Knoxville Federal Crime Defense Lawyer

Nearly 15 Years of Experience on Your Side

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law has nearly 15 years of experience handling even the most sophisticated and complex federal cases in the federal courts of Tennessee. In effect, Attorney Kurtz has become the "go to" defense attorney for federal criminal defense in the Greater Knoxville Area, and he can help you too!

What sets Attorney Kurtz apart from the competition?

  • He serves on the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee.
  • As a Criminal Justice Act District Panel Representative for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Robert is a liaison between the bar and the federal judiciary.
  • 10.0 Superb Rated by Avvo and Lead Counsel Rated Attorney.

We firmly believe that handling your case is a privilege, and no matter what accusations you are facing, we will not take you or your case lightly.

When we take a case, we fight to win and your case will be no exception.

What is a federal crime?

In the U.S., a federal crime or "federal offense" refers to any violation of federal law. Such cases are prosecuted in the federal courts as opposed to the state courts.

Examples of federal crimes, include:

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Who investigates federal crimes?

The FBI is the federal agency responsible for investigating federal offenses. The heart of FBI operations lies in their investigations, whose mission is to enforce the criminal laws of the United States.

With jurisdiction over more than 200 categories of federal law, you don't want to be caught off guard or unprepared if you are the target of an FBI investigation.

The FBIs criminal priorities are:

  • Public corruption crimes
  • Civil rights violations (e.g. hate crimes and human trafficking)
  • Organized crime
  • White collar crime
  • Major thefts

What types of penalties am I up against?

If you are adjudicated guilty, you face the possibility of time in prison, a fine, and restitution to be paid to any crime victims. Your supervision may also include substance abuse testing and treatment programs, job counseling, and possibly alternative detention options.

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Remember that you are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. It is the prosecution's job to prove that you are guilty, but without an experienced and knowledgeable Knoxville federal criminal defense attorney on your side, you are being thrown to the wolves.

Contact our office today to receive the quality defense representation you need and deserve!