Category Archive

Facing a Federal Crime? Questions Involving Potential Jail Time.

Clients frequently ask me to assess their case in order to determine whether they will go to jail or not.  And why wouldn’t they?  No one wants to go to jail, and facing potential jail time is probably the number one stress factor associated with being charged with a federal crime. A client deserves on honest assessment of these factors.   … Read More

Money Laundering

The intentional concealment of funds greater than $10,000, derived from illegal activities can subject one to federal money laundering charges. According to the International Monetary Fund, approximately $600 billion to $1.5 trillion is laundered every year. Federal cases involving money laundering often go hand in hand with racketeering cases governed by the RICO Act. One of the more notable money … Read More

Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes

Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes With the increase in the use of computers and other electronic devices utilized to access the internet, there has been a proportionate increase in charges relating to those uses. The government brings many crimes against individuals relating to computer use.  Among the charges are crimes relating to Child Pornography (possession, distribution, advertising) Computer fraud charges such as hacking … Read More

New Law Firm Award

LGR Law, LLC is proud to announce that it has been successfully chosen as the
winner of the 2016 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for

Boutique Federal Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year in New Jersey

RICO – What is it, exactly?

RICO is short for the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act  which is a federal law that was passed in 1970 to fight organized crime. In a nutshell, RICO allows the federal government to charge many people for broad activities that it determines is part of an “ongoing criminal enterprise.”  Title 18, Section 1961 of the United States Code sets … Read More

Summary of 2015 Proposed Amendments to the US Sentencing Guidelines

As a law firm that specializes in federal criminal defense in New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, it is important that we stay on top of the United States Sentencing Guidelines and keep our clients informed as well. The following are summaries of changes to the USSG that are to take effect on November 1, 2015, absent … Read More

Crime-Fraud Exception

A New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can explain that the attorney-client privilege protects information that you convey to him or her. However, there is an exception to this privilege. The crime-fraud exception does not allow such communication to be privileged if it was made with the intent to commit or cover up a crime or fraud. Application A New Jersey … Read More

Montclair Cyber Crime Lawyers Can Assist With Providing A Criminal Defense

Your Montclair cyber crime lawyers can help you with lodging a defense against these kinds of criminal charges. Understanding The Various Forms Of Cyber Crime There are many different kinds of cyber crime that you will need to understand when there is the possibility of facing charges. Some of the more frequently occurring cyber crimes include: Hacking: This often involves … Read More