RICO Defense in Tennessee
High Quality Defense against RICO Charges in Knoxville
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) was passed by Congress as part of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970. It allows syndicate leaders to be tried for crimes that they ordered others to do. If you are convicted of a RICO violation, you could face severe criminal penalties - up to 20 years in federal prison and up to $25,000 in fines - in addition to liability for compensatory damages in civil lawsuits filed by alleged victims.
You need an experienced Knoxville RICO lawyer who can aggressively and effectively defend you if you are facing charges of this serious federal crime. Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, has obtained favorable results for many clients facing serious federal charges, including
violations of RICO. With
nearly 15 years of
criminal defense experience, Attorney Kurtz is well qualified to protect your legal rights and to fight the charges against you. He has a
10.0 "Superb" Rating on Avvo.
Knoxville RICO Attorney: Powerful Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
Any organization member who commits two or more certain specified crimes within a 10 year period could be charged with racketeering under RICO. These cases can be very complex because a large number of different criminal offenses can fall under RICO, including:
Accusations of RICO violations can involve long, intrusive investigations by well-funded agencies. Penalties on conviction -- in addition to lengthy prison terms, steep fines, and civil liability -- can include forfeiture of all assets determined to have been obtained through a pattern of organized crime. You need a Knoxville criminal defense lawyer with the knowledge and experience to thoroughly examine your case and aggressively challenge any weakness in the prosecution's case against you. Attorney Kurtz is dedicated to crafting a strategic defense for the best possible outcome in your case.
Contact the firm to get exceptional experience and superior legal skills on your side.