The right to privacy is one of the most important freedoms we enjoy in the United States. However, if the United States government has reason to suspect an individual or group is engaged in espionage, illegal foreign intelligence gathering or terrorism, they may become the subject of physical or electronic surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 or FISA. However, citizens and foreign nationals also have the right to protect themselves if they are wrongly targeted by the government. The legal team at Okabe & Haushalter is committed to protecting the rights of those accused of espionage and illegally gathering foreign intelligence. We utilize an aggressive and comprehensive approach to ensure each client is treated if fairly under the fullest extent of the law and to help place them in the best position to succeed.
A FISA warrant is typically obtained through a court order. The FISA Court must find probable to allow the surveillance of a foreign power or agent of a power foreign power. The President of the United States can obtain a FISA Warrant through the Attorney General without a court order. Under Federal Law, the President can enforce electronic surveillance for up to one year only to acquire foreign intelligence information.
Far too many people have been unfairly targeted by the U.S. government on charges of espionage. The consequences of espionage charges can be severe. It can result in deportation or even significant time behind bars. When your assets and freedom are at stake, It is important to have a powerful legal team in your corner to fight these charges. The FISA warrant attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter are ready to help.
The most common wiretaps are issued by the FBI and DEA. They are also used when multi-police agencies or departments work together. The most typical cases involve the sale and importation of drugs into the country. The Government will often use wiretaps as a first resort rather than a necessary resort. Over the years, our team of FISA warrant attorneys has successfully defended the rights of high-end clients accused of wrongdoing.
When it comes to criminal law defense, you truly get what you pay for. The quality of the attorney you choose can often make the difference between maintaining or losing your freedom. Our team of attorneys has a higher standard. We represent high-end clients in big-ticket cases. Clients come to us because of our combination of experience, vast legal resources and our track record for getting results. We have successfully represented countless clients in various state and federal wiretapping cases. Do not take chances when it comes to your legal representation. Choose the team of FISA warrant attorneys who always place the needs of the client first. To learn more, contact the legal team at Okabe & Haushalter and schedule a consultation to discuss your case.