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Panama City Criminal Defense Attorney Have You Been Arrested in the Panama City & Bay County Area?

Being arrested and charged with a crime is a traumatic experience that can be detrimental to your future. It is a time of great uncertainty and the stress being charged can affect every aspect of your life including your bank account, career opportunities, and your relationships with friends and family. Your freedom, or maybe even your life, may be at stake and resolving the matter favorably is crucial to your future.

The Panama City based firm Shepard Law is ready to protect your rights and help you attain the best possible result in your case. Shepard Law offers free consultations and you can reach an attorney at any time on our 24/7 emergency hotline.

Firm Overview

Panama City Criminal Defense Attorneys

Serving Bay County and Surrounding Areas

At Shepard Law, we know the most important thing in a criminal case is the result, and we are focused on attaining the best possible outcome with a minimum of damage to your reputation and criminal record. Mr. Shepard has assisted many clients in high-profile positions in the community; clients with professional licenses to protect; law enforcement officers; as well as students with career aspirations that could be negatively affected by a criminal history.

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At Shepard Law, we prepare each case as if it were going to trial; however, depending on the circumstances of the case, the goal may be to have the charges dismissed based on weaknesses in the case, or it might be to negotiate a favorable plea bargain which will help you avoid prison.

Common Criminal Offenses

According to information from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Federal Bureau of Investigations data for the year 2016, property crimes and theft crimes are among the most widespread type of criminal offense charged in the state, with crimes such as robbery, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft adding up to 108,908 arrests. Violent crimes, including assault, battery, and murder, accounted for 35,807 reported offenses, while there were 114,550 arrests for drug charges ranging from simple possession to cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and trafficking of drugs.

2016 also saw 1,747 instances of forcible sex offenses, such as rape, as well as 2,397 incidents of all other sex offenses, like indecent exposure and possession of child pornography, but excluding prostitution. Statewide law enforcement made 35,042 arrests for DUI, including both arrests driving under the influence with a BAC above 0.08%, as well as arrests of drivers who were allegedly impaired by controlled substances.

Our Florida criminal defense attorneys have served over 5000 clients in the Panama City community. Find out how we can help you build a strong defense. Contact us today.

  • Handled 5000+ Cases
  • Superb Rating on Avvo
  • A Decade of Experience
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Available 24/7
Let a Former Prosecutor Fight for You Straight-Forward, No-Nonsense Analysis of Your Case

At Shepard Law we have the insight and the knowledge to aggressively defend your rights and your freedom!

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Common Criminal Offenses in the Bay County Area

Personalized Defense Strategies Tailored to Your Needs

Defending Your Rights and Your Future

The situation may appear overwhelming and even hopeless—particularly if this is the first time you have been arrested—but you can find the dedicated legal representation by contacting Shepard Law. Shepard Law is ready to answer all your questions and guide you through the legal system with an eye on a favorable disposition of your case.
Some of Our Past Results
    • Violation of Probation Not Convicted
    • DUI Manslaughter Negotiated Plea
    • Sexual Battery Not Convicted
    • Violation of Probation Client NOT CONVICTED
    • Aggravated Assault No Charges