Santa Clara County White Collar Crime Defense Lawyer
Experienced White Collar Defense Attorney in San Jose and Oakland
The idea of crime, to many people, is generally associated with illegal activities related to drugs or violent behavior. While such forms of crime tend to dominate local news headlines and the attention of municipal police departments, there are many other types of offenses that may seem less dramatic, but can be equally serious. Such is the case with a general classification of activity known as white collar crime.
Attorney Nick Cvitekovich has worked with hundreds of clients facing white collar crime charges and knows just how serious consequences can be when facing these types of accusations.
Santa Clara County Lawyers Serving Clients Charged with White Collar Crime
White collar crime refers to criminal activities that are non-violent in nature, but often motivated by financial gain. While no two cases are exactly the same, white collar offenses are commonly committed by means of deception, either in person, on paper, or electronically.
The negative impact to a white collar crime victim is usually financial and can create problems for the victim well into the future. Credit ratings may be affected, in addition to hundreds or thousands of dollars in financial losses. The consequences to individual convicted of a white collar crime can be extremely serious, as well. Depending on the particular offense, an allegation may be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony, and the associated penalties can include fines and prison terms, among other penalties.
At The Law Offices of Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich, we have worked with white-collar crimes of all types including:
- Fraud or deceit;
- Ponzi schemes;
- Embezzlement or money laundering;
- Identity theft;
- Theft of intellectual property, including copyright violations; and
- Many other offenses.
Affordable, Aggressive Defense for White Collar Crime Charges
When you have been falsely accused of a white-collar offense, the seriousness of the situation can be paralyzing. You may be facing significant fines or prison sentences, in addition to the possibility of paying financial restitution for actions you did not commit. The strength of your defense lies in your attorney’s ability to uncover the truth and make available every piece of evidence. Mr. Cvietkovich understands the importance of a thorough investigation. He will review every detail and even interview law enforcement personnel to ensure your defense is as comprehensive as possible.
Other situations may require an alternative approach, often requiring negotiations with prosecutors to reduce or eliminate charges. Over his career, Mr. Cvietkovich has handled thousands of cases, many of which were settled quickly and with minimal negative impact by effective cooperation with authorities.
If you are facing charges involving white-collar criminal activity, you deserve the representation that can only be offered by a professional, qualified defense lawyer. Contact The Law Offices of Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich to schedule a free consultation at (408) 898-9653 today. We will review your case and help you decide how to proceed in building your defense.