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Brevard County Criminal Lawyers

Criminal Defense Attorney in Brevard County, FL

Have you or a loved one been arrested in Brevard County, FL? If so, it is crucial to seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

The Canina Law Firm is a full service, family-owned criminal defense law firm. Our Father, Son & Daughter team have well over 50 years of criminal defense experience. 100% of our practice is devoted to the practice of Criminal Law. Knowledge, experience, and reputation all matter when selecting a lawyer. When you hire our firm to represent you, you are not “assigned” a lawyer. You receive a COLLABORATIVE TEAM of lawyers working together on your behalf. Every one of our attorneys is intimately involved in working your case from start to finish. Our mission and philosophy is to provide high-quality, aggressive criminal defense representation while maintaining the highest level of professional and personal ethics. We are not a volume-based practice and never will be. We purposely limit our caseload so that our clients receive the highest level of professional service and attention to detail. We are accessible to our clients 24/7. You will NEVER be just a "file" in our office.

Being charged with a crime can be one of the most uncertain times in a person’s life. Your livelihood, relationships, reputation, and freedom can all be put into jeopardy. With so much at stake, your best protection is a team of experienced criminal defense attorneys We work daily with the major participants in the system to achieve the best results possible in our clients’ cases.

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DUI Charges in Brevard County

If you have been arrested for DUI in Brevard County, here, you can learn about how the crime of DUI is handled in Brevard County as well as information about DUI penalties, DUI defenses, DUI investigative procedures, information on the “Breathalyzer”, DHSMV hearings, and more. Click on the links below to learn more.

Sex Crimes in Brevard County

Perhaps no other type of criminal charge carries the stigma that even an allegation of a sex crime can have on a person’s life. A defense lawyer’s knowledge, experience, strategy, and tact play a crucial role in defending against any sex charge. Click on the links below to learn more about sex crime defense in Brevard County, FL.

Drug Charges in Brevard County

Drug charges often involve Fourth Amendment issues. The strength of a drug case often depends on the investigative techniques employed by law enforcement to apprehend you. The way in which law enforcement came into contact with you and the manner in which the drugs were found can often make or break a case against you. If you have been arrested for a drug charge in Brevard County, seeking an experienced defense lawyer who can expose weaknesses in the case against you is crucial. Click below to learn more about drug charges.

Domestic Violence Charges in Brevard County

Perhaps no other crime hits closer to home than a crime involving domestic violence. Just one heated dispute between loved ones can quickly lead to entanglement in the criminal justice system. Domestic violence charges are handled by special prosecutors and penalties upon conviction can be severe. False accusations are very common. A Brevard County criminal lawyer can help. Click below to learn more about various domestic violence-related charges.

Burglary Charges in Brevard County

A Burglary charge is a serious matter. Convictions may bring lengthy prison and/or probation sentences. However, valid defenses may exist to these charges. An experienced Brevard County Criminal lawyer can help! Click the links below to learn more.

Theft Crimes in Brevard County

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a theft crime in Brevard County, you should know that a conviction for a theft or property crime can have damaging effects on one’s life and reputation. Theft crimes can greatly affect future employment and future business opportunities. Click the links below to learn more.

Child Abuse Charges in Brevard County

Child abuse is a highly politicized issue in Florida and is vigorously prosecuted in Brevard County. Even a simple accusation can taint a person’s reputation. Penalties upon conviction are severe. An experienced Brevard County criminal lawyer can help. Click the links below to learn more.

Probation Violations in Brevard County

Probation and community control violation charges are serious matters. If you have been charged with violating the terms of your probation or community control, you need an experienced Brevard County criminal defense attorney to protect and defend your legal rights. Find out how an experienced attorney can help. Click below to learn more about how the probation violation process in Brevard County works.

Assault and Battery Charges in Brevard County

Although assault and battery are sometimes used interchangeably, they are two, very different offenses. If you have been charged with either assault or battery in Brevard County – misdemeanor or felony – you need effective representation from an experienced Brevard County Defense Lawyer. Click on the links below to learn more.

Juvenile Charges in Brevard County

If your son, daughter, or loved one has been arrested as a juvenile in Brevard County, navigating the juvenile justice system can be frustrating and confusing. You will likely have many questions. What possible penalty is my child facing? Will my child have a criminal record? Will they be charged as an adult? How will this impact their future? Click HERE to learn more.

Traffic Offenses in Brevard County

Although a relatively minor offense, a conviction for a traffic offense in Brevard County can carry hefty fines, driver license suspensions, probation, and even jail time. A criminal conviction may also increase your auto insurance rates substantially. That is why it is so important to retain counsel as soon as possible after your arrest so that the attorney can attempt to mitigate the potential damage that your charge may carry. Click HERE to learn more.

Violent Crimes in Brevard County

Violent Crimes are among the most serious crimes a person can be charged with, especially if the case involves a severely injured or deceased victim. Retaining a criminal defense lawyer with sufficient experience handling these types of crimes is critical. Experience matters! Click HERE to learn more.

White Collar Crime Defense in Brevard County

White collar crimes are “those crimes committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his or her occupation". In a criminal case context, white collar crimes often involve large amounts of paperwork, detailed transactions, and may require a forensic accounting expert. Common white collar charges involve fraud, racketeering, bribery, extortion, money laundering, and embezzlement. Click HERE to learn more.

Federal Crimes in Brevard County

If you have been charged, or are under investigation for a federal charge in Brevard County, you should immediately find an experienced criminal attorney who is licensed to practice in Federal Court. Federal court is very different than state court. Click HERE to learn more.

Injunctions and Injunction Violations in Brevard County

If you have recently been served with an injunction in Brevard County, you should immediately contact an attorney experienced with handling these matters. An injunction is a tool that has the potential to be abused by petitioners. A final judgment of an injunction against you may have far-reaching consequences. Click HERE to learn more.

Weapons and Firearm Charges in Brevard County

If arrested and arrested with a crime involving a weapon, you be may facing the possibility of a long jail and/or prison term and mandatory minimum sentencing. Weapons cases often deal with complex legal issues such as possession, control, intent, search, and seizure. Effective, experienced legal representation is critical. Click HERE to learn more.


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