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Florida Criminal Defense You Can Rely On

Last updated on July 3, 2024

When facing criminal charges in Florida, you need a reliable lawyer with experience to provide guidance and representation – the sooner the better.

For over 20 years, attorney Rankin at The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., has represented numerous Florida clients. His experience and extensive legal experience enable him to provide knowledgeable guidance tailored to each client’s unique situation.

Whether you’re facing a DUI, assault, theft charges or gun-related offenses, The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., can defend your rights and fight for the best possible outcome in your case. Attorney Rankin understands the stress these situations place not only on his clients but also their families, including wives and mothers. With his support, you and your family will feel protected every step of the way.

DUI In Florida And License Suspension

Driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida carries severe consequences, including hefty fines and potential jail time. The law is stringent, and a DUI conviction can also lead to an automatic license suspension. The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., is well-versed in the intricacies of Florida DUI laws. Whether you have been charged with a DUI in Hillsborough County, or Pinellas County and beyond, he strives to reduce the impact of a DUI charge on your life, working diligently to challenge the evidence and protect your freedom and driving privileges.

Assault And Aggravated Assault

Assault in Florida can lead to charges ranging from simple assault to aggravated assault, with the latter involving more serious circumstances such as the use of a deadly weapon or intent to commit a felony. These charges carry significant penalties, including lengthy prison sentences and substantial fines. The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., is committed to providing a strong defense, scrutinizing the prosecution’s case and fighting to achieve the best possible outcome for its clients.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence accusations can be life-altering, affecting your personal and professional relationships. In Florida, these charges are taken very seriously and can result in severe legal penalties. Attorney Rankin is adept at handling domestic violence cases, making sure that your side of the story is heard and that you receive fair treatment in court. He will work tirelessly to defend your rights and strive for a resolution that safeguards your future.

Drug Possession And Drug Conspiracy

Drug-related offenses, including possession and conspiracy, are prosecuted aggressively in Florida courts. Whether you’re facing charges for possession of controlled substances or involvement in a drug conspiracy, the firm’s experienced drug lawyer in Tampa is prepared to defend you. He represents clients throughout Florida in state court cases, and nationwide in  federal drug conspiracy charges.

Probation Revocation And Adjudication Hearings

Probation violations can lead to serious consequences, including the revocation of your probation and the imposition of the original sentence. The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., provides comprehensive representation during probation revocation hearings, aiming to minimize the impact on your life.

Orders Of Nondisclosure, Withhold Adjudication And Pretrial Diversion

Florida offers several avenues to protect your record, including orders of nondisclosure, withhold adjudication and pretrial diversion programs. These options can help prevent a permanent criminal record and its associated stigma. As an experienced criminal defense attorney in Hillsborough County, attorney Rankin will guide you through the eligibility requirements and processes.

Appeals And Writ Work

If you believe there has been a legal error in your case, The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., is equipped to handle appeals and writ work. Attorney Rankin meticulously reviews trial records and identifies grounds for appeal, working to overturn wrongful convictions or reduce sentences.

Call Now

Whether you seek criminal defense in Tampa, Florida, or a criminal defense attorney in Pinellas County, the firm is here to help. Call 877-620-0898 or send an email to schedule a consultation.