The criminal defense attorneys at Greg Smith and Associates represent Utah residents and visitors who have been accused of federal animal crimes. Federal charges are serious and can result in significant fines and prison time. Many federal laws are very broad and encompass a large variety of behaviors.
Prosecutions under federal animal protection laws often target behaviors that were never originally intended to be covered by these laws. It is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who has the resources to successfully challenge federal animal crime charges. Hiring the right attorney can mean the difference between freedom and prison time, and avoiding thousands of dollars in fines.
The attorneys at Greg Smith and Associates handle cases involving all types of federal animal crimes, including:
- Airborne hunting
- Animal crush videos
- Animal enterprise terrorism
- Animal fighting
- Animal Welfare Act violations
- Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act violations
- Conspiracy allegations
- Endangered Species Act violations
- Fur prohibitions
- Invasive species
- Illegally taking fish
- The Lacey Act violations
If you have been accused of a federal animal crime, call Greg Smith and Associates at 801-651-1512 or contact us online. Our lead attorney, Gregory B. Smith, has prosecutorial experience and knows the other side’s playbook. We handle even the most complex federal cases and help Utah residents navigate the often confusing federal criminal system.
Defending Against Federal Criminal Charges Across Utah
The attorneys at Greg Smith and Associates represent individuals accused of violating federal animal laws in all Utah forests, lakes and parks, including the Great Salt Lake, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Wasatch National Forest and Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
Contact us online or call our office at 801-651-1512 to set up a free consultation regarding your case. We meet with clients all over Utah, from Logan to St. George. We also have evening and weekend appointments available.