Saint Petersburg 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 in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas 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.
If you are wrongly alleged of committing a crime or that 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 Pinellas County 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 Saint Petersburg and Clearwater.
The Morris Law Firm represents the following criminal charges in Saint Petersburg:
- 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 Saint Petersburg
In order to be arrested for criminal charges in Pinellas County, 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 Saint Petersburg or Clearwater, Pinellas County you are 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.
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Morris Law Firm | Saint Petersburg Criminal Defense Lawyer
Hire the Morris Law Firm as your St. Pete defense 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.
Melinda Morris is a former prosecutor and has handled thousands of criminal cases from investigation through sentencing enabling us to identify weaknesses in the State’s case against you.
We never settle for the easiest outcome or the typical result. We know how to negotiate with the State Attorney and we will work to get you the best possible outcome.
Melinda Morris has practiced criminal law for over 20 years. Our clients trust advice that comes from experience in nearly every type of criminal case.
We will know every client’s story because we will take the time to listen and understand. You will work with your attorney one-on-one at every stage of the process.
You will have the cell phone number of your attorney. Your attorney will directly return your call, email, or text to answer your pressing questions.
The government is wasting no time in trying to prove your guilt, a proactive defense is imperative. Prompt and decisive action from your defense attorney is of critical importance.
At Morris Law Firm, P.A., your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.
Seth Shapiro is the most professional, courteous, caring attorneys I’ve dealt with in all of my 70 years. He did a fabulous job representing me defending me and getting charges dropped. I couldn’t have dreamed of better counsel.- Stephen on AVVO
100% satisfied with Morris law group. Melinda was able to resolve my legal issues with no additional expenses other than my original retainer. I highly recommend this firm for professional and competent representation.- Peter R. on Yelp
If you want the best legal representation, look no further than Morris law firm. Melinda reassured me from the very first time we spoke over the phone. She is very professional and keeps you updated on the progress of your case. I really liked that I didn’t have to reach out to her Everything was smooth, straightforward and she put my mind at ease. You’ll be in good hands with her. Thank you Melinda- Hassan on Google
Mr.Shapiro helped my case by looking at the police body cam diligently which supported my testimony . He presented evidence to the prosecutor .I hired Seth Shapiro to defend me after a domestic battery charge in which I was wrongfully accused and arrested. My case was dismissed thankfully. .Couldn't have asked for a better outcome. This was an extreme difficult time for me. Seth Shapiro was knowledgeable and compassionate in my case. He followed up with my concerns. I would highly recommend this firm.- Melody Z.
Melinda has represented me on numerous cases and the outcome has always been great. Melinda goes above and beyond to defend your rights and get you the best possible outcome. I highly recommend hiring her.- Shasta on Google
Morris Law Firm is a very professional and responsive. They closed my case in a very short terms, for what I'm very grateful. Strongly recommend them especially Seth Shapiro. He decreased my case from felony to misdemeanor in short terms and during 6 months my case was totally closed.- Elina P. on Google