Whether you are an adult or juvenile, a first offender is a person who is convicted of a crime for the first time. The experienced criminal defense attorney at the Law Office Of Thomas E. DeMine III, P.A. can help you explore all the options available to a first-time offender in Florida. They have a special section of the firm that is dedicated solely to first time offenders. Being arrested for the first time due to a misunderstanding and even a mistake can be stressful, confusing and scary. Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney with years of experience can make the difference as to whether you will have a criminal record or not. To meet the condition of a 1st time offender, a person needs to prove he or she has no other exposure to crimes in their life time.
These offenses are usually nonviolent, minor and can be traced back to poor decisions hastily made in a lively atmosphere. Some of the most common first offenses in Fort Myers & Cape Coral, FL or the surrounding areas are: