With a population of about 97,400, Lakeland has higher than average property and violent crime rates when compared with the U.S. average. Many of these crimes are theft-related, while burglary and assault are also more common than other types of crime such as arson, rape, or murder. Regardless of the offense you have been accused of, you no doubt are frightened and uncertain about the future. No one wants to spend time in jail or prison, or have their reputation or career placed in jeopardy. At Adams & Luka, we have the experience, skill, and committed approach to reach good results in your case, no matter how minor or serious the situation may seem. Contact us today at (407) 872-0307.
DUI and drug crimes are fairly common throughout not only central Florida, but the U.S. Criminal penalties vary by state for many crimes, however the penalties are harsh in most cases. For instance, a DUI conviction could leave you facing jail time, probation, fines, driver's license suspension, community service, and more. The criminal penalties for various drug crimes depend on several factors, including the type and amount of drug involved, your criminal history, whether a weapon was present, and other factors. You may face fines, substantial prison time, even court-ordered drug rehabilitation. It is important to take action right away if you have been accused of any crime.
With more than 30 years of combined experience, our criminal defense firm has successfully represented clients accused of all types of crimes including, but not limited to:
- DUI - child endangerment, felony drunk driving
- Violent crimes - manslaughter, carjacking, murder, domestic violence
- Drug crimes - possession, manufacture, or distribution of illegal drugs, cocaine charges, marijuana charges
- Sex crimes - child pornography, Internet sex crimes, rape, child molestation
- Theft or property crimes - home invasion, auto theft, identity theft, armed robbery
- Juvenile offenses
Our Lakeland criminal defense lawyers know that unless you have been charged with a crime in the past, you have no idea what the criminal justice system involves, or how complex it is. Our years of experience in central Florida and familiarity with how police and prosecutors work give our clients an edge. We know the tactics used by police, and how over-zealous prosecutors can be in their efforts to obtain a conviction. We will thoroughly investigate your case and the charges against you, examine the evidence, explore all possible legal options, and mount a vigorous defense should it become necessary to go to trial. While the ideal situation is to prevent the filing of charges, this is not always possible. Our firm will work tirelessly in order to secure positive results, whether that means having charges dismissed or reduced, or reaching a not guilty verdict at trial.Contact Adams & Luka Now
At Adams & Luka, we realize the consequences of a conviction are much more far-reaching than criminal penalties; your career and reputation may be at risk as well. A conviction can leave substantial damage in its wake. We work to minimize the damaging affects to your life, always working toward the best possible result. Contact us now for a free consultation at (407) 872-0307.