Daytona Beach Violent Crime Lawyers
Seasoned & Knowledgeable Litigators Serving DeLand, Flagler & West Volusia, FL
Law enforcement bodies and prosecutors will vigorously pursue violent crime charges. A fundamental principle of our legal system is that an accused individual is innocent until proven guilty. Just because you are charged with a violent crime does not mean that you are guilty.
At Buckmaster & Ellzey, we have assisted many of our clients through this trying time, and we can provide you with skilled representation that aggressively protects your rights and works toward an optimal result. Our team has prosecutorial experience in two counties, which assists us in understanding how the state will develop a case.
Speak to our Daytona Beach violent crime lawyers today to learn how we can fight for you. Contact our offices online or by calling (888) 785-6548.
Violent Crime Penalties in Florida
In Florida, a violent crime refers to an offense that involves the threat or infliction of physical harm against another. The penalties for these types of crimes vary based on the nature and severity of the criminal act. Among the highest consequences include life in prison or even capital punishment.
The skilled legal team at Buckmaster & Ellzey is ready to defend against a wide range of violent crime charges, including:
- Armed robbery
- Assault and battery
- Weapons charges
Whether you are being charged for a misdemeanor or a felony, it is important to fight against your charges for the sake of your future. Not only could a conviction result in fines and imprisonment, but also a permanent criminal record that affects educational, employment, and housing opportunities.
Obtain an Aggressive Advocate Today
If you have been charged with a violent crime in Florida, contact our Daytona Beach violent crime lawyers today. We have the knowledge and experience to help formulate a defense strategy to aggressively fight your case.
Arrested for a violent crime? Get in touch with us today by calling (888) 785-6548 to schedule your initial consultation. We serve clients in DeLand, Flagler, and West Volusia, FL.
At Buckmaster & Ellzey, we have the skills and experience you deserve. Get to know our team by scrolling down and select the staff you would like to learn more about.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: If I’ve Been Arrested, What Rights Do I Have?A: In our country, being arrested does not deprive you of the many rights you have as a citizen. When you were arrested, you should have been informed of your Miranda Rights. You may ask the police officer why you are being arrested and can refuse to answer questions regarding the charges. You have the right to an attorney and the right to a fair and speedy trial. Using a qualified and experienced Daytona Beach criminal defense attorney will work to your advantage in ensuring your rights are protected.
Why Should I Hire an Attorney to Represent Me?
In the case of Buckmaster & Ellzey, we have prosecuted thousands of cases as an Assistant State Attorney. On the side of criminal defense, we have defended hundreds of individuals, such as you, that have faced charges for criminal offenses. Having served on both sides gives us a unique opportunity to fight for our clients.
We understand how prosecutors operate, the types of evidence that they will bring forth and what arguments they are likely to pursue in a criminal case. This first-hand knowledge allows us to better prepare and successfully resolve cases.
What Are the Differences Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?Generally, misdemeanors are considered minor offenses. The fines for them will be relatively small and any time spent in jail will be in terms of weeks or months, not years. A felony conviction can result in steep fines, probation, parole and prison sentences for years. They can remain on your permanent record and may adversely affect future educational and employment opportunities. With the assistance of an attorney who is willing to aggressively defend your rights, felony charges can sometimes be reduced to misdemeanors.
What Happens Now That I’ve Been Charged With an Offense?The first step will be what is known as an arraignment. A judge will tell you the charges against you and there are many decisions that will need to be made at this time, such as how you will plea to the charges, what bail will be set at and others. We understand that facing criminal charges can be tough and would like you to take advantage of our experience to help you successfully navigate through the criminal justice system.
What Is the Difference Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce?There are two types of divorce in Daytona Beach: contested and uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce is typically preferred because they can usually be completed with far less hassle and in far less time. However, to go through the uncontested divorce process, the couple must reach an agreement on all significant divorce-related issues. These issues include: • Property division • Debt allocation • Alimony • Child support • Child custody • Visitation When there is disagreement over one or more of these issues, the couple will need to go through the contested divorce process. In such cases, the couple will either need to hire a divorce mediator to help them through the negotiation process or have the family court decide for them.
Client TestimonialsRead What Our Past Clients Had to Say
Well-Versed in the Legal Process and Protocols
“He is well-versed in the legal process and protocols. Fortunately, the criminal complaint made against me was frivolous and without merit. Even so, I was able to sleep much better knowing that Jeremy was in my corner.”
They Had My Back
“Not every case works in your favor but knowing you have the right attorney to fight on your behalf is vital. Thankfully having Buckmaster & Ellzey have my back was a success.”
Diligently and Highly Professionally
“Mr. Buckmaster was thorough in explaining legal jargon and procedures that were very alien to me. He was able to suggest my best courses of action and get my charges to a more manageable place so I could have a shot at a good future in society.”
Professional & Responsive
“They were knowledgeable, prompt, professional, and courteous. They took what could be a potentially confusing situation and guided me with stress-free assistance.”
Gets the Best Results
“Jeremy worked hard and smart to get only the best results. Another thing that stood out and was most appreciated was the excellent communication, by phone, email, regular mail, and in person. I always knew what was going on in a timely and efficient manner”
Why Hire B&E?
Here are Five Reasons
A Team of Compassionate Advocates on Your Side
Former State Prosecutor
40+ Years of Collective Experience