Proven Criminal Defense Lawyer near Daytona Beach
Larry Avallone is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney who is a recognized expert Criminal Defense Attorney. He is a former State Prosecutor and a former Volusia County Deputy Sheriff who knows how the local court system works from the inside.
My experience as an Expert Criminal Trial Attorney, a former Deputy Sheriff and Former Assistant State Attorney in Volusia County is a great advantage to my clients.
Contact Attorney Avallone to Help with your Case
Attorney Avallone is highly regarded for his diligence, knowledge, intelligence, and commitment to the rights of the accused. Avallone Law P.A. is located in downtown New Smyrna Beach, Florida, serving clients in Volusia County and the surrounding areas, including Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Port Orange, Edgewater, Deland and Deltona. If you have recently been arrested for a DUI, drug charge, theft or other criminal offense, call 386-682-9235 to schedule a free consultation.
Criminal Defense & DUI Attorney in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Being charged with a crime can turn your world upside down. Once you’ve been charged, it’s important to contact a dependable attorney right away. Doing so ensures your rights are protected from the get-go and a defense strategy is put in motion. Trying to navigate the criminal justice system on your own, especially if you have no experiencing doing so, could be detrimental to your case. If you are facing criminal charges in the New Smyrna Beach, Florida region, Avallone Law P.A. can help!
The Old Stone Wharf, a local landmark considered a national historic site, dates back to 1768. Old Stone Wharf, along with several other landmark sites and beautiful beaches, brings historians and other travelers to New Smyrna Beach each year – not to mention more than 25,000 residents. We love helping our New Smyrna Beach clients to navigate the criminal justice system. Larry Avallone is recognized as the best criminal defense attorney in New Smyrna Beach and represents clients in zip codes such as 32168, 32169, and 32170. Avallone has years of experience defending clients who face charges ranging from traffic offenses to sex offenses.
A good attorney knows the law and Larry Avallone has been able to gain outstanding results for his clients because of his extensive experience with the system. Larry worked as a Volusia County Deputy Sherriff for 10 years, so he knows how law enforcement officers think. He was also a former Assistant State Attorney for 8 years, so has extensive trial experience. His knowledge and experience in the system has qualified him in all aspects of defense law. He knows how prosecutors will try to build a case against you because he knows how they think.
If you’re facing criminal charges, you owe it to yourself to hire a dependable and experienced attorney who will fight for your rights and offer you the best legal advice available. Your future depends on it. Contact us today at(386) 682-9235.
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Sex offense charges are a sensitive topic and being charged with a sexual offense can cause havoc in your life. It can affect everything from your personal relationships to your career and ultimately your freedom. You need a qualified attorney to help you navigate the murky waters and we can help! Sex offenses in New Smyrna Beach, Florida range from sexual misconduct to transmission of child pornography by electronic device. Some examples of potential sex offense charges include luring or enticing a child, human trafficking, sexual battery, prostitution, video voyeurism of a minor, rape, and sexual performance by a child. If you’ve been accused of a sex crime and are in need of legal help, call us today. Avallone Law excels in detailed investigations of our clients’ cases to determine the validity and credibility of both the complainant and their witnesses. We know the law when it comes to having information removed from the sex offender registry and will file all the necessary paperwork to do so if your case is eligible. We will also work tirelessly to have your charges dropped or for a successful sex offender level reduction on your behalf.
- Driving Under the Influence
Under New Smyrna Beach, Florida law, DUI is driving a motor vehicle with an unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. A DUI conviction can cost you anywhere from $500 to $2,000 depending on the level of alcohol found in your system. It can also land you with mandatory community service, at least a year of probation, and six months to five years of jail time depending on the number of offenses you’ve had. Other issues you may face include your car being impounded, a felony conviction if you’ve been convicted three or more times of a DUI, manslaughter or vehicular homicide charges if anyone is killed as a result of a crash, and your driver’s license being revoked. Being convicted of a DUI can turn your world upside down. It can affect your personal relationships, varnish your reputation, and even leave you jobless or make it difficult for you to find work in the future. If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence, you need an experienced attorney on your side who will help you understand the legal process and more importantly, make sure your rights aren’t being taken advantage of.
DWI stands for driving while intoxicated and is synonymous with DUI, but can also include impairment by drugs or an unknown substance. If you’ve been charged with a DUI or DWI and live in the New Smyrna Beach, Florida region, Avallone Law can help you. Hiring a dependable attorney is crucial and we will work to make sure you get the best outcome for your individual case.
There are strategic ways to beat a robbery case that include knowing the detailed laws that surround such charges. Avallone Law understands the importance of evidence needed for a robbery conviction and we help our clients to not only understand the charges that have come against them, but fight to ensure without proper evidence, the robbery charges are dropped. Each case is different and we work one-on-one with our clients to understand every aspect of their situation to ensure the best possible outcome for their case.
A resisting arrest charge typically means a person used some form of physical force or obstruction against a police officer to prevent their arrest. If you’ve been charged with resisting arrest, there are multiple defenses available to contest your charge. Maybe there’s no video evidence or witnesses to contradict the officer’s claims, maybe your first amendment rights are being taken advantage of, or maybe your reaction was involuntary due to use of excessive force by an officer. Whatever the circumstances are surrounding your case, we can help you navigate the law and advise you on your next steps.
- Drug trafficking/possession
Avallone Law has years of experience helping clients to get their possession charge dismissed or their drug case thrown out. Drug possession is an offense by someone who did not manufacture, distribute, or sell the controlled substance. Usually a possession charge means the person was holding a minimal amount of a drug for their personal use. Possession of most controlled substances in New Smyrna Beach may be charged as a felony, with minimal exceptions. State law does allow a first degree misdemeanor charge for simple possession of marijuana in an amount less than twenty grams. Penalties for drug charges can include fines, community service, probation, and jail time. Consequences of these charges can be hefty, especially if it’s your second or third offense or if you’ve been charged with intent to sell or traffic. If you’ve been charged with possession of drugs such as heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, or methamphetamine, you’re also looking at heftier penalties. If you’re facing drug charges, contact us today! You need an experienced attorney like Avallone Law fighting for you.
It may not always be necessary to hire an attorney for minor traffic offense, but serious traffic offenses can result in penalties such as expensive fines, a suspended license, points on your driver’s license, community service, probation, and even jail time. If you’ve been charged with leaving the scene of an accident or reckless driving, it’s in your best interest to hire an attorney. We have years of experience defending clients in traffic court and work closely with our clients to understand their individual case so we can offer them the best legal advice for their situation. If you’ve been charged with a traffic offense and need help understanding your charges and the legal process, contact us today. We can help you choose the best course of action moving forward and make sure your defense is solid, so you get the best possible outcome in court.
A criminal conviction can cause you immediate problems such as jail time and hefty fines, but the long-term effects can haunt you for years to come. If you’ve been charged with a crime, contact us by phone today at:(386) 682-9235. If you live in the New Smyrna Beach region and are curious whether your case requires legal assistance, tell us your story by filling out our contact form located here. Don’t put your future at risk by trying to navigate the criminal system on your own.