An estimated 1.7 million people reside in Broward County, Florida, making it the second most populous county in the state. With such a large number of residents, it should be expected that some residents may make a poor decision and find themselves facing criminal charges. Other residents may find themselves falsely accused by law enforcement officers and prosecutors of a crime they did not commit. No matter what your particular situation may be, facing any type of criminal charge can be highly stressful and often frightening due to the potentially severe consequences of crime in Florida.
Criminal Charges In Florida
Florida laws set out a wide variety of criminal offenses and harsh consequences to go along with many of these offenses. Offenses range from traffic violations, such as a speeding ticket, all the way to homicide and other violent crimes. No matter what type of charge you face, and experienced attorney can can assist you in many ways throughout your case For example, a criminal defense lawyer can often help you with the following and more:
- Communicate with law enforcement officers on your behalf
- Fight for a bond reduction so you may leave jail
- Protect your rights while you are behind bars and in court proceedings
- Negotiate with prosecutors for a plea deal in your favor
- Advise you on your decision whether or not to plead guilty
- Conduct a thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding your arrest and the
- alleged offense
- Present evidence at trial to obtain an acquittal
Contact An Experienced Broward County Criminal Defense Lawyer To Discuss Your Case Today
If you are facing any type of criminal charges, you should never haphazardly chose an attorney to handle your case. Instead, you should always choose a lawyer who has years of experience handling criminal cases in the court that is presiding over your case. Stephen G. Cobb has extensive experience defending criminal charges across the state of Florida and specifically in Broward County. Mr. Cobb understands how the Broward County court system works in both Fort Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach. If you have been arrested, your first call should be to the Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm at (850) 669-5882 to discuss how we can assist you.