With nearly 300,000 residents, Escambia County has the highest population within the First Judicial District. In addition, Pensacola, which lies with Escambia County, plays a significant role in the Florida criminal justice system as the Chief Judge of the First Judicial Circuit as well as the elected heads of the Office of the State Attorney and Public Defender all maintain offices in downtown Pensacola. Escambia is the westernmost county in the state.
The courts in Escambia County can be extremely confusing, with a large number of Circuit and County divisions that can be difficult to navigate. Consequently, it is important for anyone who is facing a criminal case in Escambia County to retain an attorney familiar with these courts as well as the judges that will be hearing your case. The assistance of an experienced attorney can often have a significant impact on the outcome of your case and may even be able to have the allegations against you completely dropped or dismissed.
Representing clients a variety of criminal allegations in Escambia County
Board certified criminal defense specialist Stephen G. Cobb has been practicing law in Florida for over 20 years and is qualified to represent clients facing any type of criminal case. Some of the types of cases that the Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm routinely handles include:
- Assault and Battery
- Robbery and Theft
- Interference with Custody
- Domestic Violence
- Lewd or Lascivious Behavior
- Weapons and Firearms Charges
As a life-long resident of Florida, Mr. Cobb is extremely familiar with the people and laws of the state and has the skill and experience required to bring your case to a successful resolution. He has practiced all over the state and is familiar with the significant differences with which many of the courts across Florida operate.
Contact an Escambia County criminal defense attorney today to schedule a free consultation
Individuals who are facing a criminal case may be subject to significant penalties, including probation, fines, mandatory counseling, and even jail time. As a result, criminal defendants should seek legal counsel immediately. To schedule a free consultation with Escambia County criminal defense attorney Stephen G. Cobb, call our office today at (850) 669-5882.