Panama City Violent Crime Attorney
Defending You on Violent Crime Charges in Panama City
Being arrested for a violent criminal offense is a serious matter. You are at risk of being subjected to harsh penalties including fines, jail or prison and a lengthy period of probation. To make matters worse, you could find that having a conviction for a violent offense on your criminal record can make it highly difficult to find suitable housing or even employment. With the police and prosecutor working together to have you convicted, it is easy to feel that everyone is against you. Fortunately, you can find compassionate legal counsel and aggressive representation at Virga Law Offices, P.A.
When you come to us for help, you will have the support of a dedicated legal team which includes a former prosecutor, and we work tirelessly to clear your name of the charges. We know how stressful this situation may be for you and your family, but are prepared to take immediate action to defend your rights and help you avoid the serious consequences you face. It might be possible to secure an acquittal by proving that you were acting in self-defense or that you have been falsely accused, or we might be able to negotiate a favorable plea bargain to keep you out of jail. Don't hesitate to contact us for a confidential consultation and to learn about strategies which may be effective in your case.
Violent Crime Statistics
According to data provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, there were a total of 98,183, with aggravated assault being the most common, followed by robbery, forcible sex offenses and murder. The number of violent crimes in our state has been on a steady decline over recent years, due in large part to the efforts of law enforcement to crack down on this type of offense. Whether you have been arrested for a misdemeanor assault or if you are under investigation for homicide, you need aggressive legal defense. Call or visit our office today so that we can begin working on your case now!