Stephen G. Cobb - Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer


If law enforcement officers stop you in DeSoto County and issue you a citation or place you under arrest, chances are good you will be required to appear at the DeSoto County courthouse located in Arcadia. Because most people have never been to court, appearing in front of a judge can be frightening. Even if you have been to court in the past, facing criminal charges is never a pleasant experience, especially when you are not familiar with court rules and procedures. You should always contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who understands the DeSoto court system to represent you in your case. Attorney Stephen G. Cobb has over 20 years of experienced assisting criminal defendants all over the state of Florida, so do not hesitate to call the Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm today.

Potential penalties of criminal violations

The possible consequences set out by Florida law for criminal violations vary widely depending on the severity and nature of the offense, as well as other factors. One thing for certain, however, is that every type of offense does have penalties if you are convicted. Even a speeding ticket involves fines, points on your driver’s license, and possibly more depending on the circumstances. The following are some common consequences of criminal convictions in Florida:

  • Fines and court costs
  • Probation
  • Community service
  • Points on your driver’s license
  • Suspension or revocation of your driver’s license
  • Mandatory substance abuse evaluation and/or treatment
  • Time in jail
  • Time in state prison

In addition, convictions for certain charges can often limit your employment opportunities and damage your personal reputation. Stephen G. Cobb has over two decades of experience handling criminal cases ranging from traffic infractions to serious felonies and works to help limit the penalties a client faces in every single case.

Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer for a consultation

At the Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm, we strive to provide the highest quality of defense in every case. Stephen G. Cobb is a respected, board certified Criminal Trial Law specialist who can assist you with whatever case you are facing in DeSoto County, so call today at 850-651-6565 for help.

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