Detailed Analysis To Present A Strong Defense

Being arrested for a criminal offense can be intimidating. A person who has never faced the criminal justice system may not know where to turn to protect their rights. An individual charged with a repeat offense likely knows that the stakes are much higher this time around.

The trial lawyers at Bryant & Higby, Chtd., in Panama City know what you are facing. We are not here to judge you, but to review every relevant detail of your case to prepare a rigorous defense aimed at protecting your rights — and your future. The firm is well-recognized for our long-standing tradition of preparing for trial from the start in every case we handle. We approach criminal defense the same way.

We believe that defending against criminal charges must start from a position of strength. While not every case goes to trial, we have the drive, energy and resources to build a compelling defense with the ultimate goal of obtaining the best outcome possible.

In northwest Florida, many tourists can have a brush with the law while on vacation. Knowing how to navigate the Florida justice system is daunting for residents of other states. Parents of high school or college students who have been charged with a crime while on spring or summer break are often left reeling to find answers about how to protect their kids.

Our comprehensive defense practice is poised to safeguard your rights in all aspects of criminal law, including:

  • Serious felonies, including drug crimes
  • Alcohol-related offenses, including DUI charges
  • Violent crimes, including assault and battery
  • Domestic violence allegations
  • Theft and property offenses
  • Weapons charges
  • Probation violations
  • Record sealing/expungement of criminal records

A Former Prosecutor Who Will Stand Strong Against The Government

Attorney Kevin Barr leads our criminal defense practice. Prior to joining Bryant & Higby, Chtd., Mr. Barr served as an assistant state attorney, gaining valuable criminal trial experience. As a former prosecutor for all types of criminal cases, from serious felonies to misdemeanors, he brings knowledge of the other side of criminal law to his defense work. This insight into the local prosecutor's goals and techniques is an asset for developing the most effective possible defense strategy in each case we handle.

Call To Learn More About Your Rights

For an aggressive defense and unsurpassed personal service, call the lawyers at Bryant & Higby, Chtd., in Panama City at 850-387-0910 or send us an email to request a confidential consultation.