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Criminal Defense Attorney for New Port Richey, FL

If you have been arrested for any misdemeanor or felony crime in New Port Richey, Florida, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm. We are experienced in providing representation at every stage of the criminal case from the first appearance within 24 hours after the arrest, an emergency bond hearing, arraignment, pre-trial disposition hearings, pre-trial conferences, through a jury trial.

Watch a quick video showing how one of our attorneys, Jason Sammis, uncovered evidence of police misconduct at a recent DUI checkpoint in New Port Richey in Pasco County, FL:

Don't face the judge alone. Obtaining the best result often requires an attorney fighting for you immediately after the criminal accusation. It is also important to retain a lawyer that is familiar with the particular criminal law procedures and practices that are most effective in the courtrooms in New Port Richey and throughout Pasco County, FL.

Effective Pre-File Negotiations - the 21 Days After the Arrest

If you have been arrested for any felony criminal offenses, keep in mind that the State Attorney's Office in New Port Richey usually takes 21 days to make a filing decision. Having an attorney early in the case gives you the best chance of convincing the prosecutor not to formally file felony charges, or to only file greatly reduced charges.

It is usually more effective to try and prevent the felony charges from being filed in the first place then it is to fight the charges after they have already been filed. Don't lose one of the most important battles in your case by not having representation during the first 21 days after your arrest for any felony criminal charge.

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Our website provides general information any various criminal offenses in Florida, including the special procedures and considerations that may apply to the following types of cases:

  • DUI cases in New Port Richey, including DUI refusal cases, DUI cases with high BAC readings, and felony DUI cases;
  • Reckless driving;
  • Driving on a Suspended or Revoked Driver's License;
  • Violation of Probation (VOP), community control, or house arrest for either technical or new law violations;
  • Domestic battery;
  • Domestic violence, including assault, battery, stalking, aggravated battery, child abuse, aggravated child abuse or violation of protective order;
  • Habitual traffic offender (HTO) Revocations or Driving Offenses;
  • Theft offenses including grand theft, dealing in stolen property, employee theft, fraud, credit card fraud or shoplifting (petit theft);
  • Extradition on a Fugitive Warrant to New Port Richey or Pasco County, FL.

Contact an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney that practices in New Port Richey, Pasco County, FL, about the best way to fight the criminal charges pending against you. Call us today at 813-250-0500 to speak with an attorney about your criminal case.


New Port Richey Police Department - The New Port Richey Police Department has over 40 sworn law enforcement officers and approximately 25 civilian employees. James Steffen served as the Chief of Police for the New Port Richey PD since he was appointed to that position in December of 2011. Kim Bogart is currently the Chief of the New Port Richey Police Department.  The New Port Richey Police Department is located at:

New Port Richey Police Department
6739 Adams St. New Port Richey, FL 34652
Non-Emergency Dispatch Phone Number: 727-841-4550

City of New Port Richey - The City of New Port Richey has a population of approximately 18,000 residents with another 240,000 residents in unincorporated areas surrounding the city. The City of New Port Richey covers 5 square miles of land in Pasco County, FL and is considered the hub of West Pasco County. The City of New Port Richey is home to one of two courthouses in Pasco County, FL.

This article was last updated on Thursday, September 3, 2015.