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Criminal Defense FAQ


Fort Pierce Criminal Lawyer

Being arrested or knowing your loved one is under arrest can fill your head with questions and worry. As a Fort Pierce criminal defense attorney with more than 29 years of experience, I can provide the answers you need. My firm, T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law PLLC., can be your resource for legal guidance and peace of mind as you navigate the justice system. It is important for you to have skilled representation on your side in this process. Refer to the following information to obtain some basic answers to the various questions you may have regarding criminal defense:

Q: Do I Need An Attorney?
A: Yes. While you have the right to receive representation from the court, it highly recommended that you have representation on your side to build a strong defense of your case as soon as possible.

Q: What Penalties Will I Face?
A: Depending on the crime you have been charged with, you could face anywhere from days in jail to years in prison in addition to fines ranging from hundreds of dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars. You can gain a more-specific idea of the penalties you could face by consulting a lawyer.

Q: What Is The Legal BAC Limit In Florida?
A: In the state of Florida, the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit is 0.08% for drivers over 21. If you are arrested and your BAC is found to be at or above this limit, then you will be charged with the crime of driving under the influence (DUI).

Q: Can The Police Lie To Me?
A: Yes. It is important to understand that police officers can lie to you in order to obtain a confession or enough information to obtain a conviction. In light of this, it is important to have representation on your side that can advise you of when you should remain silent.

Contact Attorney T. Charles Shafer For More Information

If you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense, then you need skilled representation on your side. My firm can work with you to pursue the results that you need in your case. I understand the hardship and fear that you may be experiencing. Contact a Fort Pierce criminal defense lawyer from T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law PLLC. for a *free case evaluation so that you may obtain some legal advice and information regarding your case right away.

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