I am a criminal defense attorney and I am in court almost every day. Unfortunately, you haven’t provided sufficient information to properly answer your question. I would need to know your complete criminal history, your charges, and which court that… Continue Reading How do I avoid having a longer sentence in a court?
Q: I was initially charged with aggravated assault with a firearm. I was in jail waiting for a court hearing for eight. My Public Defender advised me to take to plea no contest to the lesser charge of aggravated assault… Continue Reading I was initially charged with aggravated assault with a firearm…
Diversion offers are plea offers negotiated with the State Attorney. There are five programs offered in the First Judicial Circuit which is the Circuit for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Pre-trial Diversion, the misdemeanor program, and Pre-trial Intervention,… Continue Reading What is a Diversion Program?
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 1/2020. The Courts… Continue Reading Legal Resources