We will represent people accused of any state crime in Florida, from Murder to misdemeanors.
The penalties after a DUI conviction can be quite severe; we've handled hundreds of DUI's and know how to make creative arguments that win these cases.
We will always try our damnedest to successfully put into place a creative plan for a person accused of a probation violation that will minimize the time they have to spend in jail.
These allegations can be life altering and must be handled by a lawyer who knows all of the nuances of defending these very complex accusations. From illegal searches and sentencing guidelines that are grossly unfair, the issues that arise in these cases need to be handled by a specialist.
Obviously these are some of the most serious allegations that one could ever face, and a its takes a special kind of talent to orchestrate a successful defense in these situations. You will want someone on your side who has experience winning these kinds of cases.
A different set of rules and procedures are at work in these kinds of cases; we know them well and can usually find a way to keep these situations from permanently ruining the young person's future.
We handle Florida state and Federal appeals; be sure to check the filing deadlines and call to hire us in a timely fashion.
We've been practicing in federal court for more than 15 years now, and can handle cases from any federal jurisdiction in the country.
Our firm has won more suppression motions in the last decade than any other law firm in town, and if there's a way to get evidence thrown out due to an illegal stop or search by the police, we will find it.
These situations can get serious -- attempted murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, battery, and domestic violence being the most common charges that we always vigorously defend.
Often times law enforcement officers will cross the line of what's fair in these kinds of case, resulting in a person being enticed or entrapped into doing or saying something they had no intention of doing in the first place. These cases require very aggressive lawyering and should not be handled by just any criminal defense attorney.
Retail theft, grand theft, dealing in stolen property, burglary, and fraud cases make up the majority of cases in this category. We handle these kinds of matters and often find a way to avoid jail time for the accused.
A successful sealing of a record in Florida can be accomplished in most cases, as long as the person has never before been "adjudicated guilty" of a crime.
There are a number of potential post conviction options available in Federal Court after a person is convicted; in Florida state courts, the "3.850 motion" is available, most often employed if filed within two years of the date of the final judgement.