Virtually every day, people are served with subpoenas directing them to appear before a federal grand jury — and most have no grasp of what grand jury proceedings involve. On a basic level, if you have been called to testify, it means a United States Attorney believes you have information that will support someone’s indictment on serious criminal charges.
At The Law Office of James E. Tyner, PLLC we have extensive experience in the federal court system. We can fully explain your rights and obligations before you testify – in the effort to provide maximum protection of your interests. Contact us to arrange a consultation at our office.
Your specific grand jury subpoena might be for proceedings associated with a federal investigation — involving allegations ranging from drug trafficking to public corruption or business fraud. Whether or not you believe you have anything to hide, or that the prosecutor’s investigation in pursuit of an indictment could ultimately impact you, it is important to understand your rights and risks, and most importantly to understand if you are a witness, the subject of an investigation or the target of the investigation.
Once we understand your circumstances, we can advise you on issues such as:
We understand how disturbing and intimidating it may be to learn you are required to testify in grand jury proceedings. Our mission is to provide you with an experienced lawyer’s insight into your legal rights — and to be a valuable resource for you should you need further criminal defense counsel at any point. If you would like to discuss your concerns, please call our office at 518-783-3800 or email us directly.
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Posted by: Jared Carpentier