Every day men and women across the state of Florida face investigations into criminal activity or formal charges filed against them by state or federal prosecutors. No matter whether charges are based on misdemeanors or felonies, they have the potential to forever change the life of the accused. If you have found yourself in this situation in Polk County, you may be facing the prospect of jail or prison time, heavy financial penalties, the loss of your good name, and a future limited by a criminal record. You are also being brought into a state or federal criminal justice system about which you likely have little understanding. To ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you have the benefit of a competent defense, you need a trusted criminal defense attorney in your corner as soon as possible.
Katz & Phillips, P.A. is a leading criminal defense firm serving Polk County and the surrounding areas. Our firm is well-known throughout the state for the level of legal ability and service we bring to individuals accused of crimes ranging from simple assault to DUI, drug crimes, theft crimes, violent crimes, and more. Our seasoned legal team is led by two former prosecutors with in-depth trial experience who are deeply familiar with both sides of the courtroom. We combine all of our talents, experience, and skills to provide you with comprehensive legal representation aimed at obtaining the best possible legal outcome. Our concentrated focus on criminal defense has led to top ratings by Avvo, Martindale-Hubbell, and BBB as well as recognition by such prestigious groups as the National Trial Lawyers Association.
We represent clients throughout Polk County, including but not limited to:
No matter what type of charges you may be facing in Polk County, your future may be impacted one way or another. Without strong legal representation, that impact may be dramatic. State and federal prosecutors have one goal which is to convict you and exact the punishment they desire in order to protect the rest of society. According to the ACLU, our nation imprisons more people with tougher sentencing than any other country in the world. Without an experienced attorney working for your best interests, your case may lead to serious penalties.
We will work vigorously to ensure that you do not become the effect of legal mistakes, police bias, overzealousness, and error, or lack of thorough investigation. At Katz & Phillips, P.A. we bring experience and a careful attention to detail to every case we represent. We start with a meticulous investigation into the facts and circumstances of your charges designed to uncover flaws, inconsistencies, and any errors being used against you.
To learn more about your criminal case, how we can help, and what your legal options may be, we urge you to contact our firm for a free consultation. We’re available 24/7 by phone. Discuss your case with an attorney who can provide the skilled legal advice and guidance you need at this stressful and difficult time and in the days ahead. Call today to get started.