Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary has extensive expertise in all aspects of criminal law. Having experienced over 350 jury trials as both a prosecutor and criminal attorney, and with nearly 30 years of experience as a licensed attorney, Beryl Thompson-McClary gets the desire, drive, and talent to represent you in a criminal matter, whether in the state or federal level. juvenile defense

Positioned in Orlando, Florida, Beryl Thompson-McClary has represented 1000s of clients in a wide range of criminal matters, including misdemeanors and felonies. Whatever the charges might be, Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary will defend your constitutional rights and protect your interests on the fullest extent.

Whether an offence is charged at the federal or state level depends upon the particular facts of each one case. Typically, these crimes are prosecuted with the federal level:

 Drug Trafficking
 Finance Crimes, For example SEC Violations
 Fraud Against the United States
 Organized Crime
 Any Other Crimes The place that the United States Government Features a Special Interest

Most crimes are prosecuted at the state level, meaning that Florida state law will connect with the case. The following crimes are instances of crimes that Beryl Thompson-McClary has handled, both like a prosecutor and as a defense attorney:

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

 First Offense
 Second Offense
 Third Offense
 Fourth Offense
 DUI involving property damage
 DUI involving bodily serious bodily injury not causing death
 DUI involving the death of another person or unborn quick child, where the fetus is viable (homicide, manslaughter)
 Underage DUI/DWI

Have a look at our individual DUI/DWI practice area page for more information regarding each of the individual offenses linked to driving under the influence and the consequences concerning each of them. Criminal

Violent Crimes

 Murder, Manslaughter, and Attempted Murder
 Assault and Aggravated Assault
 Domestic and Family Violence
 Robbery and Aggravated Robbery

Drug-Related Crimes (including, and not limited to, cocaine, methamphetamine, crack, and marijuana)

 Crimes Involving Meth Labs
 Distribution and Delivery

Sex Offenses

 Sexual Assault/Rape
 Sexual Assault which has a Deadly Weapon/Forced Rape
 Sexual Assault of the Child/Molestation
 Sexual Assault generally
 Indecency having a Child
 Injury to a Child

White Collar Crimes (some of these crimes could potentially be prosecuted with the federal level as well)

 Fraud (including, and not limited to, credit card fraud, bank fraud, employment fraud, and welfare fraud)
 Theft and Property Theft
 Misapplication of Fiduciary Property

Per of the crimes identified above, time in jail is possible. The amount of jail time and the imposition of fines depend on the classification of the crime. The table below outlines Florida�s felony and misdemeanor crimes in addition to their range of punishment. Keep planned that exceptions may exist that customize the range of punishment for virtually any crime.

Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary also represents clients in connection with following criminal issues:

 Probation Revocation
 Parole Hearings
 Expungement of Prior Criminal Convictions
 Petitions for Non-Disclosure

Possible Negotiation together with the Prosecutor

Depending on the crime faced with, you may be eligible for a plea deal where you agree to plea guilty to a lesser crime than you are charged with. For example, if you were arrested for possession of cocaine, along with the amount was relatively small, the prosecutor may accept lower the charge to possessing marijuana, whereby you may be subject to probation and you could avoid jail time. On the other extreme, in case you are charged with a violent crime, the prosecutor could possibly be less willing to negotiate.

Whether or not the prosecutor will accept to negotiate depends on numerous factors, such as the following:

 Do you do have a criminal record?
 Are you currently fully employed and otherwise abiding by the law?
 Are you willing to testify against another defendant to acquire a favorable plea deal?
 Are that you simply threat to yourself forms of languages?

Prosecutors will consider more than these few questions, however, the most crucial one is whether or not there is a criminal history. If you have been charged with drug possession, your odds of being offered a favorable plea deal could be decreased if you have been charged with the same or similar crime in the past. In such a case, a prosecutor could possibly be more inclined to impose incarceration. But, remember that you've got a right to a jury trial, and if you are honestly not guilty, you will have chance to prove your case to a jury of your peers.

A powerful, competent and seasoned criminal attorney who goes wrong with also be a prosecutor, will discuss with you the best choices for your particular situation. Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary can look at all of the available facts and provide you with an honest opinion about your chances of succeeding at trial.

Further, if Beryl Thompson-McClary finds how the police or prosecutor violated your rates throughout its investigation, then she'll file motions with the court to suppress particular evidence. By way of example, an unreasonable search or seizure as well as a failure of the police you just read Miranda warnings prior to you making an incriminating statement are violations of your respective rights that Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary will fight problem.
Contact Beryl Thompson-McClary Today for the Free Consultation to Discuss Your Criminal Matter

If you have been charged with a crime, you have to seek legal advice immediately. Remember, when you have been given your Miranda warnings, something that you say could possibly be used against you problem. After you have been arrested, you need to state that you wish to speak with your attorney and do not consult with the authorities until your attorney exists. Attorney Beryl Thompson-McClary has a unique edge over other criminal defense attorneys in that she�s been in the prosecutor�s shoes - she would have been a prosecutor before becoming a criminal defense attorney. She knows what to prepare for from the prosecutor which enable it to work closely with you to get the best solution possible for your criminal matter. To schedule your free consultation with Beryl Thompson-McClary, contact her by calling (888) 640-2999, or you may contact her web she will get back to you as quickly as possible.