Fort Myers Felony Lawyer

If you’ve been charged with a felony, you have at least some idea of how serious your predicament is. You cannot afford to work with an inexperienced lawyer or one who only resolves charges with plea deals.

At the Lee Viacava Law Firm, Fort Myers felony attorney Lee Viacava offers aggressive and skillful criminal defense representation backed by more than 17 years of trial experience. An invitation-only organization called The National Trial Lawyers has included Lee Viacava on its prestigious list of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers. Whether you choose to go to trial or resolve your charges in a different manner, you can trust that your case is in good hands when your hire him.

Defense Against A Wide Range Of Serious Offenses

The Lee Viacava Law Firm is ready to help you understand the charges you are facing and to build the best defense strategy available in your case. Attorney Lee Viacava can help you address a wide range of felony charges, including those related to:

  • Aggravated Battery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Carjacking
  • Child Abuse
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Grand Theft
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • Possession of Controlled Substances
  • Probation violations
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Sex Offenses
  • Weapons offenses

Felonies in Florida are split into five categories, or classes. The first three, in order of increasing severity, are third-degree, second-degree, and first-degree felonies. Beyond that, crimes can be classified as “life felonies” or “capital felonies.”

What’s At Stake With A Felony Charge?

The sentences associated with felony convictions are serious.

In addition to any fines imposed, judges may also order convicted offenders to pay restitution to the alleged victims. Amounts vary by crime and the number of victims, but most defendants would likely find these financial penalties to be unaffordable.

If you are convicted of a felony in Florida, you also risk significant consequences and losses even after your sentence has been served. These include the loss of voting rights, the loss of certain professional licenses and losing the right to own a firearm, to name just a few.

Contact Our Firm To Learn How We Can Help

With so much at stake, you cannot afford to face felony charges without a highly qualified felony attorney fighting for your rights and your freedom. Attorney Lee Viacava understands the stresses and fears you are facing, and he will work tirelessly to give you the skilled defense you deserve.

The firm is based in Fort Myers and serves clients throughout southwest Florida, including Lee County. To schedule your initial consultation, send an email or call 239-990-2667 today.