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If you are threatened or charged with a federal crime, you need an experienced federal criminal defense attorney to help keep you out of jail both pre and post trial. Even though you are presumed innocent until proven guilty, the government may still make an argument for your detention pretrial. You need an attorney with experience and proven success in navigating and arguing the nuances of the federal laws regarding bail. You need an attorney who knows how to navigate through many of the complexities of the law. You need a White Collar Criminal Defense attorney like Lorraine Gauli-Rufo, who has been successfully helping her clients stay and remain out of jail when charged with federal crimes for over two decades.1

The Bail Reform Act of 1984 is codified in 18 U.S.C. § 1342, and in its most basic form focuses on two factors: a criminal defendant’s risk of flight (non appearance) and a defendant’s danger to the community. While the court is required to impose the least restrictive means to assure a defendant will appear and not pose a danger to the community, the government is also involved and heard, and forwards its respective position to the Court, which, is often quite different from what is sought by the defense. Knowing the nuances of federal bail is something your federal criminal defense attorney must possess. Your federal criminal defense attorney should also have a proven record of seeking and obtaining bail in the face of adversarial requests by the government. Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has a proven record of successfully arguing and receiving bail in the face of the government’s request for much harsher conditions of bail, and even remand. Her knowledge of the law and persuasive arguments have helped many of her clients remain on bail pending trial — and even post-trial.

If you or a loved one are charged with a federal crime, seek the representation of a federal attorney with knowledge of federal bail requirements and laws, and one who has a proven record of successfully arguing for and obtaining bail. Seek the representation of Lorraine Gauli-Rufo, an experienced New Jersey and New York federal criminal defense attorney. Her office is conveniently located in northern New Jersey, close to federal courts in New York and New Jersey.

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Lorraine worked very hard and achieved a decision I could not have even dared hoped for….She truly cares about her clients and their families. She is a good person to have on your side.

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