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Phone: (202) 430-1900

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Office Location: 1101 17th Street NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

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Washington, DC International Criminal Defense Lawyer

There are many criminal defense attorneys providing legal counsel throughout the Washington, DC area. However, very few of them have the professional experience and legal acumen to handle criminal defense on an international scale.

Crimes involving the crossing of national borders exist in a challenging legal area. Some of these matters include Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties, international commerce laws, international criminal warrants, and multi-national criminal justice programs. If you face any type of international criminal matter, you need a Washington, DC international criminal defense attorney who can provide detail-oriented, responsive legal counsel.

Choose Dennis Boyle for Washington, DC International Criminal Defense Representation

Facing criminal charges that extend beyond US borders can be incredibly daunting. Due to the existence of many different Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties between the United States and many other countries throughout the world, it’s possible for more than one federal criminal justice agency to pursue charges against you. It’s essential to have a legal representative with solid experience handling complex international criminal cases.

Washington, DC international criminal defense lawyer Dennis Boyle has more than 200 successful jury verdicts behind him and his legal team. Our firm is confident we can handle the most challenging cases involving international criminal law. Whether you face drug charges, white-collar financial crime charges, or any other legal action from outside the US, we can provide the legal counsel you need to minimize your sentence or have your charges dismissed. In extreme cases, we can help prevent some of the most severe penalties for breaking international laws, such as extradition or deportation. Attorney Dennis Boyle has successfully represented clients in a wide array of international criminal defense cases and can put this experience to work in your case.

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  • Dennis is a very experienced and skilled criminal litigation lawyer. Being both active in the International Bar Association (IBA), I have come to know Dennis as a person very much dedicated to his work and his clients, and with a broad up-to-date knowledge of legal matters.
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Why Do I Need a Washington, DC International Criminal Defense Attorney?

Washington, DC is the nation’s capital and one of the most important centers of commerce and international communications in the entire world. When you face criminal charges from outside the United States, a Washington, DC international criminal defense lawyer can help you determine the best approach to legal defense. Some of the cases Attorney Dennis Boyle and his legal team have represented in the past have involved charges such as:

  • Securities fraud, money laundering, and other white-collar crimes. These offenses can lead to astronomical financial penalties, and some of these charges may result from record errors or other inconsistencies that do not equate to criminal action. Our firm can help you determine the severity of the white-collar criminal charges you face and formulate your defense.

  • Tax evasion and tax fraud. Violating international tax laws can have severe repercussions. If you are accused of violating US tax law or the tax laws of any other nation, call us. Our firm can help you determine your best available defenses and handle difficult tax-related questions about your charges.

  • Benefits fraud. If you have been accused of defrauding a healthcare provider, Medicare, or other private or public benefits program, the penalties for such violations can vary greatly outside the US. Our team can determine the international statutes that might apply in your case and break down your defense options in a way you can easily understand.

  • Espionage statute violations. US citizens are prohibited from performing certain activities while abroad, such as accepting covert assignments from foreign operatives and dignitaries or providing such parties with confidential information. If you have been charged with violating United States espionage statutes, the potential penalties can be extremely frightening. As your Washington, DC international criminal defense lawyer, Dennis Boyle can provide the legal guidance you need in this type of difficult situation.

  • Controlled substance and narcotics-related offenses. Facing an accusation of international drug trafficking, smuggling, or any other type of criminal activity involving illicit substances can lead to many years in prison, astronomical fines, and charges from multiple international criminal justice agencies. Your Washington, DC international criminal defense attorney can help you determine your available defenses for drug-related international criminal charges.

  • Violent crimes. Anyone accused of aggravated assault, attempted murder, or any level of homicide could face criminal prosecution from multiple international agencies. These crimes are typically pursued aggressively and carry substantial penalties.

This is not an exhaustive list of the international criminal charges Attorney Dennis Boyd has successfully represented. Any type of international criminal charge can lead to severe penalties, so choose a Washington, DC international criminal defense attorney you can trust with your case.

Potential Penalties for International Criminal Charges

If you are a Washington, DC-area resident and a United States citizen charged with international criminal offenses, you need help. A Washington, DC international criminal defense lawyer can help you determine which international agencies will have roles in your legal proceedings and the gravity of the charges they have filed against you. Most US citizens will face incarceration in federal prison, substantial financial penalties, and many other consequences for violating international laws.

If you visit the US or are a non-US citizen residing in the US, a lot is on the line. You could lose the ability to remain in the country if you are convicted of an international criminal offense. In these situations, you may face not only criminal penalties from the criminal justice system of the United States but also criminal prosecution in your country of origin or country of nationality. An experienced Washington, DC international defense attorney can potentially help you avoid extradition or deportation. Your attorney’s main goal should be to have the charges against you dropped entirely or minimized as much as possible.

Find Your Legal Representative Today

If you have been charged with an international criminal offense, it is absolutely crucial to secure legal representation as soon as possible. Your Washington, DC international criminal defense attorney will analyze the charges against you and the potential penalties you face and then evaluate the strength of the prosecution’s evidence. Attorney Dennis Boyle has the professional legal experience to easily identify procedural errors and due process violations that may ultimately work in your favor in an international criminal defense case.

When you are ready to discuss your legal options with a reliable and experienced Washington, DC international criminal defense attorney, contact Attorney Dennis Boyle and schedule a case review to discuss your defense options.

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Contact Dennis Boyle, Attorney At Law Today

If you are searching for an experienced criminal defense attorney, Contact Dennis Boyle, Attorney At Law today. We have many years of experience defending clients that have been accused of federal financial crimes. We can help you navigate the complex legal process and provide you with the best defense possible. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation or speak with a member of our legal team.

Practice Areas

White Collar Criminal Defense

Those that find themselves charged with a white collar crime must make sure they have a dedicated defense attorney on their side.
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Investment Arbitration

These high-pressure cases can may prove especially difficult when dealing with countries known for high levels of corruption.
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Securities & Investment Crimes

With these white collar crimes you can face years or even decades of prison time, hefty fines and possibly other criminal charges.
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International Criminal Law

There are many criminal defense attorneys providing legal counsel throughout the Washington, DC area. However, very few of them have the professional experience and legal acumen to handle criminal defense on an international scale.
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Mail / Wire Fraud

Mail and wire fraud are two of the most frequently prosecuted crimes in the US. Both of these crimes are federal felony offenses.
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Fraud Cases

Fraud crimes are often prosecuted much more severely and often involve substantial amounts of money due to the violation of trust.
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Money Laundering

Money Laundering can lead to severe penalties including many years in prison, thousands of dollars in fines and asset seizure.
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Racketeering and Organized Crime

These offenses relate to interference with interstate commerce by threat or violence, interference with organized labor, money laundering, murder-for-hire and illegal gambling.
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Mail and wire fraud are two of the most frequently prosecuted crimes in the US. Both of these crimes are federal felony offenses
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Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is a relatively new and rapidly growing area of law. Too many people, and too many lawyers, think that cyber crimes are just like any other crimes.
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