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    Our local office is dedicated to protecting your rights throughout your trial.

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    We are committed to ensuring you don't get taken advantage of in a civil or criminal trial.

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    Throughout all stages of a criminal or civil trial, Adkinson Law Firm is here to help.

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Adkinson Law Firm, LLC

"Over 30 Years of Aggressive Advocacy"

When a legal matter affects you or your loved ones, it is critical that you protect your rights by hiring an experienced lawyer. At the Adkinson Law Firm, LLC, we have over 30 years of local experience to help our clients achieve the best possible results. This may include case dismissal, not guilty verdicts, acquittals, reduced charges, minimized sentencing, and other favorable outcomes. With our extensive legal experience, you can rest assured that we never settle for the easiest outcome.

Our knowledgeable representation extends to a variety of matters, including state and federal criminal defense, family law and divorce, as well as civil litigation issues including personal injury, real estate, land use and zoning. In addition to representing clients in these matters, the Adkinson Law Firm, LLC, can provide counsel to those in need of an appeal. Located in DeFuniak Springs, we represent clients throughout the Florida Panhandle, including Walton County, Okaloosa County, Bay County, Escambia County, Holmes County, and Washington County.

South Walton Criminal Defense and Family Law

At the Adkinson Law Firm, LLC, we understand that legal proceedings can have a great impact on your life. Our attorneys will provide you with aggressive advocacy to defend your rights, however, they also make every effort to keep you informed and a participant in the process. They also provide you with personal attention and are always ready to answer questions, no matter the severity of the charges or situation your find yourself in.

It's critical to explore your legal options as soon as possible. During your free initial consultation, our attorneys will help you understand your available options, either to defend yourself against charges, resolve family law or real estate matters, or receive compensation against a negligent party. Understanding your situation is just the first step towards achieving a positive resolution. Call (850) 892-5195 or send an online message to speak with an attorney at Adkinson Law Firm for guidance about your specific situation.

Criminal Defense in South Walton and Across the Florida Panhandle

Whether you are facing a misdemeanor probation violation in Crestview or felony drug charges in Fort Walton Beach, a criminal defense attorney at the Adkinson Law Firm can help protect your future. Regardless of the circumstances of your arrest, it's important to remember your right to remain silent and speak with an attorney. An arrest does not necessarily mean that conviction will follow. Our attorneys will use every avenue to create a solid defense and free you from your charges.

Clay B. Adkinson is an experienced DeFuniak Springs criminal defense lawyer providing misdemeanor and felony representation to those in the Florida Panhandle. His practice area includes defense for marijuana charges, theft, assault and violent crime, juvenile offenses, property crime, probation violation, sexual offenses, and domestic violence charges in Walton County and nearby counties. For individuals facing protective order hearings, administrative license suspension hearings, and early probation termination hearings, Adkinson Law Firm can further provide experienced legal counsel.

Our knowledge can help you overcome driving under the influence charges, which can severely impact your freedom, finances, and reputation if convicted. Through proactive defense and an understanding of strategies used by the prosecution, our South Walton DUI attorneys confidently defend you against charges of DUI. Additionally, our knowledge of the science behind DUI chemical tests and their failures can help reveal weaknesses in what is often the prosecution's central piece of evidence. If you have been arrested for a first DUI charge, DUI manslaughter, drugged driving, underage driving, or other drunk driving related charges, it's important to immediately consider your legal options.

For men, women, and youth arrested for a felony or misdemeanor in DeFuniak Springs, Crestview, Destin, Freeport, Bonifay, Panama City, or the surrounding areas, the criminal defense attorneys at Adkinson Law are here to help. We understand how crucial clearing your name can be, which is why we make every effort to analyze even the smallest detail surrounding your situation to use in your defense. Use our convenient online form on the left to schedule your free comprehensive consultation to discuss your case today.

Destin Family Law Attorney Serving the Florida Panhandle

Family law situations, more so than other legal matters, require a delicate and compassionate approach. This helps smooth over the process and prevent unproductive arguing, while working towards an outcome that is in your best interests. At Adkinson Law Firm, you can rest assured that you are being represented by a South Walton family law attorney who is concerned with your current well-being as well as your future.

Clayton J. M. Adkinson is a skillful family law and divorce attorney in Walton County, FL with over 38 years of experience. He represents men and women with a focus on minimizing conflict and reaching a lasting resolution. However, should the situation require it, his experience and insight into family dynamics allows him to aggressively protect the best interests of his clients in court. Oftentimes, this includes division of assets, spousal support, and child custody situations among other matters.

Divorce has a reputation of being a complex and emotional process. Given his extensive experience, Clayton proactively addresses these sometimes complicated factors. This includes financial matters, property, children, shared assets and debt. Additionally, his experience in civil matters such as real estate law, probate, wills, and trusts allow him additional insight into these issues.

No matter the complexity or emotional investment involved in your case, Adkinson Law Firm can help you reach a worthwhile solution. Contact our firm today to discuss your legal options with an experienced family law attorney serving Destin, South Walton, DeFuniak Springs, Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Pensacola, Milton, Niceville and the surrounding communities. Don't let this situation stress and burden your life. Call (850) 892-5195 to begin exploring your legal options.

Begin Safeguarding Your Future

Clients often come to us with many questions. Will I go to jail? Will I lose contact with my children? What can I gain or lose in this case? Our attorneys understand that many people are unfamiliar with the legal system, and that the process itself can be as confusing and frustrating as the actual case. We understand the importance of getting answers — the right answers — so that you can make choices that lead to the best possible outcome. That is why we take time to answer your questions about the legal process, your rights, and your case.

Located in DeFuniak Springs, we take extra pride in helping resolve stressful situations and protect the lifestyle of our clients in the greater community. We represent a diverse range of clients throughout the Florida Panhandle. This includes Valparaiso, Mary Esther, Freeport, Paxton, Ponce de Leon, Westville, Panama City and the surrounding areas. Our attorneys are ready to defend your case in a family law court, criminal court, or civil court in Walton County, Okaloosa County, Bay County, Holmes County, and Washington County.

To speak with one of our attorneys at the Adkinson Law Firm, LLC, call us at (866) 936-8257. We offer free and confidential initial consultations for all criminal defense matters. It's best to seek the advice of an attorney as soon as possible, especially if dealing with arrest charges where time-sensitive evidence and testimony can make a significant impact. Contact a South Walton attorney today to begin taking the important first steps towards securing your future.