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Being charged with a criminal offense is no small matter. Even accusations – unfounded or not – can cause serious repercussions. Very rarely will these types of crises affect just one aspect of your life: they can impact your family life, personal life, professional life, and most importantly, your freedom. Regardless of the charges you face, working with a skilled criminal defense lawyer will be crucial to minimizing the impact that an arrest can have on your life.

Alers Law Firm is prepared to protect you, regardless of the charges you face. Call today.

The criminal justice system is intimidating and being unaware of your rights could make it feel more daunting. We understand you may feel like just a cog in the wheel. We aim to inform you of your rights and help you understand which steps to take to position your case favorably. Let us use our knowledge to help tip the scales of justice in your direction.
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  • Attorney Chavelys Alers

    Bringing Peace of Mind Through Complex Criminal Matters

    Our founding attorney began a career in law out of a genuine desire to solve problems created by the justice system and complex legal situations. She started out as a former prosecutor but has since proven her allegiance to serving the people of Orlando fight against their criminal accusations. With every legal matter that she handles, Attorney Alers strives to obtain justice and produce favorable case results that our clients would be more than happy with. Her tremendous track record of success proves that she is accomplishing just that. When your freedom is on the line, Attorney Alers is prepared to protect what matters most to you and your loved ones.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I go to jail if I was arrested?

    Answer:

    No, not necessarily. Although each county may have slightly different booking processes, you may be placed in a holding cell until you have been read your official charges during your arraignment (first hearing before a judge). A jail or prison sentence can only be brought if you have been found guilty and convicted, or if you have plead to a lesser charge with a jail sentence involved.

  • If I’m not guilty, why do I need a lawyer?

    Answer:

    At Alers Law Firm, we always assume our clients to be innocent until proven guilty, and we will always represent them as such. Even if you know that you are not guilty, you will be facing off against highly trained Prosecutors and District Attorneys. It is their primary motivation to utilize the State’s resources to obtain a conviction and penalize you accordingly.

  • How are misdemeanors & felonies different?

    Answer:

    Criminal offenses can be categorized in multiple ways, and this includes misdemeanor charges and felony charges. Misdemeanor offenses are typically considered to be lesser offenses, and typically result in a jail time sentence of less than 1 year. On the other hand, felonies are much more severe and can carry a lengthy prison sentence of 1 year or more.

  • What are my rights after an arrest?

    Answer:

    We believe that knowledge can be the strongest defense. If you have been arrested, know that you have the right to remain silent and you have the right to request an attorney. Both of these things (also known as your Miranda Rights) ultimately protect your 5th Amendment Right to avoid self-incrimination.

Rights That Are in Jeopardy After Serving Time

  • Loss of eligibility to apply for financial aid for college
  • Security clearance for certain professions such as teaching, working with children, or security
  • Voting privileges
  • Parenting rights can be taken away including custody & visiting rights
  • Loss of 2nd Amendment right to legally obtain or possess firearms
  • Cannot obtain a passport or a visa for entry into certain countries
  • Convicts are pulled into police line-ups as a potential suspect

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