Facing a federal criminal Indictment is life-changing. You will need to raise money for bail, find an experienced attorney and begin building your defense.The risk of conviction is high. Federal prosecutors have almost unlimited resources available to help them put defendants behind bars. You may lose your freedom for a substantial number of years, or even be behind bars for the rest of your life.
In Attorney Upshaw’s criminal case of U.S.A. v Covington, the federal district court’s 23 year prison sentence was reversed and remanded by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorney Upshaw has earned the reputation for effectiveness, tenacity and trustworthiness. He fights to protect his client’s rights and freedom and puts the prosecution to its burden of proof.
You should not speak to anyone without an attorney present. That includes not answering questions from law enforcement, not discussing the case with your family members and not sharing anything about your case with your cell mate. It is true that anything you say can and will be used against you.