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Fraud may be charged as a state or federal crime, depending on the type of victim (a bank versus an individual person) and whether state lines or national borders were crossed in the commission of the offense. At McCarty-Larson, PLLC, we represent clients across Waxahachie, Midlothian, Cedar Hill, & Desoto, and the surrounding communities in Texas who have been accused of fraud. We have the resources and experience to represent clients in state and federal courts and fight tirelessly to protect their rights.
Our founder, Ellis County fraud defense attorney Robin McCarty, is a former police officer and former prosecutor. He and our team aggressively defend clients against charges involving:
Often, in a fraud case, the biggest issue will be whether the government can prove that you had the intent to either lie or do something deceitful. An experienced Ellis County fraud defense lawyer will know to look closely at the government’s evidence to determine whether intent can actually be proven.
A meticulous investigation and thorough preparation of a defense can help a client avoid the serious consequences of a fraud conviction, which may range from a $100,000 fine and 5 years in federal prison for tax fraud all the way to a $1,000,000 fine and 30 years in federal prison for bank fraud.
Expunctions are only possible in certain circumstances, such as:
If any of the above situations apply to your case and you believe that expunction is possible, you can get the advice you need from an expunctions attorney in Ellis County by calling our firm. We can assist you in clearing your name through expunction or explain other options, which may be more appropriate for your specific circumstances.