The criminal defense attorneys at Bogin, Munns & Munns handle virtually all aspects of defending Floridians charged with misdemeanors and felonies.
If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense or believe you may be under investigation by law enforcement, our attorneys can help protect your rights and work to reduce the consequences of a criminal conviction. An Orlando criminal defense lawyer from our firm can evaluate your case, implement a strategy, and fight for your freedom. We can also answer any questions you have about upcoming legal proceedings.
How We Can Help With Your Criminal Case in Orange County, FL
At Bogin, Munns & Munns, our firm has decades of experience. Our criminal defense team will:
- Navigate you through the process to ensure your rights remain fully protected
- Help gather compelling evidence to defend you
- Represent you in court, if your case goes to trial
- Work to reduce the amount you are required to pay in any fines
- Work to limit or eliminate the potential of jail time or probation
We are also available to assist you in sealing or expunging your existing criminal records. Our law firm aims to provide comprehensive legal services to defendants in Orlando.
Can I Afford to Work with a Defense Attorney on My Case?
While you may wonder if it makes sense to pay for a lawyer to represent you, keep in mind that the cost of hiring a lawyer may pale in comparison to the cost and consequences of a criminal conviction.
Consider the following fines you may face in various cases:
For general criminal charges in Florida, those convicted may face prison time and may be expected to pay the following fines (per Florida Statutes § 775.083):
- Life felony: $15,000
- First- or second-degree felony: $10,000
- Third-degree felony: $5,000
- First-degree misdemeanor: $1,000
DUI fines may involve the following financial penalties:
- Fines of $500 or more for a first DUI misdemeanor
- $1,000 or more for a second DUI conviction
- Up to $10,000 for DUI manslaughter
- Up to $10,000 for DUI manslaughter/leaving the scene
You may also face imprisonment for a DUI conviction, depending on the number of your prior convictions and other charges, according to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV).
To determine if it makes sense to work with a criminal defense lawyer, consider the cost of convictions—in terms of fines, jail time, and negative impacts on your life. You may want to seek help from our team, as we understand criminal law and will work to seek the best possible outcome for your case in Orlando, FL.
To consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer serving Orlando, call 855-686-6752
Types of Criminal Cases Our Defense Lawyers Can Help You With
We can represent you in a number of case types, including:
Attempted Murder– Driving Under the Influence (DUI) –Aggravated Assault– Aggravated Battery – Assault – Battery – Boating Under the Influence (BUI) – Burglary – Child Neglect – Disorderly Conduct – Driving While License Suspended – Failure to Appear – False Imprisonment – Grand Theft – Grand Theft Auto – Habitual Traffic Offender – Kidnapping – Manslaughter – Possession of Marijuana – Property Damage – Reckless Driving – Retail Theft – Robbery – Speeding – Trespassing – Violation of Probation
If you’re unsure about what type of criminal case you’re facing, call us to learn more about how we may be able to defend you. Our lawyers can assess your situation, answer your questions, and navigate the Orange County court system.
Our Defense Lawyers Can Take on Attempted Murder Cases in Orlando
Attempted murder in the first degree occurs when a person makes a planned, direct action to cause the death of another person. It requires premeditation and acting upon that premeditation. A conviction of first-degree attempted murder is punishable with life imprisonment.
Attempted murder in the second degree occurs when there is no premeditation, and, like manslaughter, may be referred to as a “crime of passion.” Second-degree attempted murder is punishable by imprisonment for up to 15 years.
Factors influencing whether an attempted murder charge will be considered first or second degree include (but are not limited to):
- Whether the offense was related to gang activity
- Whether the offender had a previous criminal record
- Whether a firearm was involved
- Whether the offense was committed against a public official, police officer, or member of Congress
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a report regarding Orlando’s crimes in 2019. It found that 25 homicides and instances of non-negligent manslaughter happened that year. In each of these criminal cases, having a lawyer could have meant the difference between a conviction and an acquittal.
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Protect Yourself Before Proceeding with Your Case
Don’t let the Court system, the Public Defender’s Office, or the State Attorney’s Office dictate the course of your future. As an Orlando resident, you have the right to consider legal counsel.
Before you make any decisions and before you go to court unprepared, you should know your rights and options. Many criminal offenses in Florida carry hidden consequences, including:
- Mandatory jail time
- Mandatory probation
- Suspension of your driving privilege
- A permanent criminal record
Whether you’ve been wrongly accused or believe that you may have committed a crime, our experienced criminal defense attorney will offer you a consultation so you can fully understand the legal process and Florida law as it applies to your specific situation.
Act Quickly to Protect Your Rights in Orange County
It is important that you contact a criminal defense attorney’s team as soon as possible after being arrested, issued a citation, or issued a Notice to Appear. Often, your rights and the course of your case are dependent on the actions taken by you and your attorney immediately. You may only have a short time to act.
You can speak with someone from our team today during a case review and get a defense attorney to protect your rights immediately.
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Call Bogin, Munns & Munns for More Information on Orlando Criminal Defenses
We have 13 locations throughout Central Florida and North Central Florida. We are happy to meet you in the location that is most convenient for you. With our main office in Orlando, we have 12 other offices, including Clermont, Cocoa, Daytona, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Leesburg, Melbourne, Ocala, Orange City, St. Cloud, Titusville, and The Villages.
Our attorneys work aggressively to ensure your criminal defense case is handled with the care you should expect from a firm that has been around for over 40 years. Call us today for a case review and to learn more about how we can help.