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35+ Years of Experience

The attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez have over 35+ years combined legal experience.

2 Nominations

Both attorneys nominated as best criminal attorney for Best Lawyers Magazine.

500+ Trials

More than 500+ criminal trials between both attorneys in the firm.

5 Star Reviews

The firms attorneys has received several stellar reviews from clients and other attorneys.

Tampa Criminal Trial Attorneys

About Our Firm

At Fernandez & Hernandez, LLC, our Tampa criminal defense lawyers protect the rights of clients from the moment the criminal accusation is made to the final resolution of the case.

We represent clients throughout Tampa, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County, Manatee, Sarasota Count, Pasco County, Hernando County, and throughout the State of Florida.  With decades of combined experience, including time spent as former prosecutors, you can rest assured that your case is being represented by an attorney who understands the tactics used by the prosecution

Solid Law Practice

Daniel J. Fernandez and Martin J. Hernandez are consistently rated among the top criminal defense lawyers by our peers, major independent legal authorities, and others in the community.

Experience Counts

We are known to “go to the mats” for our clients. That carries extraordinary weight and respect with prosecutors and other lawyers. Both Daniel J. Fernandez and Martin J. Hernandez have more than 500 trials between them.

Award Winning Firm

The law firm was nominated as one of the best small businesses to work for in Hillsborough County by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Clearly, we strive to be the best lawyers and get the best results possible for our clients.

Bi-Lingual

Both attorneys and all staff members in the firm speak fluent Spanish.

If you or a loved one needs a criminal defense attorney, call us for a free consultation to discuss the case.

7 Days a Week / 24 Hours a Day

Areas of Practice

Everybody is entitled to a reasonable bond when arrested and accused of a crime. We are confident that we can help see you through this situation and handle your case efficiently and effectively. Learn More
What separates armed robbery from many other theft crimes is the use of force, violence, assault or placing a person in fear, while depriving them of their property. Learn More
Did you receive a traffic citation for a moving violation after a crash involving serious bodily injury or death? We can help with both the civil infraction side and the civil side. Learn More
Those convicted of credit card fraud in Florida are often subjected to steep penalties, so understanding your legal options is crucial to your defense. Learn More
Direct appeals typically occur after a motion to suppress which was denied, a trial or a violation of probation hearing in both misdemeanor and felony cases. Learn More
The road to a sealed or expunged record can often times be a lengthy one. The Fernandez & Hernandez law office is here to make it the most stress free and easiest process possible. To erase your once haunting mistake. Learn More
A domestic violence arrest can occur after only one person has made an accusation without any other witnesses or proof. Learn More
Florida law allows eligible victims of domestic violence, repeat violence, dating violence, and stalking to obtain an injunction. An injunction, also referred to as a restraining order, is basically a “stay-away order”. Learn More
Driving while license suspended WITHOUT knowledge is a civil infraction which can add points to your license and lead to your license being suspended in the future. Learn More
You drank too much and drove home. It can happen to just about anyone. None of us are immune. Learn More

Individuals, businesses and alleged criminal enterprises can be charged with extortion and public officials and law enforcement officers may be charged with extortion if they accept money illegally in exchange for performing certain actions.

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Many felony offenses committed while in actual possession of a firearm carry minimum mandatory prison sentences. Learn More
At both the state and federal court levels, there are many options for obtaining relief after a criminal conviction or sentence including the post-conviction relief of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (3.850). Learn More
When dealing with accusations of murder or manslaughter, your life is on the line. If you ever see yourself facing a situation, such as this, there is no need to hesitate for assistance. Learn More
Violations of probation can happen very easily, and can occur if your probation officer has any reasonable grounds to believe you violated any of the terms of your probation in any material way. Learn More

Why Work with Us

Criminal Defense Focused

500+ Caeses Taken to Trial

Award Winning Law Firm

100% Access to Attorneys

35+ Years Combined Experience

Free Consultation

FREE consultation direct with one of our attorneys. No questions asked!

We Protect Your Rights

Our Tampa criminal defense lawyers protect the rights of clients from the moment the criminal accusation is made to the final resolution of the case.

We Fight for Tampa Bay

We represent clients throughout Tampa, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County, Manatee, Sarasota Count, Pasco County, Hernando County, and throughout the State of Florida.

35+ Years Combined Experience

With decades of combined experience, including time spent as former prosecutors, you can rest assured that your case is being represented by an attorney who understands the tactics used by the prosecution.

Top Criminal Law Firm

Solid reputation and consistently rated among the top criminal defense lawyers by their peers, major independent legal authorities, and others in the community.

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