Sarasota Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Sarasota criminal defense attorneys at Viacava & Cantor have spent their careers successfully defending those arrested on criminal charges. Our primary goal with each and every case is to secure the best result for our client. At Viacava & Cantor your lawyer will work tirelessly with a complete understanding of how important your case, and the outcome of your case, is to you. The lawyers at Viacava & Cantor are committed to our clients and we know that nothing is more important to our clients than the results we achieve on their behalf.

How to Handle your Criminal Charges

Don’t wait! If you’re going to spend the money to hire the best lawyer you can on your criminal case don’t you want them to be working on your case from the beginning? In Sarasota and Bradenton when you are arrested on misdemeanor or felony charges your first court date will be your arraignment which will occur approximately one month after your arrest. Your arraignment is the court date where the prosecution announces to the court what charges they are formally going to file against you (those charges are known as an information in Sarasota and Bradenton). If you hire a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor prior to your arraignment we will contact the prosecutor to try get your charges dismissed or reduced prior to your arraignment. This is important because it can be more difficult to get positive movement on your charges following formal filing by the prosecutor.

Understanding the Consequences

Both the immediate and long term ramifications of criminal charges in Sarasota and Bradenton are enormous. Beyond the immediate potential negative ramifications on your freedom – if you are convicted of a charge and previously had no prior criminal record you will have a permanent criminal record that will remain with you for the rest of your life.

We don’t tell you this to scare you. We tell you this so you can properly prepare yourself and protect yourself. The first, second and third most important thing you can do when you are arrested for a crime in Sarasota or Bradenton is hire the best possible criminal defense lawyer to represent you on your case. You need a lawyer who understands how serious this case is to you and will work accordingly to get you the best possible resolution to your case.

The Sarasota criminal defense attorneys from Viacava & Cantor have spent their careers defending the accused. An experienced criminal defense lawyer from Viacava & Cantor is available for a free consultation at 941-388-7810 where we will discuss the specific facts with you regarding your Sarasota or Bradenton criminal case.

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Comprehensive Criminal Defense

Driving Crimes

  • Traffic Ticket or Moving Violations
  • Reckless Driving
  • First DUI
  • Multiple DUIs
  • DUI with accident
  • BUI
  • Driving with a Suspended License

Violent Crimes

  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Resisting Officer with Violence
  • Stalking and sex crimes
  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Child Abuse
  • Carjacking

Other Crimes

  • Disorderly Conduct, Open Container, Disorderly Intoxication
  • Probation Violations, Bench Warrant, Criminal Appeals
  • Check Fraud, Embezzelment, Insurance Fraud
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Open Container, Open House Party
  • Sexual Battery, Solicitation of a Minor, Vouerism
  • More…

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