Our Skilled Criminal Defense Attorneys Provide the Compassionate Yet Aggressive Defense You Need When Facing Serious Criminal Accusations or Charges

Finding yourself at the center of a serious criminal investigation or prosecution can be stressful, frightening, and overwhelming—especially if this is your first experience with law enforcement or the criminal justice system. You may be worried about losing your job, going to jail or prison, and how the long-term consequences of a felony conviction could affect your future.

While jail time and other penalties are a possibility in any serious criminal case, a felony arrest or charge doesn't have to signal the end of life as you know it. You need skilled legal representation—an experienced defense team can make ALL the difference. If you are looking for a highly skilled and customized defense strategy, you have come to the right place.

At Flaherty & Merrifield, our seasoned Fort Walton Beach defense attorneys represent local residents, vacationers, and military members facing devastating criminal accusations or charges in Northwest Florida. We put our extensive knowledge, skills, and experience to work for you, providing vigorous and effective defense counsel in complex and difficult criminal cases involving:

When your job, family, freedom, and everything you've worked for is on the line, we're who you want by your side. Find out how our accomplished criminal defense team can protect your rights—and future—after a felony arrest or charge. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discuss your case. Rest assured, this won't be a high-pressure sales pitch. We don't do that here. Our consultations are free, confidential, and without obligation. Really.