For people who have spent their life as law-abiding citizens, the introduction to the criminal justice system can be an intimidating and terrifying ordeal. You may be left with serious questions about your future, and uncertain of how to answer important questions.
- Who do I call for help?
- How long will I be detained?
- Will a criminal charge hurt my future?
- Will I have to face fines or jail time?
- Will I lose my job?
- What are my options?
The law office of R. Lane Lastinger, P.A. works closely with first time offenders in Pinellas County to help guide them through the criminal justice system. Whether you are facing criminal charges for traffic violations or you are being charged with a serious felony, I can work with you to explore all of your options.
Working to Avoid Jail Time and Excessive Fines
Being represented by an attorney who understands the full range of options available in a criminal case and who is respected throughout the court system can make a significant difference. R. Lane Lastinger practices exclusively in criminal defense in Pinellas County, which has helped build a reputation as an accomplished negotiator and effective trial attorney.
Call us when you face:
- Traffic Violations
- License Suspensions
- Drug Offenses
- White Collar Crimes
For many clients, I am able to pursue diversionary programs that result in dismissal. Hire a lawyer who will work with you.
Smart Defense for First Time Offenders
I keep the lines of communication open with my clients to provide them with the service they expect and the representation they need. My 17 years of experience handling criminal defense cases give me the background to put every option on the table.
If you are a first time offender and need a reliable and experienced attorney to represent you, contact the office of R. Lane Lastinger, P.A. to schedule your free initial consultation.