Fraud Defense Attorney in Morristown
What constitutes as fraud?
Fraud is a type of
white collar crime that involves misrepresentation of fact for the purpose of unlawful gain.
Some examples may include writing bad checks or other deception in order
to obtain finances. There are many situations where individuals are wrongfully
accused of fraud, a mistake has been made and an innocent person is facing
severe consequences for someone else's negligence.
At The Bowlin Law Firm we have experience in this matter and we can help
you to fight these wrongful charges.
In addition, there are many cases where individuals are under financial
stress and turn to drastic measures in order to make ends meet. If you
have made a mistake then a Morristown criminal lawyer from our firm can
help defend your case in court and pursue an agreeable solution that will
put this case behind you. We serve clients throughout Hamblen County,
Knox County, and Knoxville, TN.
Fraud is the intentional misrepresentation of fact, or deception used for
personal gain, or for the detriment of another individual or entity. The
penalties for this crime vary depending on the reason for fraud and the
outcome of these fraudulent actions. If you are charged with fraud where
you gained property or finances valued at $500 or less, then you could
face penalties of up to one year in jail and $2,500 in fines. If you received
property or finances valued at more than $60,000 then you will be charged
with a class B felony which carries a prison sentence up to 30 years,
as well as fines up to $25,000.
Defending the Rights of the Criminally Accused
As you can see, the penalties for fraud conviction can be extremely harsh
and difficult to face. Because of these extremely serious penalties that
you could face, it is vitally important for you to speak with a representative
from The Bowlin Law Firm. Our firm will be able to provide you with legal
assistance that will aggressively fight for your rights, your goals and
your desires regarding the outcome of your case.
We have helped individuals to obtain agreeable solutions in these situations
before and we will be able to apply the same skill and experience to your
case in order to maximize your chances of a favorable outcome.
Please do not hesitate to
contact a Morristown criminal defense attorney to learn more!