Individuals facing criminal charges have immediate, urgent needs. They could be facing arrest or could potentially put themselves in danger by not exercising their right to remain silent. Their criminal charges also carry consequences that can last for years. Even misdemeanors put a mark on an individual's criminal record, setting them up for struggles in obtaining employment and retaining their driving privileges.
If a criminal offense is threatening your future, you need an Alachua County criminal defense lawyer who will consider what you need today, and what you will need tomorrow. At the Law Offices of Terry N. Silverman, P.A., we bring more than 40 years of legal experience to individuals of all backgrounds throughout Gainesville, Florida, and surrounding areas.
We handle a variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, including those involving:
One way that we can help to protect you from the lasting consequences of a criminal charge is to pursue expungement. Expungement is the process of erasing, or sealing a criminal record so that your criminal record, or a portion of your criminal record does not have to be disclosed to organizations that are interested in your criminal history.
For example, when filling out an application for an apartment, employment opportunity, educational institution, your criminal charge will not be taken into account. Each case is different, so make sure to consult a skilled attorney to understand your rights and whether or not expungement is an option for your defense.
If you are looking for a law firm that stands apart, our attorneys can deliver. We offer free initial consultations to individuals in a variety of legal matters, so do not hesitate to call our Gainesville, Florida, office at 352-377-0770 to schedule an appointment. We can also easily be reached by email. If we are not available to answer immediately, you can expect a prompt response to your message.
We accept all major credit cards and we represent clients charged with criminal offenses in the following counties: