Whittel & Melton, LLC

Criminal Defense

When you are facing severe criminal charges that may have the ability to change your life indefinitely, you need an attorney who is familiar with the criminal justice system as well as the  people who work in it. Selecting a seasoned, aggressive and distinguished criminal defense lawyer to represent your case is the first step in meeting the challenges of being accused of any type of crime. The Law Offices of Whittel & Melton are comprised of respected trial attorneys, practiced forensic experts and licensed investigators who are dedicated to protecting and advocating our clients.

As former prosecutors with the State Attorney's Office, our attorneys bring the firsthand knowledge of how the government builds its case against people charged with a misdemeanor, felony and DUI crimes in The Villages and everywhere in between Lake, Sumter and Marion counties. A strong defense against any crime starts with examining the facts. At Whittel & Melton, we get the facts ourselves and can explore your case right away without relying upon police investigations. We always work towards establishing evidence that can be used in your favor before actual criminal charges are filed. Following a meticulous screening of your case, our criminal defense team may be able to offer important evidence to prosecutors to discourage them from formally filing criminal charges against you.

A strong defense does not start in the courtroom - it begins immediately. If you are facing criminal charges or suspect that you may be charged soon, do not talk to the police without talking to The Villages Criminal Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton first.

Our office can come to your aid in all areas of criminal law including:

Don't take a risk with your freedom, reputation and daily life. If you or someone you care for has been charged with any type of crime in The Villages or surrounding communities, contact the Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys at Whittel & Melton, LLC immediately to schedule an initial complimentary and confidential consultation. Visit us online or call us in The Villages at 352-369-5334.