Florida Criminal Defense Attorney
The Morris Law Firm is conveniently located in the Saint Petersburg, Florida area. Attorney Melinda Morris is the managing partner with special training on prosecuting criminal defense cases from the State of Florida. As a former criminal prosecutor Ms. Morris has handled thousands of cases from investigation through sentencing.
The Morris Law Firm represents various natures of criminal charges for first time and repeat offenders. It is understandable that when being prosecuted for a crime times can be distressing, especially if you have no previous criminal activity on your record. The Morris Law Firm is dedicated to being the absolute best criminal defense legal firm; we can aggressively defend our clients through the knowledge of Florida’s laws.
If you are wrongly alleged of committing a crime or there is no proof of you actually participating in the accused act, we will strive to get all charges dropped or to receive full dismissal for you case. Working with an experienced and aggressive Saint Petersburg, Florida lawyer will be beneficial to you in defending your case.
Our website has valuable resources and information on several criminal defenses areas. Our services include representing clients in Florida including: St. Petersburg & Clearwater, Tampa, Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee, and Sarasota County.
The Morris Law Firm represents the following criminal charges in Florida:
- First Time Offenders
- DUI Defense
- Domestic Violence
- Juvenile Offenses
- Drug Charges
- White Collar Crimes
- Traffic Offenses
- Assault / Battery
- Firearm Charges
- BUI Defense
- Theft Crimes
- Probation Violations
- Seal / Expunge Criminal Record
Arrested in Florida
In order to be arrested in Florida an arrest warrant is not necessary. There has to be a plausible cause. There must be a probable reason to prosecute you for a crime and evidence that is was actually you who committed the crime.
If you are arrested in Florida, you have fully protected by constitutional rights. It is important to understand that you will have the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. Subsequent to your arrest you are not mandated to provide any information to law enforcers or investigators until hiring an attorney.
Florida Department of State Resources – Florida Department of State website serves as the State Library & Archives of Florida.
Florida Constitution – Visit The Florida Legislature website to review the Constitution of The State of Florida.
Florida Government in the Sunshine Law – A website to aid government agencies, the media and private citizens understand Florida’s Open Government and Public Records laws.
Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol, PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The House Journal – Florida House of Representatives – the official record of actions taken by the House and its committees.
Florida Courts – Florida State Courts: Supreme Court, District Courts, Circuit Courts, County Courts, and Court Administration.
State Courts Administrator
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1900
Morris Law Firm | Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer
Hire the Morris Law Firm as your criminal defenses attorney and we will aggressively fight your case. Call or e-mail the Morris Law Firm located in St. Petersburg, Florida, to find out now to best protect your rights. Let our experienced criminal defense attorney help you understand what happens next, understand the potential punishment, determine if you can avoid a criminal record, and determine if your charge can be dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense. Acting quickly before the State Attorney files charges can be beneficial to your case. Our attorney fees are reasonable and payment plan options may be available.