Melbourne Criminal Defense Lawyer

The back of a squad car is not somewhere anyone would like to end up, but all too often do a series of unfavorable decisions result in people being in that exact situation. As you struggle to minimize the pain inflicted by the cold metal handcuffs, you continuously replay the actions that led to your arrest. “What if I would have never done this,” and “ I should have never done that,” are thoughts that race through your mind as you’re transported to the Melbourne Police Department. Rather than stress over decisions you made in the past, you should start thinking of ways to get through this unfortunate circumstance with minimal consequences. One of the easiest ways to do so is by obtaining strong legal representation.

Criminal defense lawyers are here to help settle your criminal case on the most favorable terms to you. Through extensive in-depth conversations, the analysis of case details, and application of extensive legal knowledge, your attorney can help mitigate your case, ultimately minimizing criminal penalties. Allow a Melbourne criminal defense lawyer to lift the massive weight from your shoulders by providing unmatchable legal services.

Common Criminal Offenses in Melbourne

Every day, Melbourne visitors and residents find themselves in legal trouble and desperate need of a legal ally. No matter your specific circumstance, you should understand that with the help of a qualified criminal defense attorney, your chances of beating the charges stacked against you dramatically increase. Some of the most common criminal offenses in Melbourne include:

Although these charges may differ in nature, they all carry harsh penalties. No matter if it is your first run-in with the law or one of many, having competent legal representation can significantly improve your chances of reaching a favorable conclusion. It is for this reason why you should be proactive in finding the criminal defense attorney best for you.

Immediate Steps After a Melbourne Arrest

Law enforcement will often try to do everything in their power to persuade you that there is no purpose in refuting the charges. During your transport to the jail and throughout the intake process, the arresting officer may hint to seemingly insurmountable evidence and incriminating statements. The only reason they perform such tactics is to discourage you from acquiring legal representation. The less opposition to the charges, the more likely there are to get a conviction. Assert your right to an attorney and get in touch with a Melbourne criminal defense lawyer who can help lessen charges or have them dismissed altogether.

Criminal Defense in Melbourne You Can Trust

A Melbourne criminal defense lawyer with The Umansky Law Firm can aggressively combat the charges placed against you. Our attorneys are unafraid of prosecutors, judges or a trial by jury. We are ready and willing to expend all of the resources available to help mitigate your case. Contact us today at 407-228-3838 for a free consultation.

Recent Criminal
Case Results

Burglary of Dwelling; Petit Theft

Withhold with 6 months probation and impulse control; adjudication withheld

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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