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Matthew Glassman – Professional Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyer
Have you or a loved one been arrested or are under investigation? Put your trust in the experience and expertise of a skilled criminal attorney such as Matthew Glassman. Criminal defense attorney Matthew Glassman realizes that being accused of a crime is a very stressful time. To help alleviate this stress, Mr. Glassman provides an initial free consultation and provides every client his cell phone number and responds to calls, texts and emails at all hours of the day and night.
If you need the assistance of a criminal defense attorney, contact Mr. Glassman today. Mr. Glassman will fight tirelessly to help you obtain the best resolution possible on your case. Mr. Glassman is prepared to help answer any questions you may have during your free consultation.
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ARRESTED? NOW WHAT?
Criminally Charged or Arrested? You Need A Criminal Defense Attorney On Your Side.
So then it happens, the lights, the dreaded sirens. Your stomach churns and you begin to panic. You see the cop approaching. Or maybe you don’t. Maybe you have been yanked out of a car at gun point? Maybe your home has been ransacked by the police? You hear the shiny handcuffs click and feel the loss of movement in your wrists. Life as you know it is about to change. You are strip searched. Booked and questioned. You hear the metal doors slam shut behind you.
The dreaded criminal justice system is now staring you gravely in the face. Don’t sit back and trust that the flawed system will save you. Don’t get caught in the unforgiving spider web. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Contact a criminal defense attorney to learn about your legal rights before it’s too late!
What Happens Next With Your Criminal Charges?
So you, a loved one, friend or a family member have been arrested. This simply means that a Police Officer has probable cause to believe that you have committed a crime. You will be taken in front of a Magistrate Judge (commonly referred to as a “First Appearance” Judge) and if you are lucky will be released on your own recognizance (ROR), bail or Pretrial.
Those, who have been accused of more serious crimes may not be so lucky and may be held without bail. For either situation, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who can strongly represent your case.
Sense of Urgency
After an arrest the clock is ticking. There is a common misconception that takes place in the criminal justice system: Police Officers DO NOT charge you with crimes. They arrest you. I repeat the police DO NOT charge you with crimes. The State Attorney’s Office makes the crucial decision to charge you with the crimes the Police have arrested you for. The State Attorney’s Office has the discretion to file the same charges that you were arrested for, file reduced or lesser charges, file increased or more serious charges or NOT FILE ANYTHING. It is imperative that you call a criminal attorney right away so that together, you can begin to fight the charges at the PRE- FILING stage. The fastest way to make a case go away is to prevent it from getting filed on in the first place.
Pots and Pans Method
State Attorneys assigned to make filing decisions have hundreds and sometimes thousands of files that they are responsible for. Most State Attorney’s Offices have dedicated attorneys assigned only to case filing. How does your file get the attention that it needs? You have to be proactive. You have to make some noise. You have to begin the fight immediately. Any and all contradictory evidence, mitigating factors, legal authority or additional witnesses/statements can be presented to the State Attorney prior to he/she making a filing decision on your case. If you sit back and do nothing, there is a great chance that your charges will get picked up by the State or worse: they could even increase! You need to do your homework and read reviews and hire the best defensive criminal defense attorney. Matthew Glassman is a 10.0 AVVO rated Lawyer with over 100 5-star Google reviews. Pick up the phone and call criminal defense attorney Matthew Glassman.
Exceptional Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorney
Arrests happen. Believe me I know. I have seen things that will make you shake your head. I have handled cases that caused me to lose sleep at night. I defended people accused of unthinkable crimes. I have seen good police officers make bad decisions and bad police officers make even worse. I have defended college students who made questionable decisions. Medical professionals worried that they may never be able to practice again. Husbands worried that they have hugged their wives and children for the last time. Vacationers at the wrong place at the wrong time. Not every arrest is valid. In fact, many arrests are unlawful. The criminal justice system can suck you in. And once you’re in it, it is very difficult to get out of. Don’t allow yourself to be a victim of this vicious cycle. If you find yourself arrested or facing criminal charges than you need an experienced defense attorney on your side. Don’t face the criminal justice system alone. As your Broward County criminal defense attorney, I can help. I have made a career out of successfully defending and fighting for those accused of crimes. Whether you have been arrested for a small misdemeanor offense or for a homicide, I can help. Here is a sampling of some criminal defense practice areas where I can assist you.
My experience with Mr. Glassman was impeccable. He guided me through every step of a situation that can be scary for anybody to go through. He kept me updated constantly and answered my texts promptly. I am very grateful to have found his services and would use him again without a doubt.Tiffany Fernandez1/15/2020
Matthew is a true professional. He was thoughtful and responsive while working my case. I appreciate how detail oriented he was and how hard he worked to get a great result, even when it did not seem possible. Highly recommend him to anyone!Dave S.3/11/2020
Mr.Glassman was very helpful and sympathetic to my case. He worked very hard to bring my case to a close with a best out come for my family.Travis Kitchen8/12/2020
Mr. Glassman is so great! He fixed my legal issues super fast and I couldn't be happier with the outcome ! Thanks to him i can move on with my life & start to enjoy it the way I've been wanting to the past 3 years! Thank you Mr. Glassman ! If you're looking for a lawyer call him asap!taylor small6/30/2020
Matthew Glassman is an excellent lawyer and human being. Very professional but also very personable. Answers his phone 24/7 and keeps you updated on your case. Treats you as a friend not just a client. I highly recommend him for all criminal defense needs! He has restored my faith in humanity.Christopher Andrews1/23/2020
Matthew Glassman was a beacon of hope to my family at a time when our options appeared limited and the likelihood of a satisfactory resolution seemed nigh on impossible. Not only was his able to defend us from an unjust accusation, his calm and empathetic demeanor offered emotional succor to myself and those I care about most. My family and I are eternally grateful for his service and I hereby recommend Mr. Glassman without reservation.Emily Noronha7/17/2020