Arrested? Trust a Tenacious Sarasota Criminal Lawyer for Unparalleled Criminal Defense Strategies and Experience
Protecting your rights and your freedom
An arrest can be extremely stressful and frightening for both you and your family. Your future is uncertain. Will you go to jail? Lose your job? Have a criminal record?
At Carlson, Meissner, Hart and Hayslett, P.A., our Sarasota criminal attorneys understand the law can be confusing and you may not be aware of your rights. Our team includes former public defenders, prosecutors, and attorneys who are AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Our attorneys have extensive criminal defense trial experience and vigorously defend clients in the criminal justice system. We represent clients in Sarasota, Bradenton and surrounding areas.
If you have been arrested and are facing criminal charges, your future and freedom hangs in the balance. You need an experienced Sarasota criminal lawyer to protect your freedom, your future and your best interests. We represent clients in all types of criminal defense matters, including:
- Drug crimes
- Violent crimes
- Probation violations
- Traffic tickets
- Sex crimes
- Domestic violence
- Miranda rights violations
Time is of the essence when it comes to reducing charges and penalties
If you have been arrested, you have a limited amount of time between your arrest and when formal charges will be filed against you. Don’t wait. Contact our criminal lawyers right away for your best opportunity for reduced or dropped charges. Our criminal defense team provides additional information about your case, mitigating evidence or critical facts to the state’s attorney, before they file a formal charge against you. Reducing your charges and penalties is our goal and waging a strong defense prior to the state filing charges can often mean the difference between serious charges, prison, a criminal record or your freedom.
Committed to obtaining the best possible results for you
Hiring a highly-skilled, tenacious Sarasota criminal defense attorney is essential. We explore all your possible options and alternatives, keeping your best interests in mind. No matter how serious the charges against you may be, trust our skilled criminal defense lawyer to aggressively protect your rights and your freedom. With more than 125 years of combined experience, our law firm is the premier criminal defense firm of choice. We are widely recognized as aggressive trial lawyers and tenacious advocates for those accused of crimes. Our long record of case success speaks for itself. We are committed to obtaining the best possible results to your case.
Premier Sarasota criminal defense lawyers offer aggressive representation
Navigating the criminal justice system alone can result in wide-reaching negative effects on your future. The criminal attorneys at Carlson, Meissner, Hart and Hayslett, P.A. know how precious your freedom is. Call us today at 941-202-4600 or contact online by filling out our contact form. Se habla español. Don’t wait until your freedom and your future is at risk, contact us today and begin planning your defense.
When Experience Matters, Turn to Us
Main Office Clearwater
We are experienced trial lawyers and skilled negotiators with the resources necessary to take on even the largest case. Our attorneys will not back down when your future and your freedom is at stake. Clients throughout Florida have relied on us for steadfast legal representation with a personal commitment for more than 40 years. When you need help, we act quickly and decisively to secure the best possible results for you and your family. Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A., fighting for the injured and defending the accused since 1971.
For more information about our attorneys, our 5 Tampa Bay area locations and our practice areas, please see our main website at www.CarlsonMeissner.com