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Highlands County Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid Criminal Defense Attorneys

Being accused of or charged with a crime can be a very scary experience. With so much uncertainty about your future, you probably have a million questions. No matter if you have been charged with a misdemeanor crime or a more serious felony offense, it is important for you to understand the charges against you so that you can be aware of your legal options. By hiring a Highlands County Criminal Defense Lawyer at Whittel & Melton immediately after your arrest, you may be able to reduce the consequences of a conviction, or possibly avoid a conviction altogether.

A Dedicated Defense Team On Your Side – Whittel & Melton – 866-608-5529

The Avon Park Criminal Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton understand how confusing and intimidating the legal process can be. We can work with you every step of the way to make sure you have the guidance you need to make the best decisions possible. We can mount a powerful defense to help you avoid unnecessary penalties or a conviction.

Aggressively Defending Individuals Charged with a Wide Range of Crimes

In order to help you prepare the strongest defense possible, we will thoroughly investigate your charges, the events leading up to your arrest and police procedures used before and after your arrest. Any information we gather will be used as leverage to pressure the prosecution to drop your charges or offer a favorable plea deal. If a plea deal is not in your best interest, we will develop an aggressive defense to combat your charges at trial.

A criminal conviction carries very high stakes. With your future and freedom on the line, you need the best criminal defense lawyer that can defend you against all state and federal charges. At Whittel & Melton, we can assist you with a wide range of criminal offenses, including:

  • Drug Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Murder &Homicide
  • Sex Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault & Battery
  • Theft
  • Computer & Internet Crimes
  • DUI
  • Criminal Appeals & Post Conviction

Contact Us Immediately – Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid – 866-608-5529

If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime, don’t wait to contact an attorney. There are many steps that can be taken right away following your arrest that could help you avoid a conviction.

Contact a Highlands County Criminal Defense Attorney at Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 for a free consultation today.

CALL TODAY 866-608-5529

Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid Criminal Defense Attorneys

Client Resources and Information

NOTICE – The Highlands County Criminal Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton urge all of our clients to gather a basic understanding of the criminal charges against them so that we can help them with their defense options. The following information could be useful to your defense in Highlands County. However, please understand that we do not recommend that any of our existing clients contact any of the agencies listed below before speaking with us first.

Highlands County Helpful Links
Highlands County, FL Sheriff’s Office
Highlands County, FL State Attorney’s Office
Highlands County Clerk of Courts
Highlands County Government
Highlands County Supervisor of Elections
Highlands County Property Appraiser
Highlands County Tax Collector
Highlands County Jail
City of Avon Park, FL
Avon Park Police Department
City of Sebring, FL
Town of Lake Placid, FL
Lake Placid 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.


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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