What is a Diversion Program?

Diversion offers are plea offers negotiated with the State Attorney. There are five programs offered in the Firsit Judicial Circuit which is the Circuit for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Pre-trial Diversion, the misdemeanor program, and Pre-trial Intervention, … Read More

Courtroom Tips

Going to court can be a very unpleasant experience for most.  We can save a lot of heartache and stress if we understand what is expected of us when we are present in a courtroom. These tips could help make … Read More

Legal Resources

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr.  Swiatek’s goal is that everyone understands their rights.  This page of Resources was created so that you  may be well-informed of local and national legal information. This page was last updated 10/2/19. The Courts … Read More