apply to federal court criminal prosecutions. For example, federal
cases can start with an arrest and a criminal complaint, but
then usually proceed to a grand jury indictment. During the grand
jury phase of a criminal case, representation by counsel is very
important. Your counsel can negotiate with the United States
Attorney in charge of the case, who is the prosecutor, to avoid
your appearance before a grand jury, and to arrange for evidence
sought by the grand jury to be turned over in a cooperative fashion.
If charges are filed by a grand jury, then your attorney can
surrender you to the court for a bond hearing, and reach an agreement
with the prosecutor on bond.
There are two
federal courts in Michigan, the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan, located in Detroit, and
the United States District Court for the Western District of
Michigan, located in Grand Rapids. Mr. Eaman is admitted to both
courts and has represented clients in both courts.
are returned by a grand jury, or charged in a complaint in federal
court, it is important to hire an attorney that is experienced
in federal court. Mr. Eaman has had experience in almost all
types of federal criminal prosecutions. A sample of the types
of cases he has represented clients in includes the following
types of cases:
- Health care
- Tax fraud
- False federal
civil rights charges
- RICO (Racketeering)
- Drug law
- Trade secret
- Alien smuggling
- Bank robbery
Mr. Eaman has
represented clients in two of the longest trials in the Eastern
District of Michigan in recent years, and three of the most famous.
See his resume.
at the Investigative Stage
after charges are filed