Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney

Over 40 Years Combined Experience At Work To Represent You

At OrlandoDefense.com, our criminal defense team provides the expertise and insights needed to achieve your best possible outcome. We look forward to learning your story and working with you. Part of a network proudly serving Orlando and Central Florida, including Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Flagler, Lake, Citrus, Marion, St. Johns, and Alachua counties.

No Matter The Charge, We can help.

*Our practice areas are not limited to the above list. We help people with a wide variety of criminal defense cases. Schedule a consultation today to find out how we can help protect your freedom.

Meet the Attorney

We Have The Experience Your Case Deserves

Jeffery Higgins Managing Attorney | Florida Native A Florida native licensed to practice law since 1998, Jeff is a skilled lawyer with significant trial experience and an excellent bedside manner. He proudly gets his best reviews from people who appreciate his caring approach and dedication to their case. Learn more about Jeffery Contact Jeffrey

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Is Domestic Violence a Felony in Florida?

Charges of Domestic Violence Can Be a Misdemeanor or Felony in Florida If you have domestic abuse felony charges in Florida, you may want to know what your options are. You may also be wondering why you have felony domestic violence charges instead of misdemeanor charges. An experienced and qualified Florida domestic violence defense attorney can explain felony domestic...

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Domestic Battery in Florida: Penalties and Defenses

Florida defines domestic violence as any assault, aggravated assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death to a family or household member by another family or household member. Florida enforces strict penalties against defendants convicted of domestic violence charges. The best way to improve the outcome of...

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Florida Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences

Facing Harsh Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences in Florida Requires Expert Legal Advice Florida’s war on drugs is relentless. Florida’s lawmakers continue to have mandatory minimums for drug offenses even though they don’t work. Even still Florida takes the same old approach to drug crimes sentencing that became popular in the 1980s.  The Florida mandatory minimum drug sentences completely remove...

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