Kissimmee Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers

The city of Kissimmee Florida is located in Osceola County Florida. Kissimmee is located 20 miles south of the Greater Orlando area. As you probably know, Kissimmee is home to the Osceola County Courthouse. According to a recent census, the city’s population consists of just over 62,000 residents. The 2009 median single-family house or condo value in Kissimmee Florida was just over $150,000. The Osceola County city was founded in the mid-19th century and originally named Allendale; the name was changed to Kissimmee in 1883 when the city was incorporated. Early Kissimmee was home to an important shipyard responsible for building large steamships. The shipyard was later relocated to Lake Okeechobee due to tough economic times in the area. Modern day Kissimmee is probably best known for its close proximity to Walt Disney World, which opened its doors in 1971. The opening of the Disney theme park was a tremendous boost to the local Orlando area economy and remains an important source of income to the state of Florida.

Much like the nearby city of Orlando, the local economy is heavily dependent on tourism, maybe even more so than Orlando. Consequently, crime in Kissimmee is not dealt with lightly. In particular, theft crimes such as robbery or grand theft are often punished more harshly when the victims are tourists (no stats on that, just my humble opinion based upon almost two decades of defending such offenses). Although not tolerated, criminal activity in this city does exist. The Law office of John Guidry has represented many Kissimmee and nearby Orlando area residents. Common criminal activities in this area include: theft, DUI (Driving under the influence), misdemeanors, domestic violence, and possession of marijuana, probation violations, and various traffic offenses-- including driving with a suspended license. If you are arrested or charged with a crime in the Kissimmee or the Greater Orlando area you need to obtain quality legal representation. It is your constitutional right to be defended by an attorney.

Criminal Defense Lawyer John Guidry has defended well over 1000 cases in the Greater Orlando area. With over 17 years experience defending Florida residents, you can be sure John will do everything possible to help your situation reach a favorable outcome. Many times, your criminal charge can be reduced, dropped or alternative sentencing such as diversion can be instated.

The Law office of John Guidry offers free legal consultations and payment plans. Most credit cards are also an acceptable form of payment. Defense attorney John Guidry is committed to his clients and will take whatever legal steps necessary to solve your situation in a timely and cost effective manner. Call the Law office of John Guidry anytime at (407) 423-1117 for your free consultation or contact him online.

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