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Brandon Office
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Tampa, FL 33619
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Brandon Criminal Defense

A criminal conviction in Brandon has the potential to affect the defendant’s life even years after he or she has served time in jail or prison. Even false allegations can result in convictions with long-term consequences. Many employers these days require prospective employees to go through background checks. For many jobs, background checks are a requirement. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime, no matter how minor, will face a setback when they apply for a job. If they are to run for public office, they are likely to face media scrutiny. This is why it is crucial to proactively approach your case with an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side.

The Brandon criminal defense attorneys at Musca Law have years of experience successfully handling felony and misdemeanor cases. Whether your case requires aggressive representation or a sophisticated defense strategy to address the complicated charges, our team is ready to help you. At Musca Law, our criminal defense lawyers handle all state and federal crimes, felonies and misdemeanors, including, but not limited to:

Brandon Crime Information

Brandon had a population of about 8,000 in the 1960s, but it grew quickly during the 1980s. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Brandon is 103,483. City-Data.com shows that the cost of living in Brandon is slightly below the national average and the number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents living in the city is smaller than the state average. Government databases show that there are 58 registered sex offenders in Brandon, which means that one out of every 1,566 residents is a convicted sex offender.

Law Enforcement in Brandon

Local law enforcement is known for coming down hard on potential sex offenders. According to recent news reports, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department conducted a sex sting operation in which six people were arrested. The sting targeted individuals who officials believed possessed, created and distributed child pornography. The suspects who were arrested and charged in this sting faced a combined 337 felony counts of possession of child pornography. A single felony conviction can result in years in prison and mandatory registration as a sex offender.

Consequences of a Conviction

In Florida, even so-called “minor” offenses can have serious repercussions. A single Brandon misdemeanor conviction can result in upto a year in jail. Felony convictions can result in several years of incarceration. Other consequences include driver’s license revocation, potential loss of voting rights, inability to carry or possess a weapon, loss of professional license and employment opportunities. A skilled defense attorney will help you understand the full consequences you face and how best to fight the charges.

If you have been arrested, it is important to remember not to give out specifics of your case to the authorities. Officials may appear friendly and eager to help you. But, almost always, police officers and prosecutors are only interested in solidifying their case against you by gathering more evidence. So, anything you do or say after your arrest can and will be used against you during the trial.

Protecting Your Rights

If you are facing criminal prosecution, you probably have a number of important questions. A knowledgeable defense lawyer who has handled cases similar to yours will know how to answer your questions and how to protect your legal rights and options. At Musca Law, our Brandon criminal defense team offers free, confidential case evaluations. We will review your case and help you build a solid defense. Please contact our office today to schedule your comprehensive consultation.

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