If the police have arrested or interrogated you, or if you already face charges, the criminal defense lawyers in Palm Harbor, FL from Goldman Wetzel can help. No matter the type of crime they accuse you of committing, we can help you protect your rights and defend yourself from their allegations.
If the police have not yet interrogated you but they want to question you about a crime, we can go with you. We will not let you walk through this stressful and scary process alone. We may be able to help you prevent them from filing charges, get the charges dropped, or build a strong defense strategy and fight for a more favorable outcome in your case.
Call our team today at 727-828-3900 to talk about your case and learn how we can help.
We Handle a Wide Range of Criminal Defense Cases
Our lawyers work together on every case. This provides our clients with a well-rounded approach due to their varied career experience — Summer Goldman in the prosecutor’s office and Maribeth Wetzel as a career defense attorney. Our combined experience allows us to defend our clients in almost any type of criminal case. Some of the most common include:
- Sex crimes
- Drug crimes
- Domestic violence
- Violent offenses
- Misdemeanor and felony crimes
- Juvenile charges
- Federal crimes
If the police arrest or interrogate you or if you face charges in Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, or the surrounding area, we can help. Reach out to us today at 727-828-3900. We can review your case and go to work for you. We will fight the accusations against you and pursue the most favorable outcome possible based on the facts of your case.
You Are Not in This Alone
No matter the severity of the charges against you, there is no reason to navigate the criminal justice process on your own. Even relatively minor crimes can have serious consequences that extend beyond probation and fines. When the crime is more serious, the consequences of a conviction also increase. Our team of Palm Harbor, FL criminal defense attorneys has the tools you need to fight the accusations.
A few of the possible penalties you could face if convicted of a Palm Harbor crime include:
- Time in state prison or county jail
- Community service
- Mandated attendance in a drug or alcohol program
Any conviction will leave a mark on your record, and you will have to disclose your crime conviction any time you apply for a job or rent an apartment. Some professional licenses could also be in jeopardy if they convict you of a serious offense.
We Can Build a Strong Defense Strategy for You
The criminal defense lawyers from Goldman Wetzel use our experience with similar cases, as well as our knowledge of the facts of your case, to build a strong defense strategy for your case. From the moment you enlist our help, we will aggressively counter the allegations against you. When you hire one of our attorneys, you hire both of us.
Our team will fight for a more favorable outcome in your case. This could mean:
- Stopping the District Attorney from filing charges
- Getting charges dropped before trial
- Getting an acquittal in court
- Negotiating a deal to reduce charges against you
- Mitigating the effects your sentence has on your life
These more favorable outcomes may be possible by:
- Presenting evidence to show you could not have committed the crime
- Building a strong case to show your innocence
- Negotiating a plea deal for a lesser charge
- Negotiating a lesser sentence
If you face accusations or charges of a crime in Palm Harbor, FL, let our team go to work for you. Contact us today for your free consultation with a knowledgeable member of our team.
Contact Us As Early in Your Case as Possible
The earlier we go to work on your case, the better chance we have to stop it before it begins. If you call us before answering any questions, shortly after your arrest, or as soon as you learn you are a person of interest in a Palm Harbor, FL, crime, we may be able to prevent them from filing charges against you.
Even if you already face charges, we will go to work immediately on your case. We can get the prosecutor to see your case from another point of view. This may allow us to get your charges reduced or negotiate a fair plea agreement. Going to work on a case in its early stages also helps us lay a strong foundation for a solid defense if your case does go to trial.
What If My Loved One Is in Jail?
If the police arrested a member of your family for a Palm Harbor, Florida crime, do not hesitate to call us on their behalf. We will accompany them during interrogations, protect their rights, and ensure fair treatment. Call us today at 727-828-3900 to get started.
Talk to Our Criminal Defense Lawyers in Palm Harbor, FL
If the police want to question you, if they have arrested you, or if you already face criminal charges for a Palm Harbor, FL crime, the attorneys from Goldman Wetzel are here to help you. We will protect your rights, build a strong defense strategy, and fight for justice in your case. We will pursue a more favorable outcome in your case.
The Goldman Wetzel team approach allows us to work each case in a focused and efficient way, providing every client with the aggressive representation they need. At the same time, we treat you like a person — providing compassionate understanding and guidance throughout the process. Call us today at 727-828-3900 to get started.