• NACDA Top Ten 2023
  • Assistant State Attorney Judicial Circuit
  • NTL Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2023 America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2023
  • Nation's Premier NACDA Top 10 Ranking 2022
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine's Top 10 Attorney 2022
  • Avvo Rating Armando 10.0
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Frequently Asked Questions

Answered by Our Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, it can be extremely intimidating, and you likely have many questions about your situation and available options. Miami criminal defense attorney Armando J. Hernandez will be more than happy to address your concerns and answer your questions in a completely free initial consultation. He and our legal team will discuss all aspects of your case and help you determine your next best steps for moving forward. Below are some of the questions we most commonly receive. 

If you do not see your questions below or if you have further questions about the answers we provided, call (305) 400-0074or contact us online.

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    • How Can You Help Me?
      Backed by over 20 years of in-depth legal experience, the Miami criminal defense attorney at Law Office of Armando J. Hernandez, P.A. has a comprehensive understanding of this area of law. In fact, he was a prosecutor for many years, successfully handling thousands of cases ranging from misdemeanor DUI offenses to first-degree murder charges. As a result, he and our legal team are intimately familiar with how the other side of the aisle thinks and approaches cases. With his extensive knowledge of the legal system, Attorney Hernandez will provide you with aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation to help you avoid charges in the first place. We can effectively guide you throughout the criminal process as we fight for your best interests, protect your rights, and help you make well-informed decisions about your future.
    • When Should I Contact a Lawyer?
      We recommend reaching out to an attorney as soon as you are arrested or suspect that you are under criminal investigation. Even if law enforcement has not yet filed charges against you, it is still an excellent idea to speak with a knowledgeable attorney. The sooner you contact a lawyer, the better. A lawyer can help you figure out your next best steps for moving forward while also ensuring your rights are fully protected. In a free consultation with Law Office of Armando J. Hernandez, P.A., we can help you determine what you are up against, as well as if you even need representation.
    • Should I Answer Law Enforcement’s Questions?
      If you’ve been arrested, you have the right to remain silent. Law Office of Armando J. Hernandez, P.A. highly recommends that you exercise that right. You do not have to answer questions that are asked. Law enforcement officers are legally allowed to lie to you throughout questioning, which is why you should request an attorney and wait for one to arrive before you say anything incriminating. Having an attorney with you can help ensure that your rights are not violated.
Why Choose Our Firm
  • Over 20 Years of Defense Experience
  • Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled
  • Free Initial Case Review
  • Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense Law
  • Available 24/7
  • Former State Prosecutor

Meet Armando J. Hernandez

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Armando J. Hernandez is a skilled attorney who focuses his practice entirely in criminal defense. With over 19 years of experience under his belt, he is deeply familiar with this complex area of law. Prior to establishing his own firm, he worked as a prosecutor at the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office. While there, he successfully handled thousands of cases and learned the ins and outs of the legal system. Also, he has been selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers every year since 2013. You can trust Attorney Hernandez to provide you with the strong representation you need and deserve.

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