Serious drug crimes carry heavy penalties in Florida, as in all other states. In fact, a person convicted of federal drug trafficking or other drug-related offenses can find him or herself facing a potentially lengthy prison term and/or substantial fines. However, merely being arrested or charged with a crime does not constitute guilt, and each person who stands accused is protected by law with the right to retain professional legal representation in order to seek assistance in building a strong defense strategy.
The law firm of Frank A. Rubino, Esq., is home to an experienced criminal lawyer who has defended cases in courtrooms throughout the state of Florida and across the United States. Mr. Rubino’s staff is fluent in Spanish, which can be an obvious benefit to some for whom the English language poses a challenge. Seeking a consultation with an attorney before proceeding to court allows a legal advocate time to investigate the details of an arrest to ensure that a client’s personal rights are being protected.
Acting under the guidance of a legal professional can also help determine which legal options are available. Whether charged with illegal possession of drugs or offenses related to the manufacturing, sale or distribution of drugs, each person is entitled to retain sound legal counsel. Attorney Frank Rubino has more than 30 years of criminal defense experience and has represented clients in some of the most serious and complex federal cases.
Simply being accused of federal drug trafficking or other drug-related crimes in Florida is enough to compromise a person’s personal and professional reputations. It is advisable for someone in similar circumstances to contact a criminal lawyer as soon as possible after his or her arrest. In this way, an experienced legal advocate can ensure none of a client’s rights have been violated during his or her arrest or during interactions with law enforcement agents.