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Violent Crimes Serving Families Throughout Jacksonville For Over 25 Years

Jacksonville Violent Crime Defense Lawyer

Charged with a Violent Crime in Florida?

Have you been accused of committing a violent crime in Jacksonville? An offense is considered violent when the offender uses or threatens to use force against the victim. Violent crimes include offenses in which violence is the objective, such as in murder, as well as crimes where violence is a means to an end, as in robbery.

Why Hire Our Firm?

  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Approximately 100 years of aggregate experience
  • We practice state and federal criminal defense
  • Selection for inclusion in Super Lawyers®
  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating

If you are facing criminal charges for a violent crime, you cannot afford to forgo a strong defense. At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., our Jacksonville violent crime lawyers will defend your rights under the U.S. and Florida Constitutions, and be your greatest legal advocates during this difficult time.

What Is a Violent Crime in Florida?

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement divides violent crimes into the following offenses:

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Florida is infamous for being tough on crime, but the state is exceptionally harsh when it comes to prosecuting individuals accused of violent crimes. If you are accused of committing a violent crime, your future is hanging by a thread and you must secure an experienced defense lawyer!

Contact our office to schedule a case evaluation. No matter what charges you are facing, we can fight tooth and nail to protect your freedom and your future!

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    Approximately 100 Years of Combined Legal Experience On Your Side
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Hear From Our Happy Clients

Serving Jacksonville, FL Since 2004

    "Very helpful."
    Very helpful. Always there when needed.
    - K.S.
    "Jason is the best lawyer in Jacksonville."
    Jason is the best lawyer in Jacksonville. I have had the pleasure of having him represent a family member and his work was above and beyond what any other attorney would have done. He will work with you where ever he can to get the best outcome. You can trust what he says. Very high ethics .I have called him my Perry Mason, and I really mean it. If you want THE BEST trust Jason Porter, he's real.
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    "So grateful for the help they gave me"
    Jason and his legal team were great in handling my case, I was kept informed of everything that was going and had any and all questions answered.
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    "This firm is head and shoulders above anyone."
    I met Jason 13 years ago in a case I had. He wasn't my first choice of lawyer originally. Our original lawyer was unable to perform the task needed at the time. Jason took our case over and worked his magic in the courtroom. People, the is no substitute for a court case. This firm is head and shoulders above anyone. If you want to go generic with your cereal that's fine. You can buy Fruit Rings instead of Froot Loops. But when choosing an attorney and your life is on the line, go with this firm. You get what you pay for. And by Picking Porter, you get so much more. Since then my entire family has used this firm for random cases. All of which we have prevailed. Most recently, Chris Craun family law attorney has helped us win yet another case. His outstanding outlook and attention to the details and knowledge of the law was the difference. Chris comes from this same tree. They know people and the law. Do not mess up by acquiring sub-par representation. You should pick Porter before your counterpart does!!!
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    I am exceptionally pleased with the outstanding assistance Mr. Porter and his team have provided. Their expertise, dedication, and commitment to my husband’s case were truly remarkable. They navigated the complexities with ease, offered clear and strategic advice, and demonstrated a genuine concern for my family as well as my husband’s best interests. Mr. Porter and his team of attorneys professionalism, coupled with their exceptional communication skills, made the entire legal process smoother and more comprehensible. I am grateful for their remarkable support, and I wholeheartedly recommend their services.
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    "Jason answered all my emails and phone calls."
    There is nothing like the fear and uncertainty the legal system brings to keep you up at night, especially when it involves your child. For this reason selecting an attorney was one of the most daunting and important decisions I made; after much research that’s why I chose Jason Porter. Throughout the legal process Jason answered all my emails and phone calls, he figuratively provided the hand holding my son and mostly I needed to be reassured the outcome would be in our favor. Needless to say the outcome was in our favor and I could not have been more pleased with Jason’s service. I was so pleased with Jason’s professionalism and legal savvy that I asked if he practices law outside of criminal defense, so I could use his services for all my legal needs. He will always receive my business in the future.
    - Anonymous
    "He is our family attorney forever."
    There are times when you may need unforeseen legal assistance and your scared and don't have a clue if youre making the right choice. The decision is not an easy one when it's based on your family and life. You worry if they have your best interest at heart, if they know enough, if they know the right people and it's very emotional & confusing. Ten years ago my family was faced with the worst nightmare any mother could ever imagine & I prayed to God to make the right decision and I did. Meeting Jason Porter & his assistant Darlene C. (she's been with him longer than that), was the best in my life in my family's life. Jason doesn't have a big office turn around, in fact I have watched his office grow to the success it is today. His staff stays because they know they are with a terrific guy & great attorney. I can go on and on and mean every word from the bottom of my heart but the are truly no words to describe the great outcomes he has had for 2 of my sons on separate occasions. Unfortunately, we don't live in a society anymore where "boys will be boys". There are way too many laws and not enough of societal morality (due to a change of the times). Boys may get in trouble, they did get in trouble but with their unfortunate choices, my choice was the better in retaining Jason and his law firm. He is our family attorney forever.
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