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    SuperLawyers
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    Florida Legal Elite
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    AV Preeminent
  • Avvo 10.0
    Avvo 10.0
  • South Florida Top Rated Lawyers
    South Florida Top Rated Lawyers
  • 100 Attorneys
    100 Attorneys
  • US District Court Southern District of Florida
    US District Court Southern District of Florida
  • US District Court Middle District of Florida
    US District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Dade County Bar Association
    Dade County Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
    Broward County Bar Association

Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

35+ Years of Legal Experience

Hager & Schwartz, P.A. offers aggressive criminal defense representation in Daytona Beach and Volusia County, Florida. With more than five decades of combined experience, we are confident in our ability to provide the effective advocacy that you deserve, even against the most complex charges.

As former state prosecutors, our Daytona Beach defense lawyers approach each case with from a unique advantage – one that allows us to create strategies specifically designed to find weaknesses in the prosecution's case against you. If you were arrested for a crime, contact our law firm today.

Avoid Common Mistakes After an Arrest

A successful defense starts with early involvement. Do not wait to contact a lawyer before it's too late. When you work with our lawyers, we will guide you through every facet of the legal process from start to finish, to ensure the best possible chance of a favorable case outcome.

When looking for a defense lawyer, remember this: shopping for a bargain isn't a good deal. A public defender may seem like an economical option, but a criminal conviction can cost more in the long run. With a skilled legal professional on your side, you can have pace of mind that your case is in capable hands.

Why hire a former state prosecutor?

Our background in criminal prosecution gives us a unique advantage in court. We understand common strategies and techniques used by prosecutors to obtain a conviction; let us put this experience to work for your case. Learn more about our prosecution experience and representation philosophy here.

Defense for Drug Crimes in Daytona Beach

"Drug crime" is an umbrella term that encompasses criminal charges related to any controlled substances. This includes marijuana charges, cocaine, drug manufacturing, cultivation, sales, and possession. These offenses range from misdemeanors to serious crimes: first-time drug possession all the way to trafficking and manufacturing.

If you are under investigation for a drug crime, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney today. Drug crimes involve a variety of legal complications not found in other case types, and our firm is ready to help you make educated decisions to choose the best path for your defense. To learn more about your options with us, visit our drug crimes defense page.

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Why Work With Hager & Schwartz, P.A.?

The right criminal defense begins with the right attorney. If you were arrested for a crime, your future, freedom, and your reputation are on the line.

Some of our firm's distinction are:

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  • Former state prosecutors
  • Attorneys who truly care
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Get in Touch to Start Your Case Today

Contact Hager & Schwartz, P.A. today to start your defense. Initial consultations are always free, so fill out our free online consultation form at your earliest convenience. Our goal is simple: to help our clients - people just like you - by protecting their rights and defending their freedom. To see what the Daytona Beach criminal defense attorneys at our firm can do for your defense, call our office today.

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