Criminal Defense

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Criminal Lawyers

The criminal lawyers in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. can help you if you have been arrested for a crime, are being charged with a crime, or are being questioned in connection with a crime. If you are facing criminal charges in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, you may be under immense stress. You don’t need to navigate the criminal justice system alone. In fact, if you cannot afford a lawyer and you have been arrested, one must be appointed for you. Yet, if you can afford a lawyer, you may want to speak to the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal lawyers at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. Our lawyers take the time to review your case, the evidence gathered against you, and work hard to build the strongest criminal defense possible. When your future, your reputation, and your freedom is at stake, you need a Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. on your side.

Criminal cases involve the most serious offenses in the American judicial system.

 

Many criminal cases can be resolved through negotiations between a seasoned criminal lawyer and a reasonable prosecutor. But not all cases can or should be resolved in that manner, and the very best criminal lawyers are veterans of criminal litigation with extensive experience in pre-trial motion practice, suppression hearings. Before you accept a plea deal, it may be a good idea to speak with a criminal defense lawyer in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. A criminal defense lawyer can review the evidence prosecutors have against you and help you understand what your best options might be. In some cases, it makes sense to take the plea deal, while sometimes the evidence isn’t strong, and it makes sense to go to trial.

Criminal charges are brought by local, state or federal governments with tremendous resources If you face criminal charges in South Florida, you need the experience of Attorney John Olea. A Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. can stand by your side every step of the way.

Types of Criminal Defense Cases We Handle

 

The Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. has successfully handled criminal cases of virtually every conceivable variety.

 

 

Criminal convictions entail strict penalties:

 

  • Imprisonment in a state or federal institution

  • Substantial fines

  • Loss of certain rights and freedoms

  • A permanent mark that may affect future employment. education, and housing opportunities.

Attorney John Olea has successfully defended many hundreds of cases, from the most serious to simple infractions. John is sensitive to the fact that any charge, even a minor one, can be absolutely devastating and cause emotional, financial, and other hardships. John devotes his time and thorough attention to the individual circumstances and details of every client’s case.

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If you are facing criminal charges, the Palm Beach Gardens criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. can work closely with you to defend your innocence, negotiate a plea deal, or stand beside you as you navigate the criminal justice system. We offer caring and compassionate counsel to individuals who are facing some of the most challenging times of their lives.

What to Do If You’ve Been Arrested for a Crime in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

 

If you’ve been arrested, you may be stressed, frightened, and unsure about what to do next. There are several things to keep in mind. First, if you’ve been arrested, you are innocent until proven guilty. You have the right to defend your innocence in court. If officers who have arrested you want to ask you questions, you have the right to tell officers that you wish to remain silent and that you’d like to speak to a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one must be appointed to you. But if you can afford to hire a criminal lawyer in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, you may want to contact the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. Our criminal defense lawyers can accompany you during police questioning, help you understand your rights, review the evidence that has been gathered against you, and negotiate with prosecutors to have your charged dropped, reduced, or to work out a plea deal.

 

If you are under arrest for a crime you didn’t commit, do not resist arrest. If you were stopped by police while walking in public, you can tell officers clearly that you do not consent to any search of your person. Police may still perform a search, but if you clearly tell police that you do not give them permission to search your person, evidence gathered during a search may potentially not be admissible in court. If police come to your home, you do not have to let them in. The only time you must let police into your home is if they have a warrant for your arrest or a warrant to conduct a search.

 

If you have been arrested, remain silent and keep asking to speak to your criminal defense lawyer in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal lawyers at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. can work closely with you to learn more about what happened during your arrest, and then look at the evidence police have against you. We are here to help.

 

How a Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You

 

A Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. can help you if you have been arrested. Our criminal lawyer offers compassionate and caring counsel and can walk by your side as you navigate the criminal justice system. We can investigate your case, gather evidence, and work diligently to build the best possible criminal defense should you need to go to trial. We can also work with prosecutors and find the best possible solution for your case, either through a negotiated plea deal, or by presenting evidence to get your charges dropped or reduced. Every criminal case is unique. Contact the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida criminal lawyers at the Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. today to learn more.

 

John Olea is personally available to discuss your case and answer any questions.

Call 561-624-7717