DeSoto County Criminal Lawyers

Arcadia, Florida Criminal Defense Attorney
DeSoto County Criminal Lawyers
Whittel & Melton, LLC – 866-608-5529


Criminal Defense Lawyer Arcadia

Facing any type of criminal charge is a frightening experience. Even if you are innocent of the charges against you, trying to talk your way out of a tough situation with the police can only make your situation worse. Whether you are accused of drunken driving, conspiracy or a drug crime, consult with a DeSoto County Criminal Defense Attorney immediately.

At Whittel & Melton, we understand that most people have never been arrested and are at a loss for what to do when facing criminal charges. If you are charged with a crime, your reputation, job, freedom and your future are all at risk. Being arrested and charged with a crime means a long, difficult road ahead, so it is best to contact a DeSoto County Criminal Defense Lawyer at Whittel &Melton for the dedicated advocacy you deserve.

Aggressive Arcadia Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our Arcadia Criminal Defense Lawyers represent clients through every stage of a criminal case, from investigation to arrest and from a bail hearing to trial. We represent juveniles and adults and always provide complete criminal defense services at both the state and federal level.

Our DeSoto County Criminal Defense Law Firm also handles theft crimes, including Grand Theft, Petit Theft or Shoplifting, Computer Crimes, Money Laundering, Forgery, Worthless Checks, Organized Fraud, Conspiracy to Commit, Armed Robbery and Burglary. The DeSoto County Criminal Defense Attorneys at Whittel & Melton also handle violent criminal offenses, such as Murder, Manslaughter, Conspiracy to commit Murder, Kidnapping, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Battery, Assault, Carjacking and all Firearms and Weapons Charges.

Additionally, our office is equipped to handle sex crimes, including serious offenses like Indecent Exposure, Child Pornography, Sexual Battery, Rape, Date Rape, Lewd & Lascivious Conduct, Prostitution, Solicitation, Prostitution and Undercover Sting Operations.

We also handle all criminal traffic and driving crimes, including DUI, DUI Manslaughter, DUI Serious Bodily Injury, Felony DUI, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving With a Suspended License and even Boating Under the Influence.

When facing a misdemeanor or felony criminal charge, you need an experienced Arcadia Criminal Defense Lawyer on your side. A criminal conviction could change your life forever, negatively affecting your relationships, livelihood, reputation and freedom. At Whittel & Melton, we can fight the prosecution’s version of events and make sure your side of the story is heard. Don’t face the judge alone; contact us today for a free consultation – 866-608-5529!

DeSoto County, Florida State and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

It is important for all of our clients to stay informed about their criminal charges in Arcadia, DeSoto County, Florida. In all of our years of experience, we have found that the better informed our client is, the better they will be when discussing their case with us and inside the courtroom.

The following list of DeSoto County government agencies can help you stay on top of your case:

DeSoto County, FL Sheriff’s Office
DeSoto County, FL State Attorney’s Office
DeSoto County, FL Public Defender’s Office
DeSoto County Clerk of Courts
DeSoto County Government
DeSoto County Supervisor of Elections
DeSoto County Property Appraiser
DeSoto County Tax Collector
DeSoto County Jail
City of Arcadia, FL
Arcadia Police Department

Our office regularly handles cases throughout DeSoto County, Florida in the communities of Arcadia, Brownville, Fort Ogden, Hull and Lake Suzy.

Arcadia, Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer
DeSoto County Criminal Attorney
Whittel & Melton, LLC

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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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