Polk County Criminal Defense AttorneyWhen charged with committing a criminal act, it is essential that keep in mind that you are only charged, not convicted. Just like anyone else facing criminal charges, you are innocent until proven guilty. They may be holding you in a jail cell as you await a judge hearing, but you are not an inmate. You still have your day in court ahead of you where you'll have the opportunity to present a defense to all charges. This may come across as common knowledge to many, but all too often do individuals allow the weight of the situation to inhibit their ability to reason. Through this stressful time, it is refreshing to know that there are criminal defense attorneys eager to do everything possible to free you from the grips of the legal system.

The criminal defense attorneys at The Umansky Law Firm have over 60 years of combined experience servicing the citizens of the Greater Central Florida area. With experience as prosecutors on the state and local level, we have acquired unique knowledge of how the other side operates. Criminal defense attorneys who lack such expertise can easily overlook particular case details that may require more scrutinization. Trust us to allocate all of the legal resources available to the benefit of your case. Contact a Polk County criminal defense attorney today to discuss your legal options.

Common Criminal Offenses in Polk County

Criminal offenses can be some of the most disheartening to face. They are often vile with penalties that can be just as severe. With the numerous areas of criminal law out there, it is essential that the attorney you entrust with your legal representation is knowledgeable of the intricacies of each. The lawyers at The Umansky Law Firm have experience defending against charges for:

The crimes may vary in origin and have specific penalties, but they all require the accused to have the help of a knowledgeable attorney. This is why the steps you take immediately after your arrest are so important.

Immediate Steps After a Polk County Arrest

Many people use their time in holding to sulk and reflect on their actions that led to the arrest. No matter how much disbelief you may be in currently, having a level head is more crucial now than ever. Your court date is quickly approaching, and without an experienced attorney advising you throughout the process, you may find yourself in an irreversible situation. It is for this reason why you should use this time to source a law firm that you believe is best equipped to manage your criminal case.

Aggressive Legal Representation in Polk County

The Polk County criminal defense lawyers with The Umansky Law Firm have the legal resources and experience necessary to help you arrive at a favorable conclusion for your case. Contact us today at 407-228-3838 for a free consultation. Our attorneys are standing by, waiting to provide you with unmatchable criminal defense.

Recent Criminal
Case Results

Grand Theft ($300-$5000)

Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

CT-Driving Under the Influence Car (M1)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

Battery on Law Enforcement Officer (F3); Disorderly Conduct (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


Charges Dropped

Scheme to Defraud(F3); Grand Theft(F3)

Motion to Terminate Probation Granted

Unlawful Speed


Failed to Yield at Intersection

Not Guilty

Leave Scene Of A Crash W/Property Damage (M2)

Case Dropped

Motion to Modify and Impose a Withhold of Adjudication


Attempted Burglary of a Conveyance

Charges dropped

Possession of Cannabis (less than 20 grams)

Charges dropped


Reduced to reckless driving

Possession of Alcohol Under the Age of 21

Charges dropped

Driving Under the Influence

Reduced to Reckless Driving

Violation of Probation

Case Dismissed

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Recent Personal
Injury Settlements


Scooter Accident


Car Accident


Car Accident


Government Liability Case


Back Injury

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