CRIMINAL DEFENSE

The Colbert Law Firm represents clients on a wide range of criminal charges including city and county ordinance violations, criminal traffic, misdemeanor offenses, violations of probation or community control, and felony offenses.


Criminal Traffic Offenses

Sometimes a ticket is not just a ticket. Some traffic tickets can lead to more penalties than a simple fine that can be paid or a class that can be taken. Driving Without a Valid License, Driving While License is Suspended/ Revoked/ Cancelled with Knowledge, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Racing on Highways, Reckless Driving, Vehicular Manslaughter... the list goes on. Hiring a lawyer who pays attention to detail, examines the facts carefully, and acts quickly can make a big difference in your case. Whether it be misdemeanor or felony, contact The Colbert Law Firm for a free consultation about your case. Some of the common and more serious traffic offenses include:

  • Attaching Tag/ Plate Not Assigned
  • Driving Without a Valid License/ Residency Requirement
  • Driving While License is Suspended with Knowledge (DWLS)
  • DUI/DWI
  • DUI Manslaughter
  • Expired Tag/ License/ Registration
  • Fleeing and Attempting to Elude
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident/ Hit and Run
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident involving Death/ Serious Bodily Injury
  • No Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Racing on Highways
  • Reckless Driving
  • Violation of Business Purpose License


Drug Crimes

If you are facing a drug/narcotics crime, it is important that an experienced attorney handles your case. Penalties can range from probation, jail, loss of driving privileges or even prison. Whether it is possession, sale/ delivery, trafficking or prescription fraud, The Colbert Law Firm understands that these cases are serious and is prepared to provide comprehensive legal care for clients, defending their legal rights and fighting for their freedom. Call for a free consultation if you are facing a drug/ narcotic crime including:

  • Cultivation of Cannabis/ Marijuana
  • Possession of Cannabis/ Marijuana
  • Possession of Cocaine/ Heroin/ Methamphetamines
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Narcotics without a Prescription
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Sale and Delivery
  • Trafficking Drugs/ Narcotics
  • Manufacturing of Drugs/ Narcotics


DUI/DWI/BUI

Florida does not take charges of drunk driving/ driving under the influence or even boating under the influence lightly, and penalties can make a major negative impact on your life. If you or your loved one is facing DUI, DUI with property damage, DUI (drugs), underage DUI, felony DUI, or DUI with Vehicular Manslaughter, you have only ten (10) days to act before the penalties roll in and your drivers license takes a hit. From DMV hearings, suppression issues, trial, and beyond, The Colbert Law Firm is ready to help you every step of the way.


Theft/Property Crimes

In Florida, theft involves taking something that simply doesn't belong to you, and ranges from petit theft, shoplifting, grand theft, burglary, or robbery. Property crimes can include criminal mischief, trespassing, or other similar acts. Not only are some of these crimes enhanceable and have serious penalties, theft crimes can impact your driver's license, your job, and can follow you. It is important to take immediate steps to contact The Colbert Law Firm, time can make a huge difference between finding or losing valuable evidence that could exonerate you. Some of the common theft offenses include:

  • Burglary
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Dealing in Stolen Property
  • Grand Theft/ Grand Theft Automobile
  • Loitering and Prowling
  • Obtaining Unemployment by Fraud
  • Petit Theft/ Shoplifting/ Petit Theft (2 Priors)
  • Possession of Burglary Tools
  • Robbery/ Robbery by Sudden Snatching
  • Trespassing


Violent Crimes

Crimes involving violence such as Domestic Violence, Battery, Assault, and Manslaughter are taken very seriously and can carry some of the harshest penalties. It is important to quickly act and involve an aggressive and high quality attorney to protect your rights as soon as possible. Contact The Colbert Law Firm for a free consultation if you find yourself charged with a serious violent crime, including:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated Assault, including Firearm or Deadly Weapon
  • Battery/ Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Battery by Strangulation (Domestic)
  • Felony Battery
  • Child Abuse/ Child Neglect
  • Aggravated Child Abuse
  • Cyber stalking/ Harassing Phone Calls
  • Culpable Negligence
  • Domestic Violence
  • False Imprisonment/ Kidnapping
  • Stalking/ Aggravated Stalking
  • Possession of a Concealed Weapon/ Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm/ Ammunition by a Convicted Felon
  • Resisting an Officer With/Without Violence
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Violation of an Injunction/ Protective Order


Sex Crimes

If you find yourself accused of a criminal charge related to sex, including child pornography, sex with a minor, capital sexual battery, sexual abuse, traveling to meet a minor, or rape, you need an experienced attorney to step in to ensure your rights and freedoms are protected. Contact The Colbert Law Firm quickly if you have been accused of one of these following serious crimes to discuss your case and explore any aggressive defense you may have to combat these charges.


Violation of Probation/ Community Control

Often individuals are sentenced to probation instead of jail time or as part of a mandatory sentence for some offenses such as a DUI. Probation and Community Control involves a series of strict conditions, restrictions, and rules to follow. Sometimes individuals hit a snag along the way. If you have violated a restriction or a condition of probation that has been applied, you may face serious penalties. Contact The Colbert Law Firm immediately to discuss your case and possible defenses.


Other Crimes

There are many other serious situations people can face when they find themselves confronted by the legal system and the threat of unknown penalties or consequences. The Colbert Law Firm is prepared to help our clients every step of the way, whether it be a violation of a city or county ordinance, other misdemeanor of felony offense, including:

  • Animal Abuse / Neglect
  • Camping
  • Destruction of Evidence
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Disorderly Intoxication
  • Exposure of Sexual Organs
  • False Information about a Crime
  • False Info to LEO
  • Improper Exhibition of a Firearm
  • Open Container
  • Prostitution/ Solicitation to Commit Prostitution
  • Underage Drinking
  • Urinating in Public
  • Violation of Pretrial Release

If you are facing criminal charges in the Central Florida area, no matter what the circumstances, the best defense is an early, smart, and aggressive defense. Attorney Tiffany V. Colbert has handled over 1,000 cases ranging from traffic, misdemeanor, to serious felony cases, and has a reputation for not only being an aggressive, professional trial attorney, but caring about her clients and protecting their rights, their freedom, and looking out for their future. Contact The Colbert Law Firm immediately for a free consultation!


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