The Law Offices of Dave L. Simmons, P.A., is a Fort Lauderdale based law firm dedicated to representing the residents of Ft. Lauderdale that have been accused of a criminal offense. The city of Fort Lauderdale is the county seat of Broward County and is a central city of the South Florida metropolitan area. As of 2010, the city has a population of over 165,000 residents.

Mr. Simmons is a former prosecuting attorney for the State Attorney’s Office and former Public Defender in Broward County, Florida. During the past 15 years, the opportunity of practicing on both side of the criminal justice system has enabled Mr. Simmons to garner extensive experience in the criminal field. He has defended all types of criminal offenses ranging from misdemeanors to major felonies.

The firm offers representation for criminal offenses including:

It is important that you seek consultation from an experienced criminal attorney early on in the process for many reasons. One of the most important being, the State Attorney’s Office, not the arresting police agency, will have discretion as to what charges may be filed against you. This early representation may have the benefit of having your charges dropped completely or having the charges reduced to a lesser offense.

Any criminal charge can have a devastating effect on your reputation and your livelihood. It is the goal of the Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. to have your case dismissed by utilizing every option available, including negotiations with the State Attorney, diversion programs, motion practice and trial, and upon dismissal to have the case removed from your permanent record.

If you have been charged with this offense by way of an arrest or notice to appear in court, you may feel overwhelmed by the experience and may have many unanswered questions. The Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A., offers a free consultation to discuss the facts and details of your case. As you know, any arrest for a criminal offense is a serious matter, take the time to know your legal rights by calling the office and setting up your free consultation. (954) 765-3540