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Serious Crimes and Misdemeanors

If you have been arrested or are under investigation for committing a serious crime; drug offense, sex crime, felony battery, aggravated assault, murder, or white-collar crime, you will need aggressive legal representation to assist you in mounting a strong and durable defense. The attorney you choose will make the difference between the State proving your guilt and charges being reduced to a lesser offense or being found not guilty.

Before making your decision regarding which criminal defense attorney in Jacksonville Fl you choose, there are many factors you should consider. For instance, former State or Federal prosecutors now in private criminal defense practice have a wealth of knowledge and expertise. State and Federal public defenders also possess a wealth of experience in handling just about every type of criminal case and have represented hundreds, if not thousands of individuals accused of committing a crime. Having firsthand experience with prosecuting or defending those accused of crimes is crucial to understanding how prosecutors operate and what obstacles they face in getting convictions. Also having an attorney who is known and well-thought of in the criminal justice system can be a tremendous asset in receiving fair and impartial treatment from prosecutors and judges.

The experienced attorney you hire should provide the prosecutor with your version of the facts, so that they can make an informed decision and not just use the one-sided arrest report to file charges and assess your guilt. As the accused, you have firsthand knowledge of the facts and circumstances of your case, which makes you a valuable asset to the defense team.  Your input and ideas should be part of your defense strategy. Hiring an attorney who believes they can handle your case with little input and assistance from you, is a mistake that could cost you dearly.

Why you Should Hire Fallgatter Catlin & Varon as your Criminal Defense Attorney?

Being arrested and charged with a crime in the State of Florida is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly. Having a knowledgeable and experienced attorney on your side will serve your best interests. Curtis Fallgatter is a former Federal Prosecutor and has been practicing criminal law for over 40 years. For 25 of those years, he has been in private practice defending the rights of those who have been accused of committing a crime. Lisa Varon has been a criminal defense attorney for over 25 years. Together Curtis and Lisa make a formidable criminal defense team experienced in all types of criminal law matters.

If you have been arrested for a crime, it is paramount that you hire the very best, most experienced criminal defense attorneys capable of presenting your side of the events and facts in your case to the prosecutor and judge. Any criminal conviction carries with it life-long consequences that can be avoided with the proper legal representation and a proper defense.

Call us today at 904-353-5800 for a free consultation. We will review the facts of your case, explain your legal rights, and discuss the next steps that need to be taken on your behalf. Since you might only get one chance at a fair hearing or trial, choose your attorney wisely.