Criminal Justice in Brooksville, FL
If you were arrested for any misdemeanor or felony crime in Brooksville, Florida, then contact an experienced criminal justice lawyer for Hernando County, FL.
The four attorneys at Sammis Law Firm are experienced in providing representation at every stage of the case including the first appearance within 24 hours after the arrest, any emergency bond hearing, arraignment, pre-trial disposition hearing, motion hearing, pre-trial conference, or trial.
The key to obtaining the best result is securing an experienced attorney as early in the case as possible. Hire an attorney familiar with the particular criminal law procedures and practices that are most effective in the courtrooms in Hernando County, FL.
Criminal Defense Attorney in Brooksville, FL
If you have been arrested for any felony criminal offenses, keep in mind that the State Attorney’s Office in Brooksville takes 21 days to make a filing decision. Having an attorney early in the case gives you the best chance of convincing the prosecutor not to formally file felony charges or to file reduced charges.
It is usually more effective to try and prevent the felony charges from being filed in the first place then it is to fight the charges after they have already been filed. Don’t lose one of the most important battles in the case by not having representation during the first 21 days after your arrest for any felony criminal charge.
At Sammis Law Firm, P.A., we focus exclusively on criminal defense. That focus allows our attorneys to stay ahead of recent changes in Florida criminal laws and defenses. Contact us to fight out what you need to do today to protect all of your rights and have the best chance of avoiding a criminal conviction or prosecution.
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Our website provides information on various criminal offenses in Florida, including the special procedures and considerations that may apply to your criminal case in Brooksville, FL, including the following offenses:
- DUI, including DUI refusal cases, DUI cases with high BAC readings, and felony DUI cases;
- Driving on a Suspended or Revoked Driver’s License;
- Reckless driving;
- Habitual traffic offender (HTO);
- Violation of probation (VOP);
- Theft offenses including grand theft, dealing in stolen property, employee theft, fraud, credit card fraud or shoplifting (petit theft);
- Domestic violence, including assault, battery, stalking, aggravated battery, or violation of protective order;
- Domestic violence restraining order or protective order cases;
- Domestic battery; or
- Extradition to Hernando County, FL.
The attorneys at Sammis Law Firm can help you quickly seal or expunge a criminal history report for any arrest or charge in Brooksville or Hernando County. The term “seal” means the court procedure to put “under seal” any court record, police report, or arrest information. After the records are sealed, the public is not permitted to access the records or confirm that the records exist. The process to expunge a record is similar to the process to seal a record.
Hernando County Judicial Services – Learn more about criminal justice in the Fifth Judicial Circuit in Hernando County including the circuit and county court with seven full-time judges and one part-time judges. Information on the Clerk’s Office, a Judiciary Directory, the State Attorney’s Office and the Public Defender’s Office.
Hernando County Clerk of Court – Criminal Court – Visit the website of the Hernando County Clerk of Court’s Office to learn more about the criminal courts. Learn more about how to search for information about a pending criminal court case or find the docket. Find information on the three different types of criminal cases including Circuit Felony (CF) (any crime punishable by a prison sentence), Misdemeanor (MM) (offenses punishable by a maximum of one year in the county jail), Criminal Traffic (CT) (traffic cases that are heard in county court and punishable by a jail term not to exceed one year).
Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Hernando County, FL.
We understand that you have a wide variety of options when it comes to hiring a criminal defense attorney for your charges. Finding the right attorney for your case can be difficult. To help you make an informed decision, we provide a free consultation.
Contact us today to discuss your case with one of our criminal defense attorneys for Hernando County, FL.
This article was last updated on Friday, July 24, 2020.