EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN TAMPA, FLORIDA
Handling State & Federal Criminal Cases in Pinellas & Hillsborough Counties
Have you been arrested? Are you under investigation for allegedly committing a criminal offense? Are you facing formal criminal charges?
At Buda Law, our Tampa criminal defense lawyers understand that facing a criminal charge of any kind is often a frightening and overwhelming experience. However, we also know how detrimental it can be for those in this position to make a misstep and allow their nerves to affect their composure. That’s why, when we take on a criminal case, we’ll start by calming your fears and walking you step by step through the process and informing you of your best options moving forward. We’ll also vigorously defend your legal rights and ensure law enforcement and prosecutors do not take advantage of you during this vulnerable time. Overall, our goal is to help you feel better about your situation and sleep at night knowing we are in your corner working tirelessly for you and to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.
If you’re facing criminal charges in the Tampa area, you NEED the dedication and experience of the criminal defense attorneys at Buda Law. To set up a free consultation concerning your case, give us a call at (813) 352-2217 or contact us online today.
How a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at Buda Law Can Help
With extensive criminal law experience on both sides of the courtroom, Attorney Andrew Buda knows how to build a solid case on behalf of the criminally accused. He takes the time to carefully investigate the circumstances of your arrest and craft an effective strategy capable of withstanding the prosecution. With every case he and his legal team take on, Attorney Buda ensures that every client receives the time and personal attention they deserve to ensure the strongest possible defense.
Although every situation is unique, you can expect your criminal defense lawyer at Buda Law to dedicate plenty of time, resources, and research to your case. This may include investigating the alleged crime, gathering evidence. interviewing and selecting witnesses, composing trial motions, advising you on all legal matters, defending you at trial, and whatever else is necessary to avoid a criminal conviction or maximum sentence.
Criminal Charges We Handle
The criminal defense attorneys at our law firm can provide aggressive defense in district and state courts as well as federal criminal defense services. We also represent clients accused of all types of misdemeanor and felony crimes in Tampa, including the following:
- Violent crimes, such as aggravated assault, aggravated battery, murder, manslaughter, and other violent offenses
- Sex crimes, including sexual battery, prostitution, child pornography, and more
- Domestic violence
- Probation violation defense
- Tampa DUI charges, including first and subsequent DUI offenses, underage DUIs, and felony DUI cases
- Theft crimes, such as shoplifting and petty theft, grand theft, motor vehicle theft, etc.
- Restraining order defense for domestic violence charges and other violent offenses
- Drug crimes, including drug possession, drug manufacturing, drug trafficking, and other related drug crimes in Florida
- White-collar crimes, including fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, and more
What to Do After an Arrest
The first few days following an arrest are critical. As we mentioned before, arresting officers and prosecutors will likely take advantage of you during this time and do whatever it takes to secure evidence that can be used against you later. That is why it is imperative that you remain silent during this time and meet with a criminal defense attorney BEFORE speaking to anyone.
As soon as possible following your arrest, call the Tampa criminal defense attorneys at Buda Law. We’ll get straight to work defending your rights, reviewing your options, and putting together a solid plan. Much like the arrest itself, the time between being detained and the filing of formal charges is critical. In some cases, a simple call from our Tampa criminal lawyers to the prosecutor can make the difference between a charge being filed or dropped.
The consequences of a criminal conviction in Florida are harsh, whether you face jail time, years in state prison, hefty fines, restitution to the alleged victim, probation, or any other variation of penalties. The best thing you can do for yourself is secure criminal defense representation as soon as possible. At Buda Law, we offer free consultations so you can seek legal support right away. Don’t wait – the prosecutor won’t. Call Buda Law today.
Put a Former Prosecutor on Your Side
The second you are arrested, the prosecutor starts working on your case, analyzing all available evidence to secure a guilty verdict. For many years, Andrew Buda was a prosecutor in Pinellas County doing the exact same thing. As a result, Andrew knows exactly how prosecutors think and handle a case. That insight is just one of the many benefits that former prosecutors turned criminal defense lawyers can offer.
When you work with a criminal lawyer at Buda Law, he will do everything he can to have your case dismissed before reaching trial. If the case does progress, he will find all the ways to poke holes in the prosecutor’s case and create reasonable doubt to avoid a conviction. When it comes down to it, having an attorney on your side for any type of legal issue can be extremely helpful for the outcome of your case, but this is especially true when your future and freedom are on the line. To equip the help of the skilled Tampa, FL criminal defense lawyers at Buda Law, call (813) 352-2217 right away.
Facing Criminal Charges in Tampa? Call Buda Law Today
Whatever type of criminal offense you may be facing, whether that’s a sex crime accusation, a reckless driving charge, or even a violation of probation, never underestimate the benefit that comes with having an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. The knowledgeable attorneys at Buda Law, a renowned Tampa, FL law firm, have the legal skill, resources, and relationships within the Florida justice system to obtain the most favorable outcome for your unique case.
If you’re looking for the best criminal lawyer in the Tampa Bay Area, look no further than Andrew Buda at Buda Law. Give us a call today for a free consultation.
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