South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer
Have you been arrested in South Florida?
Facing any kind of criminal charge can be immensely frightening, no matter whether you have been accused of a DUI or murder. In the state of Florida, there is on average one violent crime committed every 6 minutes and one property crime every 50 seconds. With statistics like this, law enforcement throughout the state is on high alert to keep residents as safe as possible; however, their attentiveness can have negative effects as well.
In 2012, there were over 960,000 total arrests of both juveniles and adults in Florida alone. Unfortunately there is always room for false accusations and wrongful arrests. Call Attorney Eric M. Matheny today at (305) 542-9491 to speak with a qualified South Florida criminal lawyer today.
We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week to assist you!
Why hire a former prosecutor?
Relying on Attorney Matheny's experience as a former prosecutor in Miami-Dade County, he brings outstanding knowledge.
How do his years spent on the other side of the courtroom help you?
- Attorney Matheny can offer an insider's perspective on the justice system
- He can assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case
- Additionally, he has the ability to make wise, informed decisions on how to proceed with their defense
- He has handled numerous trials
Having this type of experience in litigation, Attorney Matheny has been able to establish a successful criminal defense practice in Miami Lakes that serves the areas of Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County.
Attorney Matheny: Client's Choice for Criminal Defense
Thoroughly investigating his clients' criminal charges to create an aggressive and effective strategy for each and every case he handles, there is no case too complicated for him to handle. Working with many clients over the years, he understands that no two cases will ever be the same. It is important to come up with innovative ways to defend each client, rather than using the cookie-cutter mold that larger law firms tend to favor. Voted as a 2012 Avvo Client's Choice lawyer for the field of Criminal Defense,
Attorney Matheny has been ranked by both his peers and fellow legal advocates as a reliable, professional and successful lawyer.
Should we be your first call after an arrest? Find out why the answer is yes.
Read for yourself the various reviews that past clients have written about Attorney Matheny on Avvo to better understand his work ethic and level of dedication to each client.
Contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can do everything in our power to seek the most positive outcome.
Outstanding Legal Assistance in Criminal Defense
The laws in Florida are strict and upheld aggressively by law enforcement to ensure the safety of these communities. If you have been charged with a crime, it is vital for you to have someone working closely with you to avoid conviction. Jail time and extensive fines are associated with serious offenses such as:
What do I do if my child is charged with a crime in Florida?
Juveniles that are arrested in Florida consist of any minor under the age of 18 who may have committed a crime; however, juveniles can be tried as adults when it comes to certain felonies such as
sex crimes or gang-related offenses. This is especially true of juveniles between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age; those under the age of 14 will typically be considered children and never tried as adults.Whatever the charges you may be dealing with, the sooner you take action, the better chance you may have at attaining a positive case result.
Specified and Personal Help for Each Individual Case in South Florida
With Attorney Matheny's experience as a former prosecutor coupled with the personal attention he gives when defending a case, you can feel confident that your situation will be handled as effectively as possible. Attorney Matheny is a relentless opponent when fighting for your rights.
We offer payment plans to help ease any financial stress you may experience when hiring an attorney. We serve clients in the Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties and all throughout South Florida, providing exceptional legal resources and representation to all. If you have any additional questions, check out our FAQ page or feel free to
contact us to receive the exemplary legal advice that you deserve.
6625 Miami Lakes Drive
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
To find out more about The Law Offices of Eric M. Matheny, P.A. and the services provided by Attorney Matheny, please do not hesitate to call our office today. Available to take your call 24 hours a day, it is our goal to serve our clients with exceptional customer service.