Umatilla, Florida

Adams & Luka Umatilla, Florida Criminal Lawyers

With a violent crime rate a bit higher than the U.S. average, Umatilla is a small city (population of about 3,500) whose most common crimes are assault and theft-related offenses. At Adams & Luka, our criminal defense attorneys know that regardless of a city's population, individuals are going to be investigated for or charged with various crimes from drug possession or DUI to shoplifting, domestic violence, and auto theft. However, an arrest does not indicate a person will be found guilty. Anyone who is charged with a criminal offense must be proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. It is our job to protect your legal rights, advise you of the legal options available to you, and develop an effective, sound legal strategy. We urge you to call us now at (352)787-2101 regardless of the charges you are facing.

Being arrested for any offense is a stressful experience, no matter how minor the crime may seem at the time. Most likely you are scared and apprehensive, not knowing what you face. Our Umatilla criminal defense lawyers will answer your questions, explain the criminal justice process, and work to reach positive results while alleviating your fears and concerns. With more than 30 years of combined experience and an intense understanding and knowledge of Florida laws, we are an exceptional choice in legal representation.

We have a proven track record for representing clients charged with all types of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies including:

  • DUI - felony drunk driving, child endangerment
  • Drug crimes - possession, manufacture, distribution/delivery of marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and other substances
  • Juvenile offenses
  • Theft and property crimes - home invasion, auto theft, identity theft, armed robbery
  • Violent crimes - arson, domestic violence, murder, carjacking
  • Sex crimes - child molestation, Internet crimes, rape

If you are under investigation, consult with a seasoned criminal defense attorney before charges are filed when possible.

Outstanding Legal Representation for Umatilla Clients

When possibly facing criminal charges, it is vital to consult with a knowledgeable, skilled defense attorney. At Adams & Luka, we are highly familiar with the criminal justice process in central Florida, and know how police and prosecutors work. You have legal rights under the U.S. Constitution that must be protected; police make mistakes, which may work to your advantage. We will thoroughly investigate your case, discuss various legal options with you, and work to develop the strongest possible defense should it become necessary to go to trial.

Contact Adams & Luka Now

Representing yourself is never a good idea when you are facing criminal charges. Prosecutors are intimidating and relentless; a thorough understanding of the law and a defense attorney who is aggressive and ready to fight on your behalf is vital to positive results. At Adams & Luka, we will do whatever it takes to have charges dismissed or reduced, or secure an acquittal at trial. Contact us immediately for a free consultation at (352)787-2101.

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
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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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