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GeorgiaFederal Crimes Lawyers in Toombs County, Georgia

While most criminal offenses are prosecuted in state court, the United States federal courts also have jurisdictions over certain types of criminal offenses.


In the federal courts in and around Toombs County, Georgia, the prosecuting attorneys with the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) prosecute criminal offenses.


Jurisdiction to prosecute the case within the federal criminal justice system can occur because the crime impacts interstate commerce, the crime occurred on land owned by the federal government or an Indian reservation, or the allegations involve a loss or harm to the federal government.


Criminal defense attorneys in federal court fight serious felony charges, minor federal offenses, petty felony offenses, and infractions.


Cases in the federal criminal justice system can include everything from tax evasion to drug or firearm charges, to civil rights violations.

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Jack Morris Downie

Jack Morris Downie
Law Office of Tipton-Downie PC
104 NE Main St
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 9 years, Jack Morris Downie is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Thomas Alexander Peterson IV

Thomas Alexander Peterson IV
The Law Firm of Tom A Peterson IV LLC
PO Box 2037 104 SW Main St
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 20 years, Thomas Alexander Peterson IV is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. Geor... read more >

Courtney Joiner Anderson

Courtney Joiner Anderson
C Joiner Anderson & Associates PC
PO Box 1488
Lyons, GA 30436
Licensed for 14 years, Courtney Joiner Anderson is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Thomas Goode Jones School o... read more >

Judson Frank Smith Jr

Judson Frank Smith Jr
SLG Smith Law Group PC
PO Box 27
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 20 years, Judson Frank Smith Jr is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >
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Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

GACDL advocates for the rights of the accused, adequate funding for the defense of the indigent, and a fair criminal justice system.


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