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Lakeland, Florida

Adams & LukaLakeland, Florida Criminal Attorneys

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
Exceptional Criminal Defense for Lakeland Clients

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.

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