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In most criminal cases, there is a "pre-arrest" investigation in which police investigators work to collect all of the facts and evidence to provide to prosecutors so that charges may be filed. If you are under investigation, we understand that it is natural to want to "hide out" and simply take no action until the time comes that it is necessary. This is not recommended; the sooner you consult with an experienced Orlando pre-arrest investigation attorney, the sooner work can begin to build an effective defense and begin preparing to fight any potential charges.

While being under investigation does not necessarily mean you will be arrested or charged, in most cases it does. This is another reason you should consult with a capable attorney, who will investigate on your behalf and take the necessary steps in an attempt to prevent charges being filed. In some cases, it may be possible to convince prosecutors to file charges that are less severe, which often results in penalties that are less harsh. By taking no action at all when you are under investigation, you are putting your freedom, legal rights, and future in jeopardy. We urge you to contact the Orlando criminal defense attorneys at Adams & Luka immediately.

Reasons Why You Should Consult with a Lawyer When Under Investigation in Central Florida

When you are under investigation, no doubt police investigators will want to talk with you. Unfortunately, many people forget that they have the right to remain silent. Police use various tactics in an effort to get you to cooperate, or claim their questions are "routine." You could, in fact, be setting yourself up for an arrest by saying something seemingly innocent. Police want your confidence, and will act as though they are on your side. They are not. By working with one of our skilled lawyers, you will have the legal support and guidance to ensure you are protected and do not make any missteps in the course of being investigated that could prove detrimental to your case.

Additionally, for those who are arrested or charged with a crime and convicted, we can advise you of various legal options and possible alternatives to jail, such as probation, house arrest (community control), work release programs, etc.

Contact Adams & Luka Immediately

If you or a loved one are under investigation, it is vital you take action to protect your freedom and legal rights immediately. The time when you are being investigated is not the time to sit back and relax, and wait for the ball to drop. At Adams & Luka, our Orlando criminal defense team will work vigorously in order to avoid charges being filed, and provide you with competent, aggressive legal counsel. Call us immediately for a free consultation at (407) 872-0307 or (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
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