Charlotte County Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Charlotte County Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing Criminal Charges in Charlotte County

At Whittel & Melton, our law firm provides comprehensive criminal defense representation throughout Charlotte County, including the city of Punta Gorda and the surrounding areas. We understand the emotional distress and social stigma that comes attached to serious felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, like sex crimes, drug crimes and DUI charges.

We never give our clients false hope – we take the facts of your circumstances and apply it to the law. We always keep honest and open lines of communication with our clients. Our ultimate goal is to achieve the most favorable outcome for your case, which is why we fight to protect your rights at every stage of your case.

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Charlotte County

Once you contact us, we can begin helping you right away. We are extremely dedicated to helping you receive the best possible outcome for your criminal case.

We defend clients in Punta Gorda and throughout Charlotte County charged with all types of misdemeanor and felony crimes, including:

  • DUI and Traffic Violations
  • Drug Charges
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Theft Crimes

We give you our promise that once you become our client we will aggressively fight to protect your rights while:

  • Suppressing evidence
  • Negotiating with prosecutors for reduced charges
  • Negotiating alternative sentencing
  • Taking your case to trial
  • Assisting with an appeal, if necessary
Aggressive Punta Gorda Criminal Defense Lawyers Whittel & Melton - 866-608-5529

No matter how tough your case, we will never stop fighting for you. Our legal team consists of former State of Florida Prosecutors, two former nominees for State and Federal office, a member of Florida’s Super Lawyers, retired military and a retired New York City Police Officer. Because of our past working for the State, our criminal defense lawyers have gained valuable insight into how prosecutors investigate their cases and proceed to trial. We have the knowledge needed to tailor criminal defense strategies so that you are protected both inside and outside the courtroom.

We will fight from day one to have your charges dismissed, however, if the evidence against you is overwhelming we will make sure you fully understand your legal options and advise you on the best strategy.

Contact Us Today for a Free Confidential Consultation

To speak with a Charlotte County Criminal Defense Attorney at Whittel & Melton, please call us today at 866-608-5529.


Punta Gorda, Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Former State Prosecutors

Below are some Charlotte County government agencies that may be useful in your Charlotte County Criminal Defense Representation. Before contacting any of the agencies below, we strongly recommend speaking with us first.

Charlotte County, FL Sheriff’s Office
Charlotte County, FL State Attorney’s Office
Charlotte County, FL Public Defender’s Office
Charlotte County Clerk of Courts
Charlotte County Government
Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections
Charlotte County Property Appraiser
Charlotte County Tax Collector
Charlotte County Jail
City of Punta Gorda, FL
Punta Gorda Police Department
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Client Reviews
This firm was extremely helpful and courteous to deal with. I did not expect to need their services, but was fortunate to find such a great firm. Thank you for your services. E.S.
Great customer service. I was always kept updated on every new detail throughout my whole case. The staff made me feel very comfortable and confident in choosing their services. Highly recommend. C.B.
I have been to this office three different times and have not one complaint ! Always prompt and on point. I wouldn't pick any other office! R.S.
The staff was very attentive and answered all my questions regarding my criminal case. I was very pleased with the outcome and professionalism. C.V.
Could never see myself using any other law firm. My case was a difficult one it was handled with perfection and extreme professionalism. R.B.