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A Strong Defense Against Federal Charges Is Crucial To Securing Your Freedom And Protecting Your Future

Facing federal charges in Michigan is always a serious matter with life-changing consequences. Many offenses, if convicted, carry extensive mandatory minimum prison time, fines and other significant penalties.

You can’t risk hiring just any attorney. You need an aggressive legal advocate in your corner– one who knows the federal criminal justice system inside and out; one who also has experience getting real results.

Extensive Understanding Of Federal Offenses, Rules And Procedures

I am Detroit criminal defense attorney Michael A. Rataj of the law firm Michael A. Rataj, PC and my practice is devoted exclusively to defending against federal criminal charges.

I have handled thousands of federal cases across the state of Michigan. I know the federal court rules, procedures, judges and prosecutors. I have represented clients in federal courts in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. I also successfully represented a client on death row in Georgia.

My Trial Experience

An aggressive criminal defense attorney is your best option in protecting your rights and your future. I am well-known in Detroit and throughout the state of Michigan for my tenacious and unyielding approach to protecting my clients.

Trials require a certain set of skills for presenting the facts in a positive light to both juries and judges. You can feel confident in knowing that I always work toward the best possible outcome for you.

My Practice

Each case is unique, and I defend clients facing a wide range of federal charges, including but not limited to:

  • Criminal Law
  • Bank Fraud
  • Breaking and Entering/Home Invasion
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Law – Federal
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Drug Crimes
  • DWI/DUI – Drunk Driving
  • Embezzlement
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Felony Firearm
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Internet Crimes
  • Larceny
  • Law Enforcement Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Murder
  • Negligent Homicide
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Parole and Probation
  • Resisting Arrest
  • RICO
  • Robberies
  • Securities Law
  • Sedition
  • Sex Crimes
  • Stalking
  • Terrorist Offenses
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Uttering & Publishing
  • Weapons Charges
  • Welfare Fraud
  • White Collar Crimes

Call My Law Office Today To Schedule An Appointment

If you are facing any type of federal charge, contact me via phone at 313-963-4LAW or online to schedule a consultation. I can speak with you about my experience handing federal offenses and potential options for you situation.

I offer free consults.