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Tavares, FL Violent Crimes Attorney

Adams & Luka

There are many criminal offenses that are considered violent crimes in Florida. Unfortunately, many individuals are wrongly accused, mistakenly identified, or even committed a violent crime in the course of defending themselves. Whether guilty or innocent, it is imperative to work with an experienced Tavares violent crimes attorney when you are facing criminal charges. The penalties if convicted can be extremely severe depending on the specific crime, criminal history, and other factors. At Adams & Luke our criminal defense lawyers understand how stressful and even frightening it is when others allege you were involved in a violent crime. We urge you to contact us now for guidance throughout your legal challenges.

Types of Violent Crimes in Lake County, FL

First of all, what exactly is a violent crime? Basically, if the alleged victim is injured or physically harmed through a violent action or even threatened with harm or bodily injury, it may be considered a violent crime. Some examples of the various types of offenses which are often considered violent include:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Aggravated assault or battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Burglary
  • Murder
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Lewd or lascivious battery
  • Lewd or lascivious molestation
  • Child abuse
  • Robbery
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Sexual battery
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson

In each of these crimes the common factor is that someone has been put in harm's way, physically injured, or even killed, in some cases with a weapon such as a gun or knife. If convicted of assault, battery, kidnapping, murder, child abuse, or any violent crime, the punishment may include years or even life behind bars. This is why it is urgent that you consult with an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney in Tavares if charged or under investigation for a serious crime.

In addition to prison time, those convicted of violent crimes often face steep fines, probation, suspension of professional licenses, a criminal record, and even registration as a sex offender for sex-related crimes.

Working to Obtain the Best Result in Violent Crimes Cases in Lake County, FL

Experienced criminal defense attorneys know there are many legal options and avenues to be explored, depending on the facts of your case. In some instances, it may be possible to avoid criminal charges. In others, it may be possible to have the charge reduced from a felony to misdemeanor, which results in lighter punishment. If your case should go to trial, we fight vigorously and are prepared to defend your legal rights and freedom. Ultimately, it all comes down to choosing a violent crimes lawyer who is creative, committed, and knowledgeable regarding the laws in Florida.

Contact Adams & Luka Now

No doubt you have heard the phrase "innocent until proven guilty," however do not take this to mean the criminal justice system is on your side. In fact, prosecutors will do their best to make certain you are held accountable and pay the price, regardless of your innocence or guilt. At Adams & Luke, our Tavares violent crimes attorneys are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to reach positive results, always focusing on protecting your freedom, reputation, and future. 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