A criminal attorney protects the rights of individuals who have been charged with a crime. A criminal attorney firmly stands behind the premise that no individual is ‘guilty until proven innocent.’ Some of the crimes that a criminal attorney defend against include theft, fraud, sex crimes, drug crimes, driving under the influence (DUI), domestic abuse, and other violent crimes.
Hassett & Associates, P.A. is dedicated at protecting the rights of individuals charged with the above mentioned violent crimes. Attorney Kenneth P. Hassett is a leading criminal defense attorney in the Fort Lauderdale area, having served for two years as President of the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Attorney Hassett brings along several years of both education and experience to each and every case that he works on. Hassett earned his JD degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law. He is a licensed member of the Florida Bar Association, among others, and is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida.
Hassett brings more than 20 years of experience in representing his clients. This means that Hassett has a thorough understanding of laws at both the local and federal level. He is able to efficiently and effectively guide all of his clients through the often confusing criminal justice system.
Choosing Hassett & Associates, P.A. means selecting a private practice that has a dedicated team of an experienced attorney and associates. This team will work develop a strong interpersonal relationship with their clients. They will investigate the case and any potential witnesses, and then figure out the best plan of action. The team at Hassett & Associates is committed on building a strong defense and being the defendant’s strongest advocate. The team will also negotiate for a lesser charge, such as a plea bargain, and file the necessary appeals.
The team at Hassett & Associates, P.A. is committed to providing an excellent defense that protects the rights of the defendant. Since the criminal defense court is so complicated, it helps to have an experienced attorney as a mentor, advocate, and friend. If you are in the Fort Lauderdale area in Florida and have been unfairly charged with a crime, then contact Hassett & Associates, P.A. at 954-760-9911.