Learn How Federal Sentencing Guidelines Apply to Your Case
Federal criminal appeals attorney Frank E. Stanley of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was one of the first lawyers in the U.S. to file in the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the federal sentencing guidelines. The federal sentencing guidelines are highly complex, filling a two-volume set of books of more than 1000 pages of detailed rules that can double or triple the sentence of a defendant who is convicted of a federal crime.
For assurance that all avenues to the most favorable outcome are pursued in your sex crime, drug crime, child pornography, domestic assault, or child physical abuse case, contact federal criminal lawyer Frank E. Stanley. Call the law firm’s office at 616-773-2702; toll free at 800-667-5546; after hours or on weekends at 616-540-0007.
Years of Experience Interpreting, and Appealing Interpretations of, Federal Sentencing Guidelines
The Law Firm of Frank E. Stanley has years of experience confronting challenges posed by federal sentencing guidelines that have affected clients’ penalty phases. Attorney Stanley has successfully appealed, before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, interpretations of the federal sentencing guidelines. A client who faced between 37 months and 240 months in prison depending on the selected interpretation of the federal sentencing guidelines received the lower sentence through Attorney Stanley’s knowledgeable advocacy.
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel is Sometimes to Blame
In some cases, faulty sentencing outcomes are the result of ineffective assistance of counsel, when defense lawyers have not possessed the detailed knowledge necessary to most effectively advocate in light of the complex formulas found in the federal sentencing guidelines. Attorney Stanley is prepared to defend, and appeal to, laws that are designed to protect the rights of the accused.
Contact federal criminal lawyer Frank Stanley to arrange for a meeting to discuss your legal issues and concerns regarding drug sentencing laws or other state or federal mandatory sentences. Call the law firm’s office at 616-773-2702; toll free at 800-667-5546; after hours or on weekends at 616-540-0007.