Criminal Defense Lawyer in Okaloosa County
Understanding & Compassionate Legal Representation for Non-Violent Crimes

Non-Violent Crimes Attorneys in Okaloosa County

We Fight Aggressively No Matter What Criminal Charges You're Facing

Non-violent crimes usually involve elements such as theft, fraud, and deception. Common non-violent crimes include white collar crimes such as bankruptcy fraud, computer fraud, counterfeiting, credit card fraud, embezzlement, extortion, forgery, healthcare fraud, identity theft, insider trading, immigration fraud, insurance fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, tax evasion and receipt of stolen goods.

If you are being investigated for committing a non-violent crime, you should speak with one of our Okaloosa County criminal lawyers immediately. Our legal team at Dewrell & Herndon has more than 72 years of combined legal experience and we handle non-violent crimes as seriously and as aggressively as we would a violent crime.

Let's discuss your case when you schedule a free initial consultation. Call us at (850) 629-7163.

People Commonly Investigated for Non-Violent Offenses Include:

  • Managers
  • Business owners
  • Bankers
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Government employees
  • Other kinds of professionals

In addition to white collar crimes, other types of non-violent crimes include those that involve prostitution, drugs or alcohol-related offenses.

Penalties for Non-Violent Crimes

If you are convicted of a non-violent crime, you will most likely face fines, criminal forfeiture and prison time. For example, if you are convicted of computer fraud you could face up to five years in prison and be forced to pay a $5,000 fine. For the same crime, you could face up to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000 if elements such as causing more than $5,000 in damage, interrupting government operations or disrupting public services were involved.

If you made a rash decision, we are prepared to protect your rights. There may be defenses available to you such as insufficient evidence, lack of intent, entrapment or illegal search or seizure.

At Dewrell & Herndon, we are familiar with how non-violent crimes are investigated and prosecuted and we are prepared to go to bat for you! For the aggressive legal defense that you deserve, don’t hesitate to call our Okaloosa County criminal lawyers today at (850) 629-7163.


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