Orlando Criminal Appeals Lawyers

A criminal conviction can result in harsh consequences. Employment opportunities, academic plans and relationships with family and friends may all be on the line. Fortunately, you may have a second chance.

Criminal defense attorney David F. Allen has a proven track record of providing Central Florida clients with successful representation through the appeals process. Every person convicted of a crime is entitled to an appeal.

You need an experienced lawyer to help protect your future. He will represent your case with dedication and skill. Contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss your appeal.

Efficient Representation, Effective Results

If you or someone you love was convicted at trial, you have 30 days from the date of sentencing to file a direct appeal. Your case will be reviewed by the District Court to determine if you are entitled to a new trial, or if your conviction should be overturned entirely.

You may also be able to file an appeal if you believe your Fourth Amendment rights have been violated. If a law enforcement official unlawfully searches you or your property and finds a controlled substance, you can request that it be excluded from evidence. Drug convictions are often set aside due to unlawful search and seizure, and will therefore be overturned.

Winter Park Post-Conviction Relief Attorney (3.850 Motions)

Even if you have lost your direct appeal, you are entitled to a final appeal if there has been new evidence discovered that the court did not have a chance to hear, or because your trial lawyer was "ineffective." Through a motion for post-conviction relief, you can petition the court to overturn your conviction and request a new trial for a second chance at freedom. These are known as "3.850 Motions".

In our more than 35 years of criminal law experience, we have won criminal appeals, achieving new trials for Florida's wrongfully convicted citizens.

We offer our clients a FREE CONSULTATION to discuss the legal matters they are facing. We also accept all major credit cards and offer PAYMENT PLANS for more affordable services. To schedule your consultation, call me at 407-599-9000. You may also contact us via e-mail.

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