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San Diego Federal Crimes Attorney

Federal charges result from long, methodical, and thorough investigations. The government works each and every day to investigate crimes. Federal resources are endless.

The fact of the matter is that once one is made aware of federal charges coming your way, it may be too late. This is why anyone facing a federal investigation must act quickly to obtain the best lawyer you can.

Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC has proven success defending federal crimes investigations and charges. In fact, attorney Vikas Bajaj has obtained UNMATCHED RESULTS while defeating federal drug investigations and charges.

Recent Victories in Federal Court

For instance, Mr. Bajaj was able to secure a sentence of 18 months in a complicated highly-publicized case wherein the government was requesting a sentence of almost twenty years.

In another case, Mr. Bajaj’s client was accused of being a large scale supplier of methamphetamine for the Hell’s Angels, which has been labeled as a criminal motorcycle gang. After seizing 7 guns and a large quantity of methamphetamine during the execution of the search warrant, in a addition to the seizures made after agents listened to the hundreds of hours of wiretaps, his client was facing 40 years or more in federal custody.

In the end, the United States Attorney’s Office was forced to announce that Mr. Bajaj’s client received the most beneficial deal of almost 3 dozen named defendants. His client will serve approximately 3 years rather than 40 years in custody.

Mr. Bajaj is routinely called upon as an expert in federal law. He has appeared on many local and national TV and Radio outlets.

Our Approach To Winning Your Federal Case

Mr. Bajaj has one goal in mind:  To protect his clients without consideration of anything else. He begins by meeting with each client in order to gain knowledge of the case from the client’s point of view. Many times, this interview lasts hours, not minutes as with most lawyers. This is the foundation to a successful defense. Mr. Bajaj’s office is unique in that he does not take each and every client that may need to hire him.  He maintains a lower caseload specifically to provide the best defense possible.

Mr. Bajaj defends clients facing federal drug crimes throughout the San Diego area as well as throughout the nation. Contact our law office to schedule a free initial consultation, where we can immediately begin exploring your defense options.

Federal Drug Charges Defense

Our criminal defense firm defends people facing federal drug charges:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug importation / exportation
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug distribution

Federal drug charges often target large-scale drug operations involving large amounts of drugs. These are often felony drug charges, subject to harsh penalties including significant prison time.

Federal Sentencing Guidelines – Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Federal Sentencing Guidelines set the penalties for federal drug offenses. The government has imposed mandatory minimum sentences for a drug crime conviction. These sentences are now ADVISORY. This means that federal judges still use the Guideline still use the Guidelines as a reference, but not as a mandatory reference.

It is important to understand that federal cases must be handled in different way than state cases. In federal cases, one must assume the federal government has done their “homework” and knows a lot about the target of the investigation. The way a federal case is negotiated and litigated is also very different. Having a strong working relationship with federal prosecutors is crucial to gaining a favorable result for one charged with a federal offense. This relationship is gained through experience dealing with the United States Attorney’s Office frequently and successfully.

The Federal Sentencing Guidelines are a set of rules that dictate how one will be sentenced in federal court. Attorney Vikas Bajaj understands the Guidelines, and has used them to gain lesser sentences for many of his clients. In comparison to a state sentence calculation, federal sentence calculations are extremely complex. Having the right federal defense attorney can make a substantial difference in the outcome of your federal case.

Attorney Vikas Bajaj has tremendous experience handling federal criminal cases in different jurisdictions, including the Southern District of California, Central District of California, Eastern District of Michigan, and the Western District of Washington.

Get Help Today From An Experienced San Diego Federal Crimes Attorney

If you have been charged with a drug crime at the federal level, speak to an attorney experienced at handling this level of offense. Attorney Vikas Bajaj is a highly experienced defense attorney who has an impressive record of success in drug crime cases. Our firm offers a free consultation where we can immediately begin learning about your case and discussing options to protect your future and your freedom.

Contact the Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC, for a free consultation with a top-notch San Diego lawyer dedicated to your rights and focused on protecting your freedom from federal crimes.