Our Tampa Criminal Defense Attorneys are often asked this questions by normal folks, who unfortunately have their first brush with the law. Of course, they charges can range from driving under the influence, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, battery or other possession of controlled substance charges.
Fortunately for most folks, there are ample opportunities for first time offenders in Hillsborough County to get either charges reduced or dropped. Our Tampa Criminal Defense Attorneys have worked with many people, who made a onetime mistake, and ensured that one mistake did not define them for the rest of their life. For example, there is the Pretrial Intervention Program, Misdemeanor Intervention Program and Drug Court for first time offenders. Our Tampa Criminal Defense Attorneys will work with you to get into these programs to get you the best resolution possible.
Our Attorneys will also work with you to seal or expunge your criminal charge to further reduce any impact on your future going forward. We discuss sealing and expunging extensively on our website elsewhere. Please do not hesitate to check out our page to read further about sealing and expunging criminal charges.
If you or someone you know has questions concerning potential programs and resolutions for first time offenders in the Tampa Bay Area, please do not hesitate to contact our Office. We have handled thousands of criminal cases throughout the Tampa Bay Area ranging from misdemeanors, including driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and battery, to very serious felonies, including murder, armed robbery with a firearm and possession of various controlled substances. If you would like to contact one of our Tampa Criminal Defense Attorneys concerning a first time offender, we have multiple options. First, you can always contact our Office, where we have folks standing by 24 hours a day to answer your calls and questions. Second, you can use the “contact us now” tab in the upper right hand corner of our website. Lastly, you can always use our secure, chat box in the lower right hand corner of our website to contact one of our Tampa Attorneys immediately. We look forward to working with you and thanks for visiting our website.