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Columbia County Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing Criminal Charges in Columbia County

If you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Columbia County, your first step should be to obtain the help of a Lake City Criminal Defense Lawyer at Whittel & Melton. At Whittel & Melton, we can defend you against a wide range of criminal offenses. Every case we take on is given the full attention and focus it deserves so that we can achieve the most successful outcome for you. We know what is at stake for you, which is why we are aggressive in our approach and will stop at nothing to make sure your rights are protected from the start of your case to its finish. We will do everything in our power to protect you from the consequences of a criminal conviction, both inside and outside of court.

Criminal Trial Attorney Serving Lake City & Fort White

In order to provide you with the most effective defense we must fully investigate every shred of evidence against you. In many criminal cases, there are numerous errors that are made, either by law enforcement, labs or even conflicting information from witnesses. We will challenge all the evidence against you and make sure your rights are protected. The burden of proof lies with the State. Our job is to create room for reasonable doubt, and as former prosecutors we have the experience needed to pursue a favorable outcome for your case.

Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorneys – Whittel & Melton – 866-608-5529

Our Columbia County Criminal Defense Lawyers can assist you with virtually any misdemeanor or felony offense. We will stand by your side from pretrial hearings to sentencing and appeals.

We will do whatever it takes to protect your rights during an investigation or following an arrest. No matter the severity of the charges against you, we will provide an aggressive line of defense.

We are equipped to handle the following state and federal charges:

  • Drug Charges
  • DUI
  • Sex Crimes
  • Property Crimes, such as Grand Theft and Shoplifting
  • Internet Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Parole and Probation Violations

Contact Whittel & Melton Today

If you’ve been arrested or charged with a criminal offense, it is best to retain a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Trying to handle your criminal matter alone is a big mistake, as this can often only make your situation worse. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. For a free consultation, contact us today at 866-608-5529.

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WARNING – We do NOT advise any existing Columbia County Criminal Defense clients to speak with the following State or Government Agencies without speaking with us first. The following information could help you better understand the charges against you in Columbia County.

Columbia County, FL Sheriff’s Office
Columbia County, FL State Attorney’s Office
Columbia County Clerk of Courts
Columbia County Government
Columbia County Supervisor of Elections
Columbia County Property Appraiser
Columbia County Tax Collector
Columbia County Jail
City of Lake City, FL
Lake City Police Department
Town of Fort White, FL

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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.


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.


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!


The staff was very attentive and answered all my questions regarding my criminal case. I was very pleased with the outcome and professionalism.


Could never see myself using any other law firm. My case was a difficult one it was handled with perfection and extreme professionalism.


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