South Florida Criminal Attorney For Violent / Firearm Crimes
Dealing With Violent Crime Charges in Miami-Dade
Most violent crimes are considered felonies and are serious crimes. Whenever a violent crime is committed along with the use of a firearm, the penalties and fines can increase dramatically. When someone is facing these types of charges it is important to realize that a strong and effective criminal defense lawyer will be needed to represent them. These types of charges are no light matter, and will be heavily prosecuted by the authorities in Florida to the fullest extent of the law. Some of the crimes considered as being violent or that involve a firearm include:
Being charged with a violent crime can result in severe penalties, especially when a firearm was used during the crime. Under Florida's 10-20-Life law, offenders who brandish or discharge a firearm while committing a crime may face mandatory minimum sentences of 10 or 20 years, respectively.
Attorney Eric Matheny represents clients throughout Miami-Dade, Broward County and Palm Beach County. He has a thorough understanding of the criminal courts procedure, having worked as a former prosecutor. His legal team provides understanding and personal attention to your case, committing themselves to preparing a strong defense on your behalf.
Consult With Attorney Eric Matheny in Miami-Dade County
Our firm understands what it takes to properly defend a violent crime case. A complete and thorough evaluation of the circumstances surrounding your case will be undertaken to ensure no stone is left unturned in your defense. With extensive experience at trial, you can feel confident you will receive the legal representation you deserve.
If accused of a violent crime you need an effective and aggressive criminal defense lawyer. Contact The Law Offices of Eric M. Matheny, P.A.