very serious consequences. It is imperative that you seek legal advice as soon as possible.
The following is a list of some of the customs violations a federal criminal defense lawyer can defend:
- Failure to declare money upon leaving or entering the country
- Attempting to bring plants, foodstuffs or exotic species, or endangered fish, birds, or other wildlife
- Attempting to import illegal drugs
- Attempting to bring pharmaceuticals into or out of the country without declaring them or without having a valid prescription
- Importing goods into the country without the proper quota or visa
- Exporting/importing stolen vehicles
- Filing false claims for the payment of exported goods
If you have been arrested for a customs related crime, such as importing illegal drugs or filing fraudulent customs forms, in Ft Lauderdale, Ft Myers, Miami, or any South Florida community, The Cochran Firm South Florida federal criminal defense lawyers can help. Your case will be professionally handled from start to finish. Our criminal defense attorneys give each and every client the individualized attention you need and deserve. At The Cochran Firm, you are never just another case number. We truly care about the outcome of your case and have the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to achieve a successful outcome. Having your federal charges reduced or dismissed is the ultimate goal, and our federal criminal defense lawyers will fight tooth and nail to see that this happens. While we cannot guarantee dropped charges, our defense attorneys can guarantee our unwavering dedication to securing your freedom.
If you have been arrested with drug importation or some other customs violation in Miami, Ft Myers, Ft Lauderdale, or any south Florida community, please contact the experienced Florida federal criminal defense lawyers at The Cochran Firm South Florida today to schedule a confidential no cost consultation.