Lake Mary, FL Criminal Defense Lawyer – The Ladan Law Firm, P.A.

If you are arrested for a crime, whether it’s a misdemeanor, felony, or a DUI charge, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney to defend you and protect your rights. Criminal defense is a complicated area of the law, and you need someone who is familiar with Florida’s laws and courts.

While you are entitled to represent yourself after a crime, the odds are against a favorable disposition of your case. Retaining a qualified lawyer is your best chance at getting the charges dropped or reduced. With experience in criminal law since 1998, and criminal defense since 2001, The Ladan Law Firm, P.A. can represent your interests from arrest to resolution.

Contact Us or call 407-487-2522 to find out how we can help with your case.

Experienced Defense Lawyers

If you have been arrested for a crime, you need proper representation. Criminal lawyers handle cases such as burglary, DOMV injunctions, domestic violence, sexual battery and rape, weapons and firearms charges, and lewd and lascivious behavior, just to name a few. Here is some additional information on a few common charges:

  • Assault & Battery – The specific crime you are charged with may be assault, aggravated assault, battery, felony battery, or aggravated battery. Each has a slightly different definition as well as different punishments. Just by threatening someone, you can be charged with an assault. A good criminal defense attorney will explain to you the specifics of your case and can work to get your charge reduced if it is possible and in your best interest.
  • Drugs – The laws on drug possession, distribution, and use are so complex in the state of Florida that the statues are 39 pages long. If you have been charged with a drug-related crime, take the time to sit down for a consultation to find out the potential punishments you face.
  • DUI – If you are convicted of driving under the influence in Florida, you may face fines, jail time, community service hours, and a driver’s license suspension. What type of penalties you face will depend highly on how many past convictions you have and your level of blood alcohol at the time of arrest. But even if you failed a breathalyzer test, there are ways to work towards getting the charges dropped or reduced with the right criminal defense lawyer by your side.

One of the most important aspects of criminal defense is detailed attention to the components of the entire matter. A good attorney can address your concerns, reflect on the trajectory of your case, and negotiate with court officials—all at the same time. Assistance to you may take the form of these services:

  • Accompanying you at arrest.
  • Managing bail.
  • Providing skilled representation in and out of court.
  • Discussing your concerns, providing education on the criminal process.
  • Providing an honest assessment of the facts of your case.

While grounds for arrest are categorized, the details of every arrest are different. Criminal defense lawyers use experience with the law and knowledge of the court system to determine possible defenses, for example:

  • Proving you did not commit the crime.
  • Pressing presumption of innocence until proven guilty.
  • Self-defense.
  • Impaired judgment / mitigating circumstances.
  • Justification for commission of illegal act.

Criminal defense attorneys also work within the system by:

  • Discussing facts and plea bargains with officers of the court.
  • Creating solutions to meet the needs of clients and the government.

The Criminal Defense Process

When you are arrested in Florida, there are specific procedures as outlined by the law that must be followed. It may be weeks or months before you learn what is going on with your case. Unfortunately, by law, your attorney cannot guarantee any outcome, but they can provide you with potential strategies for your defense and explain the pros and cons of each one. The job of your Florida criminal lawyer is to arm you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your case in order to work towards the best possible outcome.

Before going into a criminal trial, your attorney should explain the details of the crime you are being charged with as well as the penalties you may face as a result.

Being Questioned by the Police? Get Legal Representation Now.

Your need for defense begins before you are charged. Before speaking to police officers, get advice from an attorney. A good criminal defense lawyer will advise you of your rights and help protect you from your charges. Remember, you don’t have to talk to the police without a lawyer present, so protect yourself.

If you believe you are going to be arrested or are a person of interest in a case, contact The Ladan Law Firm, P.A.

More About Lake Mary, FL

One of the new-rich areas of Orlando, the Lake Mary, FL community boasts beautiful housing communities and million-dollar mansions.  One of the smallest cities in the area, Lake Mary, FL only counts 16,000 people as its permanent residents.  Only 2 zip codes make up the entire area including 32706 and 32795.  A quick jump on Interstate 4 and you are in downtown Orlando, FL.  When visiting Lake Mary, FL assure to visit Big Tree Park and The Lake Mary Events Center.  Finally, if all of this sedate and calm city living is not your cup of tea, visit Kissimmee, FL for all of the fun in the world.

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Orlando Office

The Ladan Law Firm, P.A.
121 S Orange Ave #1420
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-487-2522
Fax: 407-657-1526

Kissimmee Office

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808 West Mabbette Street Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-796-9563
Fax:407-846-6549

Longwood Office

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1220 Commerce Park Dr., #207
Longwood, FL 32779
Phone: 407-796-9179
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