SAM MASTERS LEGAL
A Professional Association
Attorney Sam N. Masters, founder of Sam Masters Legal, is a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney with more than 25 years of trial experience. Mr. Masters represents individuals charged with felonies or misdemeanors throughout Volusia and Flagler Counties.
Whether you or a loved one have been questioned by police or have been formally charged with a crime in Volusia County or Flagler County, it is critical that you are informed regarding every aspect of your criminal case and how the legal process operates. The charges against you will either be misdemeanors or felonies and the difference in penalties between the two is significant.
Daytona Beach criminal defense attorney Sam N. Masters has worked extensively on both sides of the Florida criminal justice system. As a former Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court, Mr. Masters is well versed in the techniques and processes used by the prosecution to convict you of a crime. Mr. Masters has been using this unique experience to build a strong defense case for those accused of crimes for over 20 years.
If convicted of misdemeanor or felony, you may be subject to jail time, expensive fines, mandatory counseling, lengthy probation, and random drug testing. A Florida criminal conviction can negatively impact the rest of your life when applying for jobs, submitting a rental housing application, adjusting immigration status and obtaining government loans or grants.
Misdemeanors are types of criminal offenses that are of a less serious nature than a felony criminal charge. First-degree misdemeanors are limited to a fine of $1,000 or less and/or incarceration up to one year in county jail. Second-degree misdemeanors carry penalties of up to five hundred dollars in fines and/or incarceration in a county jail for up to 60 days.
Felony crimes are much more serious and are subject to significant penalties if you are convicted of a felony in the state of Florida. A felony conviction may result in a state prison sentence of over one year of incarceration.
Sam Masters Legal offers a free initial consultation with Mr. Masters, a Daytona Beach criminal defense lawyer dedicated to reviewing the details and facts surrounding your criminal case. Sam Masters Legal can provide you with guidance and legal representation in all phases of the criminal process from the initial arrest all the way through trial. At each step in the legal process, Sam Masters Legal is ready to put our experience to work for you by eliminating the charges or minimizing the potential consequences in order to protect your future. If that you or a loved one has been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you can trust your legal defense to an aggressive defense attorney at Sam Masters Legal.