Brevard County Assault Defense Lawyers
Serving the Space Coast and Treasure Coast Region in Central Florida With Integrity and Dedication
We Stand Up to the Prosecution
If you have been charged with a violent crime, your future could be at stake. A domestic violence conviction can affect your relationship with your family. An assault conviction can limit your future employment opportunities. More serious offenses such as robbery or manslaughter can result in multiyear prison sentences.
To fight violent crime charges in Florida, you need a lawyer who understands the serious consequences of a conviction. At Platt Hopwood Russell & Cole, our experienced Brevard County assault defense attorneys know that you need strategic, aggressive representation when you are facing a violent crime charge. We work hard to keep clients out of jail and minimize any penalties they may face.
Melbourne, Florida, Violent Crime Attorneys Defending Against Criminal Offenses From Assault to Manslaughter
We thoroughly investigate the case against you, including examining evidence and interviewing witnesses. If there were mitigating circumstances such as self-defense, we will use it to your advantage. We understand that sometimes what begins as an argument, street fight or bar fight can get out of control and result in serious injury or death.
Our criminal law practice includes defense against violent crime charges such as:
- Domestic violence
- Burglary and robbery
If you are charged with possessing or using a firearm or another weapon during the crime, the penalties will likely be increased. It is especially important to work with a lawyer in these cases.