Punta Gorda Criminal Defense Attorney
Providing Excellent Defense Representation for 25 Years
After being arrested for a crime, it can be difficult to take the first
steps toward proper defense. You may feel confused and uncertain about
where to turn and who to hire, especially with the number of firms and
lawyers making promises and clamoring for your attention. At the law firm
of Leskovich Law Group, P.A. our Punta Gorda criminal defense lawyers
understand the overwhelming nature of your situation and we are here to help.
For more than 25 years, our firm has handled thousands of criminal defense
cases across Southwest Florida and has successfully obtained many reductions
and dismissals of charges. Hiring a trial lawyer is one of the best decisions
you can make when faced with criminal charges, because we understand the
importance of details, such as evidence and witness testimony. Our firm
will work collectively to obtain the information we need to defend your
case from all sides. Your initial consultation is free of charge, so contact
our offices today if you need aggressive defense from any of the following charges:
: A felony theft crime, burglary can be committed in the first, second,
or third degree depending on what type of structure was entered and whether
or not it was occupied.
: Drug-related offenses such as possession and trafficking can be misdemeanors
or felonies. Some cases may even be federal crimes handled by agencies
such as the FBI or the DEA.
: Drug possession can be a misdemeanor, but most cases are felonies resulting
in thousands of dollars in fines and up to 30 years in prison. Make sure
you have aggressive defense if you have been charged with possession.
: Moving illegal drugs from one place to another, usually with the intent
to sell or distribute them, is a felony offense resulting in years to
decades in state prison, as well as exorbitant fines.
: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a reckless offense
that endangers the lives of others. As a result, a conviction will incur
high fines, license suspension, and time in jail.
DUI with Injury
: If someone is injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, the DUI
penalties increase to those of a second degree felony, which include up
to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
: To prevent DUI offenders from returning to the roads, a DUI conviction
will result in term of license suspension so that the offender cannot
: Federal offenses are crimes which are committed against the federal government,
or any crime committed on federal property. As such, they are generally
handled by federal agencies such as the FBI, DEA, ICE, IRS and the DHS,
and all trials are held in federal courts.
: Common internet crimes include identity theft, credit card fraud, hacking,
scams and phishing. The state of Florida has extensive laws regarding
these offenses and punishes most of them as felonies.
: Shoplifting, burglary, robbery, and other such offenses involve theft
of another person's property. Lesser offenses such as shoplifting
are misdemeanors, while burglary and robbery are felonies of the first,
second or third degree.
: Violent crimes are those involving infliction of bodily harm or death.
These offenses are usually felonies and include homicide, manslaughter,
assault and battery, and domestic violence.
: Most sex crimes are felonies, including sexual battery, lewd and lascivious
molestation and battery, possession of child pornography, and prostitution.
Not only will a conviction result in fines and a prison sentence, but
offenders may also be required to register as a sex offender for life.
White Collar Crimes
: When a businessperson commits a crime in the line of work, such as embezzlement,
fraud, or money laundering, it is a serious felony offense that could
ruin their reputation and future career.
Consult with an Attorney from Leskovich Law Group, P.A.
Our firm could provide the competent legal representation you need if you
have been arrested for any of the crimes above. We have decades of experience
in criminal defense, including former experience as public defenders and
former prosecutors. We are also skilled in trial cases, having handled
hundreds of trial cases through to verdict. Call now for a
free consultation to discuss your options with a
Punta Gorda criminal defense attorney right away!