COVID-19 Update: What We Are Doing to Protect Our Clients

COVID-19 Update: What We Are Doing to Protect Our Clients

Adams & Luka, P.A., will remain open and available to serve and protect all of our clients during this time, as well as continuing to offer free legal consultations.

Here at Adams & Luka, P.A., the health, safety, and wellbeing of our clients, attorneys, legal staff, and family members continues to remain our top priority at this time. We are following all CDC and local government guidelines as we continue to serve our clients while ensuring the safety of everyone. Our offices will remain open during normal business hours with new safety protocols being implemented. We will continue to work diligently on the behalf of all of our clients to prevent as little delay as possible in getting your case resolved. We are utilizing telephone and video conferencing options, email, and all other electronic means of communication and will continue to be fully accessible as always to our current clients and the community.

At this time, the Supreme Court of Florida has issued an administrative order canceling all non-essential in-person court proceedings. Essential hearing that will continue to be held per the Florida Supreme Court include:

  • first appearances following an arrest
  • criminal arraignments as necessary
  • hearings on motions to set or modify monetary bail for individuals who are in custody
  • juvenile dependency shelter hearings
  • juvenile delinquency detention hearings
  • hearings on petitions for temporary injunctions relating to the safety of an individual
  • hearings on petitions for risk protection orders
  • hearings on petitions for the appointment of an emergency temporary guardian
  • hearings to determine whether an individual should be involuntarily committed under the Baker Act or the Marchman Act
  • and hearings on petitions for extraordinary writs as necessary to protect constitutional rights.

Some non-essential court proceedings may still be conducted telephonically when doing so will be effective. Mediations, settlement conferences, plea negotiations, and other proceedings may continue to be held via telephone or video conferencing.

If you are unsure of how COVID-19 will affect your case, or if you are in need of a free consultation, please contact our office so that we may discuss your situation with you further. While there may be some delays that are not preventable given the current constraints on the court system, we are willing and able to exercise all options available to continue working on your behalf to still get the best results on your case as quickly, effectively, and safely as possible.

Please stay safe, and do not hesitate to contact us at 407-872-0307 or 352-787-2101 if you have any questions on your case or would like to speak to one of our attorneys for a free consultation. Our practice areas include criminal defense, family law, and personal injury throughout Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, Marion, Sumter, Polk, and Volusia County.

Client Reviews
★★★★★

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
★★★★★
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
★★★★★
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
★★★★★
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink
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