Brevard County Criminal Defense Attorney
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy are experienced in representing individuals charged with criminal offenses in Brevard County, FL. Our offices are conveniently located in Melbourne, FL. Criminal cases are handled differently in Brevard County, FL, and having an attorney with ample experience in this jurisdiction is important. Call us to discuss the particular facts of your criminal case.
After an arrest for a criminal offense in Brevard County the county and circuit courts have centralized proceedings in the courthouse in the City of Viera. The circuit and county courts in Brevard County are included in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court which also includes Seminole County, Florida.
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The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, experienced criminal defense attorneys are familiar particular judges and prosecutors in Brevard County and the surrounding counties. We created this website to give you general information about some very specific criminal charges.
DUI in Brevard County, FL – Find out more about how drunk driving cases are handled in Brevard County, FL, including information on DUI schools, the ignition interlock devices, FR-44 insurance, and effective defenses to fight the criminal charges. Read more about breath tests, blood tests and urine tests. We also provide information about prescription drug or marijuana DUI charges.
- First DUI
- Second DUI
- Third DUI
- Fourth DUI
- Felony DUI with Serious Bodily Injury
- DUI with Property Damage
- Felony DUI Vehicular Manslaughter
Violation of Probation in Brevard County, FL – After an allegation that an individual violated the terms of probation, the judge can issue an arrest warrant. Many of these VOP warrants are set without any bond. Find out how to an attorney can help you resolve your violation of probation case for the best possible terms. Whether the violation of probation accusation is for moving out of your approved residence, missing an appointment, not completing community service, or a new misdemeanor or felony arrest, we are here to answer your questions.
Marijuana Charges in Brevard County, FL – One of the most common drug offenses in the State of Florida, marijuana offenses come with harsh penalties. Testing positive for marijuana is also a common grounds for violation of probation and DUI accusations. Find out more about possible defenses to this common criminal charge.
- Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
- Cultivation / Grow House
- Trafficking in Cannabis
- Felony Possession of Marijuana
Drug Charges in Brevard County, FL – The most effective way to fight many drug cases is filing motions to suppress and motions to dismiss. Often, law enforcement officers will cut corners during drug investigations. Find out more about how we fight these types of felony charges in Brevard County.
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession with Intent to Sell
- Manufacturing / Distribution
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Domestic Violence in Brevard County, FL – A simple dispute between lovers can quickly turn into a criminal accusation. The law enforcement officers in Brevard County will often tell the parties, “we were called out so somebody is going to jail.” Perhaps no other area of the law is more prone to false accusations. Find out why any domestic violence charge carries special penalties including the inability to seal the criminal record if you are place on probation, and a lifetime prohibition on your right to carry a firearm.
Sex Crimes in Brevard County, FL – Facing an accusation for any sexual motivated crime can be a life-changing event. One of the most important decisions you will make in the days following the arrest is finding the right attorney. Your attorney will also need to address bond issues and finding expert witnesses.
- Sexual Battery / Assault
- Prostitution / Solicitation
- Child Pornography
- Lewd and Lascivious
- Statutory Rape
Traffic Violations in Brevard County, FL – Serious traffic violations required an experienced attorney. We will need to review your driving record and discuss the case with you in detail. Any accusation of driving while license suspended or revoked carries signification collateral consequences, including a possible five year revocation for being a habitual traffic offender.
Brevard County Criminal Justice Resources
Brevard County Clerk of Courts– Visit the website for the clerk’s office in Brevard County to find out more about filings in criminal cases.Clerk of Court
700 S Park Avenue
Titusville, FL 32780-4015
Phone: (321) 637-2001
Brevard County Criminal Justice Services – Brevard County Criminal Justice Services manages several important community programs including misdemeanor probation, pre-trial release, pre-trial diversion, misdemeanor probation, community supervision, alternative community service, drug test laboratory, and the criminal justice volunteer opportunities.Brevard County Criminal Justice Services
1040 S. Florida Ave.
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: (321) 633-2006
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office – Find our more information, including Brevard County arrest records, mug shots, and court information.Major Case Unit and East Precinct
2575 N. Courtenay Parkway
Merritt Island, Florida 32952
Phone: (321) 455-1485 South Precinct
1515 Sarno Road
Melbourne, Florida 32935
Phone: (321) 253-6658 North Precinct
700 South Park Avenue
Titusville, Florida 32780
Phone: (321) 264-5208 West Precinct
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. E
Viera, Florida 32940
Phone: (321) 633-2123 Cape Canaveral Precinct
111 Polk Avenue
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
Phone: (321) 868-1113
Brevard County DUI SchoolsDUI School in Melbourne 1515 Elizabeth St.
Melbourne, FL 32901
Fax: (321) 727-7429 DUI School in Merritt Island 250 N. Courtenay Parkway
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Phone: (321) 631-2347
Fax: (321) 639-2593
Brevard County Courthouses2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Melbourne, FL 32940 506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796 51 Nieman Ave.
Melbourne, FL 32901
The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy | Brevard County Criminal Defense
If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney for a case in Brevard County, FL, call the Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy. Our attorneys are on call to talk with you about the particular facts of your case.
The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy represents clients in Brevard County including the cities and towns of: Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Satellite Beach, Melbourne, Viera, South Cocoa Beach, Williams Point, Allenhurst, Melbourne Beach, Wiley, Palm Bay, Angel City, Footman, Whispering Hills Golf Estates, Audubon, West Melbourne, Aurantia, Aurora, West Eau Gallie, Indianola, Ballard Pines, Mims, Grant, Frontenac, Lotus, Micco, Grant-Valkaria, June Park, Malabar, Valkaria, Bellwood, Melbourne Village, Turnbull, Bonaventure, Sharpes, Indialantic, Canova Beach, Orsino, Palm Shores, Indian River City, Floridana Beach, Rockledge, Titusville, La Grange, Jay Jay, Cape Canaveral, Southmere, City Point, South Patrick Shores, Cocoa, South Patrick, Courtenay, Pineda, Shiloh, Delespine, Dummit Grove, Scottsmoor, East Mims, Rockwell, Eau Gallie, Georgiana, Indian Harbour Beach, Tropic, Mintons Corner, Port Saint John, and Wilson.