When a person conceals assets for the purpose of gaining benefits from filing bankruptcy, they can be charged with bankruptcy fraud. Filing for bankruptcy multiple times, or falsifying information with the intent to illegally claim bankruptcy is also considered to be bankruptcy fraud. At the law offices of Jansen and Davis, P.A., our lawyers provide legal assistance, guidance, and representation to individuals facing bankruptcy fraud charges in Tallahassee.
If you have been charged with this serious federal offense, or if you are currently being investigated for this crime, you should seek representation from an attorney at our firm as soon as possible so they can begin defending you.
Bankruptcy was created with the purpose of helping those under severe financial strain and it is seen as an opportunity for people to get a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy is a privilege, and when someone abuses this privilege by making false claims, they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. As our lawyers have seen, bankruptcy is a highly complex legal process, and there are many opportunities for a person to make mistakes during the process.
Some individuals inadvertently forget to include certain information or overlook what seems to be an insignificant detail, when really these actions are indicative of bankruptcy fraud. Most individuals are shocked when they find out that they are under investigation for bankruptcy fraud because they have no idea how they ended up in this situation.
If you simply made a mistake during the bankruptcy process, your Tallahassee federal criminal defense attorney will fight to prove that you did not intend to commit bankruptcy fraud. As a skilled and experienced legal representative, your lawyer will find any and all pertinent information that may help prove that you were lacking intent to commit fraud, which can lead to having these serious federal charges dropped.
Contact a Tallahassee federal criminal defense attorney today if you are facing bankruptcy fraud charges!