For some residents in Florida, the only understanding of felony drug charges they have comes from the news, scripted shows and movies. While these outlets can provide a sense of severity, the reality is that one does not fully recognize the seriousness of the situation until they are faced with charges.
Allegations of a felony drug crime understandably leave the accused concerned about the outcome of these charges. Not only are they overwhelmed by the severe penalties associated with the crime, but they are worried what a conviction and a criminal record will mean for their present and future. Moreover, there is also the fear that the allegations alone with cause significant personal and professional detriments.
Getting trusted and effective legal advocacy
Whether it is your first run in with the law or not, the Lewin Law Firm understands that most are unaware of their legal options when it comes to asserting a defense. Thus, our law firm uses our knowledge and expertise in criminal law when guiding our clients through the process, ensuring that have a complete understanding of the charges, possible defenses and the potential outcomes and penalties.
Because the stakes are higher for a felony charge when compared to a misdemeanor, the legal process tends to be more complex and multi-faceted. With this understanding, our law firm will initiate ongoing negotiations with the prosecutors while moving forward with discovery, pre-trial work and filing necessary motions.
Creating the strongest defense
Each criminal charge comes with unique factors. Whether it is the criminal record of the accused, circumstances surrounding the charges, evidence collected or any other detail of the allegations or defendant, these factors are assessed and considered when establishing your defense options.
Ultimately, our goal is to provide the best defense possible so our clients can obtain a favorable resolution. Depending on the situation, this could look like reduced charges, reduced sentencing, a plea, dismissal of some or all charges or an acquittal.
The criminal defense process can become overwhelming and difficult for one to navigate on their own. As such, it is important that defendant gain a better understanding of their legal rights and options. A legal professional can help answer any questions and provide guidance throughout the process.