CRIMINAL LAW

Facing criminal charges can be frightening. But with DeZayas Friel, you’ll have an aggressive, knowledgeable attorney by your side giving you the guidance you need every step of the way.

Our lawyers offer compassionate, dedicated and proven representation for both adults and juveniles.
We have experience defending our clients against state and federal criminal charges ranging from DUI to capital murder charges.

Contact us at 863-904-4710 today to discuss your charges right away. Members of our team are bilingual for those more comfortable speaking in Spanish. The earlier we’re involved, the better.

AREAS OF CRIMINAL LAW SPECIALIZATION

Felony Criminal Defense

A Felony Criminal Charge is a serious matter which may affect your freedom, your family, and many other areas of your life. If charged with a felony crime it is extremely important for you to seek experienced legal counsel so that you are fully aware of your legal rights, options, and potential defense strategies, based upon the specific circumstances of your case.

In the State of Florida there are three degrees of a felony crime:

Third Degree Felony: punishable by up to a $5,000 fine, five (5) years prison and/or probation;

Second Degree Felony: punishable by up to a $10,000 fine, fifteen (15) years prison and/or probation;

First Degree Felony: punishable by up to a $15,000 fine, thirty (30) years prison and/or probation.

Misdemeanor Criminal Defense

A Misdemeanor Criminal Charge, while not considered as serious of a criminal offense as a felony crime according to the sentencing guidelines, misdemeanor crime convictions may still directly impact your life and may pose a hindrance in achieving some of your life choices and goals. If charged with a misdemeanor crime it is extremely important for your to seek experienced legal counsel so that you are fully aware of your legal rights, options, and potential defense strategies, based upon the specific circumstances of your case.

In the State of Florida there are three degrees of a misdemeanor crime:

Second Degree Misdemeanor: punishable by up to a $500 fine, sixty (60) days jail and/or six (6) months probation.

First Degree Misdemeanor: punishable by up to a $1,000 fine, twelve (12) months jail and/or probation.

Juvenile

When good kids make a mistake, we are here to protect their rights and give them a voice in the juvenile court system, and in severe situations, aggressively represent them if tried as an adult. We believe in the inherent ability of a child to recognize this type of path may ruin their ability to achieve their goals and ambitions for a successful life.

As a law firm providing experienced juvenile criminal defense providing residents of Polk County Florida with juvenile crime defense legal issues, we are committed to protecting the legal rights of each and every child, while always striving to provide the highest standard of legal representation.

If you require the legal advice and representation regarding a juvenile crime or other criminal defense issues for your child, make sure their legal rights are protected by seeking the legal advice of an experienced Central Florida attorney. Contact DeZayas Friel, at (863) 904-4710 to schedule a confidential legal consultation.

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8:00am – 5:00pm