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Put Our Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers In Your Corner

Whether you are simply under criminal investigation or whether you are already charged with a crime, your reputation, professional and business life, social relationships, and freedom are at stake. At such a difficult time, your first priority must be finding a qualified criminal defense lawyer in Miami who will protect your rights and help you develop a defense strategy that is thorough, aggressive, and professional.

The experienced criminal defense lawyers at Law Offices of Paul D. Petruzzi, P.A. will pursue every available legal avenue to ensure that your defense is conducted in an effective and professional manner, while providing you with the personal support and guidance you need throughout the criminal legal process.

We represent clients in South Florida, statewide and nationally in the full range of criminal cases. No case is too small or too complex. We carefully review the unique facts of every case before creating a strategy to minimize the impact of criminal charges on our clients. Often, the best possible outcome can be reached without the need to go to court. However, our attorneys are experienced litigators who are always ready to advocate aggressively for our clients at trial if necessary.

What is a Defense Attorney?

Criminal defense attorneys have one primary purpose: to protect the rights and freedoms of their clients. These lawyers are experts in criminal law. Criminal defense attorneys can argue for reduced charges or sentences, negotiate plea bargains, provide legal advice throughout the trial process, represent their clients during interrogations, and more. 

A criminal defense attorney has several responsibilities when representing their client in a criminal case. It is important for them to be well-informed about state laws regarding crimes and punishments so they can effectively argue on behalf of the accused and assert their client's rights in court. They must also be knowledgeable about the court procedures and investigate all of the facts related to the case. Furthermore, they must work diligently to ensure that their client is given a fair trial and receive a just verdict. 

The following are the benefits of hiring our criminal defense lawyers:

  • Our legal team is knowledgeable in criminal law and the legal process.
  • We can develop a strong defense strategy tailored to your individual case. 
  • Our attorneys have good working relationships with prosecutors, judges, and court staff.
  • We can negotiate a plea bargain or reduced sentence on your behalf if necessary.
  • Our lawyers will help ensure that your rights are respected throughout the process. 
  • We may be able to challenge evidence presented by the prosecution, such as eyewitness testimony or DNA evidence. 
  • Our team knows how to effectively cross-examine witnesses in order to cast doubt upon their credibility. 
  • We serve as an advocate for you during legal proceedings and may be able to mitigate some of your anxiety about dealing with complex court systems.

Start Your Defense Today

Regardless of the nature of the criminal charges or investigation you face, how your case is developed and its final outcome will be greatly impacted by the quality and dedication of the legal representation you have. To protect yourself, your families and your future, talk to an attorney at our firm today. Find out where you stand, the implications of the charges you face, and how we can help you with a thoroughly professional criminal defense.

We understand that your future depends on how you are defended, and we work diligently to give you the legal opportunities and effective strategies needed to achieve optimum case results. Call us today at (305) 330-3905 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

Thousands of Happy Clients

Hear from our clients in their own words. Read more about some of our recent positive outcomes.
  • "If you are in need of a criminal lawyer in the Miami area, he and his team should be the first people to consult."
    Petra G.
  • "Mr. Petruzzi helped a family member and couldn't give him a better recommendation for the hard work and dedication he put into his case."
    Sam L.
  • "Attentive, professional, compassionate and the best legal defense anyone could ask for."
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