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Frequently Asked Criminal Defense Questions in Florida

Brevard County Criminal Defense Attorneys Keeping You Informed

It goes without saying that this is a difficult time in your life. You are likely wondering what is going to happen to you in court, how this will affect your relationships with your friends and family, how this will affect your job, and whether or not you will have to serve jail time and what that will be like. While we can’t answer these questions without first knowing the specifics of your case, we can offer a bit of information pertaining to common questions most of our clients have.

Our criminal defense practice areas include:

The aim of our Brevard County criminal defense firm is to make every aspect of your criminal charge as easy as possible. Until we meet with you in your initial consultation, we want to keep you as informed as we possibly can so that you can make a clear decision about how to proceed with your legal matter. We cannot guarantee results, but we can guarantee that from the moment you employ us, we will answer every question you have and work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Contact a Brevard County criminal defense lawyer from our firm immediately to get your questions about defending your case answered.

questions & Answers

  • Q:Is it possible to avoid conviction on a DUI charge?

    A:Any case could result in a dismissed charge or an acquittal. In order to determine how your defense will proceed, it is necessary to evaluate all the evidence that led to your arrest and charge. In many cases we identify procedural errors, lab mistakes, errors in the arrest process or other significant mistake that can lead to a dismissed or reduced charge. We advise you to contact a Brevard County criminal defense lawyer from Kernan & Austin, LLC at once to evaluate your specific case.

  • Q:How do I choose an attorney?

    A:Not all legal practices are focused on criminal law. Many lawyers rarely go to court or have trial experience. This aspect of defending criminal charges cannot be underestimated, as you need not only knowledge of the law, but courtroom talent in serious criminal charges. We are proud of our trial lawyers and their impressive abilities in defending all types of criminal charges including DUI, domestic violence, violations of injunction,theft,juvenile crimes, drug crimes, driving on a suspended or without a license, kidnapping, burglary,expungement, fraud, assault and battery, sex crimes, murder/homicide, firearm offenses, probation violations, robbery, disorderly conduct, ordinance violations, internet crimes,hit and run, and warrants.

  • Q:Can I avoid jail time if convicted?

    A:Based upon the charge and the evidence against you, we will seek out every opportunity to help you to avoid a conviction, or seek a reduced charge or alternative sentencing. Ensuring we are involved early in the case is important when facing criminal charges, as early negotiations can be extremely important.

  • Q:Why should I choose your law firm?

    A:Our aggressive approach has proved to be very effective in defending felony and misdemeanor charges, and our trial lawyers have the skill to present a compelling case on your behalf. Every case is prepared as if it will go to trial and this is often effective in getting charges dismissed, reduced or in pressing forward our client's defense case to an acquittal.

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