We Will Be Your Legal Advocate
Have you been charged with a crime in Panama City or the surrounding area? Did your son or daughter spend spring break here and receive a traffic ticket? Are you a resident who is facing a drug crime? If you need legal help in the Panama City area, Ashley Stone Benedik is an experienced criminal defense attorney who spent 12 years as a prosecutor.
Our firm’s practice includes criminal defense for misdemeanors and felonies, including:
- Drunk driving
- Traffic tickets
- Drug offenses
- Domestic violence injunctions
- Criminal defense for juveniles
Attorney Benedik knows where errors can be made in law-enforcement investigations. She will defend your rights by challenging the prosecution’s arguments.
Representation In Domestic Violence Injunctions
When attorney Benedik was a prosecutor, her responsibilities included domestic violence crimes. She prosecuted injunctions (also known as restraining orders) and trained more than 400 Florida law enforcement officers on the subject of domestic violence. Today she puts that knowledge to use in her private practice, representing either side in domestic violence injunctions.
Know Your Legal Options
Whatever your criminal law situation, attorney Benedik makes it her job to examine the facts and give you a sound opinion of your legal options. She will work with you to achieve the best results possible under the circumstances, including taking your case to trial when necessary.
If you are from out of town or out of state, you probably do not want to come back for legal proceedings. Depending on the case, you might not have to return. We will manage the legal details and communicate with you through email, phone, text or video technology.