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Under Investigation in Tavares, FL

Adams & Luka

If you are under investigation in Tavares or even suspect you are under criminal investigation, it is critical to know what you should do and what you should not do. Police are notorious for cracking down hard on those they suspect committed a crime - even to the point in some cases of getting innocent individuals to admit to something they actually did not do. It is natural to be stressed out and even frightened in a situation like this. If you are under investigation, it is imperative you consult with a skilled and aggressive Tavares criminal defense attorney immediately.

If you don't answer questions and cooperate with police investigators, won't they believe you are hiding something? It makes no difference what investigators think - you have rights, and giving in to the pressure could (and often does) make matters worse for the accused. Police and prosecutors are savvy and often over-zealous in their efforts to break a suspect down. It is their job to build a solid case and have the suspect convicted.

Do You Need a Lawyer at This Point?

Absolutely. In fact, as soon as police begin questioning you it is time to hire a capable attorney. By obtaining legal representation early on, it is often possible to avoid criminal charges. It is important that you take action, and don't wait to find out what steps police or prosecutors intend to take next. By then, it could be too late.

What You Should Know When Under Investigation in Lake County, FL

Aside from getting a criminal defense lawyer immediately, there are other things you should be aware of when you are under investigation. These include:

Knowing your rights. Under the Constitution, you have the right not to speak to police or answer their questions. Other than giving police identification when asked, it is best to remain silent. You should also know that should you say something before police give you your Miranda Rights, anything you say cannot be used against you. However, once the Miranda Rights are read to you, anything you say can be used as evidence against you.

Know that it is not against the law for police to lie or use other tactics to trick you. Police will often begin acting as though they are your friends, and trying to help you. Don't fall for these tactics. Police can lie, and often do. Investigators often try to convince a suspect that he/she will be arrested for not cooperating. Don't fall for the "routine" questions ploy either, as they are simply trying to get any information that could be used against you.

The one and ONLY person you should talk to and seek guidance from at this point is a trusted Tavares criminal defense attorney.

Exercise Your Rights - Contact Adams & Luka Now

The moment you realize you are under investigation the most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your freedom is to contact an experienced Tavares criminal defense lawyer. At Adams & Luka, we provide legal guidance and handle the investigation in an effort to prevent charges from being filed when possible, or to have the case dismissed. Contact us today at 407-872-0307 for a free consultation regarding your situation.

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