The federal criminal justice system is unique and complex, with rules and procedures different than state courts. Federal crimes are prosecuted by referencing the United States Sentencing Guidelines, which typically suggest long prison sentences, heavy fines, and serious restitution. Federal criminal case are investigated and prosecuted by aggressive and experienced law enforcement agents and prosecutors. Typically, federal criminal cases are far more complex and serious than those prosecuted in state courts. If you are being investigated, have been charged with a federal crime, or have been contacted by federal agents, do not wait, contact Mrs. Lacayo so she can start protecting your rights and building an aggressive defense.