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South Florida Criminal Defense Attorney

Matt Shafran and the team at Weinstein Legal vigorously represent clients facing criminal charges throughout South Florida and the Treasure Coast. An experienced criminal defense attorney can be the difference between a jail sentence and your freedom, and even minor charges deserve the attention of a qualified lawyer in your corner.

We encourage you to contact our firm for a free consultation at 954-260-5228. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with you, our criminal defense team will ensure you never feel alone during this stressful time. If you're unsure whether we can help with your situation, take a look at our practice areas below.


Weinstein Legal Criminal Defense

If you are facing criminal charges, it is imperative that you hire a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The faster you act, the better the chances are that you will have a positive outcome in court. Charges for a criminal offense can carry steep consequences, and you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side aggressively fighting your case.

Do not take your chance in court without a criminal defense attorney on your side. Do not accept offers or plea bargains from the prosecutor’s office or law enforcement before contacting a lawyer. The criminal defense team at Weinstein Legal, led by Partner Matt Shafran, will thoroughly evaluate your case to ensure you are getting the deal you deserve. Our ultimate goal is to see your charges dismissed.

If law enforcement arrests you on charges for a criminal offense, or they serve you with an injunction or warrant, make Weinstein Legal your first call. Ask for Partner Matt Shafran to begin working on your case.

Our Mission

Our mission at Weinstein Legal is to make clients our first priority. We dedicate ourselves to achieving the best possible results for each person, regardless of the charge for which you require a criminal defense. We are available around-the-clock, 365 days a year, should you ever need us.

At Weinstein Legal, you will never be left in the dark regarding the status of your case. We pride ourselves on prompt and transparent communication with our clients. We are here to stand beside you, to protect your rights, and most importantly to fight on your behalf.

Our goal as criminal defense lawyers is to achieve results. We work tirelessly to have our clients’ charges reduced or dismissed. When you hire Weinstein Legal for your criminal defense, you can be sure you will receive the highest-caliber legal team there is.

Criminal Defense Cases We Handle

At Weinstein Legal, we have vast experience with a wide range of criminal defense charges. Whether you are facing a first-time misdemeanor or a repeat felony charge, Weinstein Legal is here to help. Criminal mischief Florida laws vary in sentences but Weinstein has seen significant results within the criminal defense practices.

We represent clients who receive violations of probation, DUIs and criminal traffic offenses, weapons charges, and prostitution charges, along with those facing charges for white-collar crimes, sexual battery, theft, and much more. We also offer criminal defense for juveniles.

If you receive criminal charges of any kind, Weinstein Legal is the firm to turn to.

Building Your Criminal Defense Case

At Weinstein Legal, we start working on your criminal defense charges immediately. From the moment of first contact, when we provide your FREE case evaluation, to your very last day navigating the legal system, we are here for you. We stop at nothing to prove your innocence and help you achieve a positive outcome.

Attorney Matt Shafran, a Partner at Weinstein Legal and head of the criminal defense division, has more than eight years of experience in the field. What makes Mr. Shafran such an excellent criminal defense lawyer is that he was previously a prosecutor. Mr. Shafran, therefore, knows the ins and outs of the prosecuting territory and is familiar with the tactics the courts will attempt to use against you. This enables Mr. Shafran to remain one step ahead of the game, already forming your defense to counter the evidence the court is likely to present.

How We Build Your Case

A lot goes into building your criminal defense case, and Weinstein Legal and Mr. Shafran go the full mile to do so. We do not cut any corners and we do not leave any stone unturned.

Your legal team will begin by reviewing the initial police report, looking for discrepancies in information, and identifying any breach of protocol by law enforcement. We do not just look at your arrest itself, but also the timeline and events leading up to your arrest, as this information can be key in having your charges reduced or dismissed.

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help

Hiring a criminal defense attorney is essential in fighting your charges. Even if you know you are innocent and are sure that the courts will see this, do not take this chance alone. Hiring an experienced legal team, such as Weinstein Legal, shows the prosecutor and the judge that you are serious about defending yourself and your rights.

Once we collect all of the evidence that is in your favor, Mr. Shafran will present it to the prosecutor, judge, and/or jury to show why they should reduce or dismiss your charges for a criminal offense.

Mr. Shafran and the entire team at Weinstein Legal will fight for your rights no matter what, always. We will never allow law enforcement or investigators to violate your rights, and it is our promise and duty to protect you against injustice and mistreatment.

Speak with a Criminal Defense Attorney Today

At Weinstein Legal, we seek to make complicated legal matters as simple as possible. We understand the stress that comes with receiving charges for a criminal offense and the challenge of fighting these charges alone. For that reason, we guide you through the entire process.

Mr. Shafran can handle all communication with the prosecutor’s office, as well as with investigators. You never have to worry about being on your own. Mr. Shafran will also advise you on what steps to take in your personal life following charges for a criminal offense. Many individuals are unaware of small actions that can harm their case. At Weinstein Legal, we ensure that you are as informed as possible for the best possible outcome.

The Process Is Easy

If you have questions for Mr. Shafran regarding charges for a criminal offense, start by utilizing our risk-free case evaluation. There is no obligation and we provide you with information you will need to know moving forward. We have a live chat feature, which provides you with real-time assistance any time of day, any day of the year.

Additionally, you can reach out to Mr. Shafran directly at 561-931-6687.