State & Federal Criminal Defense
Have you been arrested and charged with a state or federal criminal offense in South Bay, Florida? It is vitally important that you have skilled representation on your side that can help you effectively defend your case and pursue your rights. At Herman Law, P.A., we have been serving the residents of Eastern Florida for a number of years, and you can be sure that we will put this experience to work for you if you choose to work with us. It is crucial to the success of your case that you understand your rights, and that you utilize them to your advantage.
First, you have the right to remain silent according to the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Second, you have the right to an attorney; and finally, you have the right to due process of the law. It is vital that you remain silent as any information you give out could be used against you at a later time; remain silent until you can consult with your attorney.
Due process of the law includes protection from unlawful search and seizure; our firm can work with you to determine the methods used to obtain evidence and whether or not your rights were violated in this process.
Crime Rates & Prosecution in South Bay
South Bay, Florida is a low densely populated city with an above-average crime rate for the amount of residents in this area. The average crime rate for cities throughout the United States in 2011 was 260, while the crime rate for South Bay was 460. This trend of a higher-than-average crime rate has been the case for the past ten years. In 2003, this city had a crime rate of 1,027, while the U.S. average was 322.
These substantially high crime rates, with a gradual (and significant) decrease each year, could suggest that local government and law enforcement agencies are become far more proactive in putting a stop to crime, and prosecuting to the full extent of the law.
This means that if you are arrested and charged with a crime in South Bay, Florida, then you could face extremely harsh penalties for conviction. It is vitally important to your future that you have skilled representation on your side, and that you can effectively pursue your rights, your goals, and your desires.
Defending Your Rights
Our firm understands the severity of the situation that you face; we understand that you may be experiencing fear, anxiety, and uncertainty regarding the future; and we can provide you with the representation that you need on your side. Contact our office today to discuss your situation, and to begin pursuing the results that you need.
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