Tampa Criminal Defense

Marc A. Joseph, P.A. is a criminal defense attorney in Tampa devoted to the defense of people charged with a crime in Hillsborough County, and the surrounding counties of the Tampa Bay area. Our skilled attorney is prepared and able to go the extra mile to defend your rights.

Marc A. Joseph, P.A. provides a wide variety of services regarding criminal defense representation. Such services include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:

  • Representation in the courtroom to fight a criminal charge (i.e., seeking dismissal, negotiating a resolution outside the courtroom, or going to trial);
  • Giving general advice regarding criminal matters that many clients and potential clients may need, such as answers to questions about what the consequences are of a particular charge, and the likelihood of success for a particular case;
  • Visiting clients in jail or at home, no matter what time, day or night;
  • Providing his clients with guidance and support that are not simply limited to the criminal charge at hand.

Each day is different for Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Marc A. Joseph, P.A., and the services he provides to each of his clients will be based on the particular facts of each client’s situation. Representation in the courtroom does not only involve physically being present in the courtroom alongside his clients. Marc A. Joseph, P.A. believes that much more goes into just simply being there.

Marc A. Joseph understands being arrested can be a helpless and terrifying experience. Mr. Joseph prides himself on being completely accessible and available for free consultations 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The answers to your questions are only a phone call away. We are committed to individualized care and Our Tampa defense attorney will do everything to ensure that each client understands the confusing criminal justice system and what strategies can be utilized to obtain the best possible result in their respective case(s).

Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with a crime, your future and your freedom could be at stake. The best way to avoid potentially serious consequences is to work with an experienced Tampa criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Located in Tampa, the Law Office of Marc A. Joseph, P.A. has extensive trial experience and an in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system. We will use these attributes to help clients achieve the best possible results in Florida state courts.

Responsiveness: We know that when you need a criminal defense attorney, you need services immediately. That is why we answer the phone 24 hours a day. When you have questions about your case, we want to answer them quickly. We will give you a free initial consultation and discuss what action should be taken on your case. Reasonable rates: Our law firm accepts credit cards. Additionally, we work out payment plans for our clients when necessary.

We don’t want an excessive expense to stand between you and the legal services you need. We will keep you informed at all times regarding your case.

No matter what criminal charge you may be facing, it is never too soon to speak with an attorney if you have been arrested and are possibly facing formal criminal charges. When facing a criminal charge, it is important that you consider working with a Criminal Defense Attorney who handles a wide variety of criminal matters. While there are certainly qualified attorneys who specialize in particular areas of criminal law, it is helpful to work with an attorney who has experienced a broader spectrum of criminal law.

Thorough and quality legal representation is representation that puts the client’s rights, interests and wishes first. Whether Marc A. Joseph, P.A. is providing an existing client with advice about a speeding ticket, or answering a client’s general criminal law question, he ensures that the client’s questions have been answered and concerns addressed. Client satisfaction is an indication that the attorney is doing something right. Marc A. Joseph, P.A. provides his clients with any legal advice he feels qualified to answer, and he makes sure his clients are placed in good hands if there is a question he is unable to answer or matter he is unable to undertake. Contact Criminal Defense Attorney Tampa – Marc A. Joseph, P.A. Today for a Free Consultation.

Florida Penalties &
Criminal Laws

Marc A. Joseph, P.A. has a comprehensive understanding of the Florida state statues. Criminal charges are generally separated into two categories: Felony and Misdemeanor offenses. Depending upon the specific circumstances of your case, you will be charged with one or the other. In some cases involving multiple criminal charges, may individuals may find themselves facing counts of both types of charges. Misdemeanors and felonies are further broken down into the following categories with differing penalties:

Second Degree Misdemeanor

Maximum of 60 days in jail, six months of probation or $500 fine.

First Degree Misdemeanor

Maximum of one year in jail, one year probation or $1k fine.

Third Degree Felony

Maximum five years of prison, five years’ probation or $5k fine.

Second Degree Felony

Maximum 15 years in prison, 15 years of probation or $5k fine.

First Degree Felony

Maximum 30 years in prison, thirty year probation or $10k fine.

Life Felony

Life in prison without the possibility of parole or possibly lifetime probation/$15k fine.

Capital Felony

Punishable by death or life in prison without parole.

Felony charges are treated differently in the state of Florida. They are based off of the criminal punishment code which is a point system that will determine your punishment. Individuals who score less than 44 points are not required to be sentenced to prison, but under certain circumstance could be.

Other Types of Cases Criminal
Defense Attorney
Marc A. Joseph, P.A. Handles:

  • Petit Theft
  • Cocaine Possession
  • Cocaine Sale
  • Cocaine Trafficking
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Marijuana Sale
  • Marijuana Trafficking
  • Ecstasy (MDMA) Possession
  • Ecstasy (MDMA) Sale
  • Ecstasy (MDMA) Trafficking
  • Armed Trafficking
  • All Other Drug Offenses
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Reckless Driving
  • Habitual Traffic Offender
  • Prostitution
  • Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Battery on a LEO
  • Assault on a LEO
  • Home Invasion Robbery
  • Carjacking
  • Burglary of a Dwelling
  • Burglary of a Conveyance
  • Burglary of a Structure
  • Kidnapping
  • Strong Arm Robbery
  • DUI Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Fleeing and Eluding
  • Failure to Report
We are experienced, passionate and aggressive Criminal Defense Attorneys in Tampa, FL. We represent clients throughout the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Pasco County, Polk County and Hernando County. If you need an aggressive Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney, our firm can help.

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