Don't Go Without An Aggressive Defense

As former state prosecutors, Hager & Schwartz, P.A. have experience from both sides of the courtroom. We are the defense team you need.

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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyers

Defense for the Criminally Accused in Broward County

Have you have been arrested? If so, choosing the right lawyer could make all the difference in the outcome of your case. As former prosecutors with decades of legal experience, the Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys at Hager & Schwartz, P.A. know the ins and outs of the criminal justice system. Whether you were arrested for DUI, a drug offense, theft, or any other type of crime, we can help. Our firm is available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so we'll be there for you when you need us most.

Misdemeanor & Felony Charges in Fort Lauderdale

Broward County is a tough jurisdiction when it comes to criminal prosecution, but our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers are here to guide you through every step the legal process. By contacting Hager & Schwartz, P.A. and speaking to a criminal attorneys in Fort Lauderdale as soon as possible after being notified of an investigation or being arrested, you can allow us to start fighting on your behalf. We can help in any misdemeanor or felony case.

The Sooner You Call, the Sooner We Can Help

Our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys have dedicated their careers to being advocates for those trying to navigate the criminal justice system. We know law enforcement, prosecutors, juries, and judges - and we use our insight to challenge the other side. Our goal is to secure the best possible results for clients, whether that means a reduction in charges and penalties or a case dismissal.

When your life is being turned upside down, it may seem like all hope is lost or that life will never be the same. We’re here to tell you that it can, and the first step is gaining the help of legal professionals you can trust. The sooner you contact our firm, the sooner we can begin exploring every angle of your case, disputing the evidence, and preparing your case.

Hager & Schwartz, P.A. serves clients throughout Broward County, FL. We are available days, nights, and weekends, so don’t wait to request your free consultation.

  • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
  • Armed Robbery Case Dismissed
  • Battery Case Dismissed
  • Battery Charges Were Not Filed
  • Bodily Injury All Charges Dismissed
  • Burglary Battery Case Resolved with No Jail/Prison Time
  • Burglary of Conveyance and Battery on Elderly Case Dismissed
  • Criminal Mischief and Disorderly Intoxication Case Dismissed
  • Disorderly Conduct Charges Not Filed
  • Domestic Battery and Civil Petition for Restraining Order Case and Injunction Dismissed

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How a Former Prosecutor Can Help

John Hager was once a member of the prosecution team at the Broward County State Attorney's Office and is extremely familiar with both sides of criminal law. Brett M. Schwartz was the Assistant State Attorney in Broward County and honed his outstanding skills as a litigator during his tenure.

This knowledge and experience provides a significant advantage for our clients when it comes to negotiations, plea bargains, jury trials, and other legal maneuvers that are frequently necessary in criminal cases. Our track record in court is also a testament to our firm's dedication and skill.

Why Hire Hager & Schwartz, P.A.?

  • Our criminal defense lawyers are former state prosecutors
  • Our team is backed by 40+ years of experience
  • We earned an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • We have been named to the Super Lawyers® list
  • We are available to our clients 24 hours a day
  • We offer FREE & confidential case reviews

Dynamic, Aggressive Defense

The lawyer you choose to represent you can make all the difference in your case. At Hager & Schwartz, P.A., our lawyers are passionate about protecting clients’ rights, freedoms, and futures - and we go the extra mile in every case.

Client Testimonials

  • “He over time has become more than an attorney but truly a friend”

  • “He is a connoisseur of his craft and conveyed all arguments to its full potential.”

    - Arthur S
  • “He got it done!”

    - John Bruno

Arrested or Accused of a Crime in Broward County?

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