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Port Orange Office
1540 Cornerstone Blvd., Suite 200
Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Phone: 386-341-9882

Port Orange Criminal Defense

An individual who has been charged with a crime in Port Orange, would be well advised to not make a hasty decision regarding his or her case. It is important that a defendant fully understands and evaluates all the available legal options, even as he or she may be eager to move on and put it all behind. Fighting criminal charges can be stressful and overwhelming for anyone. But the law provides that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. The consequences of a conviction and permanent criminal record are also significant. In Florida and in Port Orange, a conviction often leads to jail or prison time, large fines, probation and more. With a criminal conviction on your record, it may be extremely difficult to find a job, pursue higher education, get a professional license or even find a place to live.

The experienced Port Orange criminal defense attorneys at Musca Law have years of experience handling all types of criminal cases. We will investigate your case and provide you with the advice and guidance you need to make informed decisions. We will review your options and help you understand the consequences you face. At Musca Law, our criminal defense lawyers handle all state and federal crimes, felonies and misdemeanors, including, but not limited to:

Port Orange Crime Information

Port Orange is a principal city in the Fun Coast region of Florida and part of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community of Port Orange was established along the Halifax River back in 1867. It is made up of about 150 distinct neighborhoods. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Port Orange is 56,048.

The Port Orange Police Department has 84 sworn officers, one sworn part-time officer, 21 non-sworn employees and over 40 volunteers. City-Data.com reports that there are 87 violent offenses and 1,457 property crimes in Port Orange each year. The violent crime rate and the property crime rate are well below the Florida and national averages.

Law Enforcement in Port Orange

Port Orange police officers often work hand in hand with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department when dealing with certain types of criminal cases. According to the Daytona Times, 23 arrests were recently made in Volusia County in an online cyber sting operation. Officials arrested nearly two dozen men, including a semi-retired doctor from Port Orange, whom they believe solicited minors for sexual acts. This large-scale sting operation involved agencies from across the state including the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. During the sting operation, law enforcement agencies pretended to be minors online and looked for individuals who were seeking young sexual partners online.

Consequences of a Conviction

You do not have to be charged with a felony to face serious consequences. Many misdemeanors in Port Orange can result in up to a year in jail. A conviction for a felony offense can typically result in years of incarceration in prison. All cases are different, but crimes involving violence, injuries and underage victims typically carry the most severe penalties. In these types of cases, prosecutors will likely pursue all charges as well as extensive penalties.

Protecting Your Rights

If you have a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side, your case will benefit from an independent investigation before being defended aggressively. At Musca Law, we provide a superior level of responsiveness and customer service. We will return your call promptly, answer all your questions and give you updates regarding any developments in your case. Our knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys focus on building solid defense strategies to achieve the best possible outcome for you. We understand the stress and anxiety that can result from being accused of committing a crime. Please contact us today to find out how we can help you protect your rights and preserve your valuable reputation.

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