Debary Criminal Defense Firm 

Fighting for Clients In Deland, Daytona Beach and Throughout Central Florida

If you are being investigated for a crime in or around Debary or have already been arrested, your first action should be to get in touch with a criminal defense lawyer. At Thompson Law, P.A. we have been serving individuals throughout Volusia County in these matters for more than a decade. Our criminal defense attorney in Debary is well-known and respected for his competent legal representation which includes extensive work as a trial attorney. 

With offices in Deland and Daytona Beach, we’ve represented clients throughout Central Florida for over 18 years.

Being arrested or even accused of a crime can be a frightening experience. Depending on the circumstances, your freedom and future may be on the line – you could be facing a jail or prison sentence, expensive fines, and lengthy probation. You could lose your job, have your friendships compromised, and even your family may doubt you. All of this can be overwhelming. Putting a competent and proven professional defender on your side gives you the asset you need in this critical situation. 

Thompson Law, P.A. provides personalized representation for any charges, whether misdemeanors or felonies. 

Review our Debary criminal defense services:

We are here to take your calls 24 hours a day 7 days a week and will respond promptly. Your initial consultation with our attorney is free of charge. That means you can discuss the specifics of your case directly with him to get the advice you need about where you stand, how the law impacts you, and your options in moving forward. Because our firm focuses primarily on criminal law, we have the up-to-date knowledge you need to understand your situation and what needs to be done in your defense. 

  • Domestic Violence

    Client was texting a friend when her significant other tried to grab for her phone. When the client tried to pull away, the victim claimed that he was battered and the client was arrested and brought before DCF due a child being in the house. Attorney Matt Thompson wrote a letter to the State explaining the discrepancy in evidence and claimed that the client was in fact moving away from the victim and did not intentionally try to hit the victim. All charges against the client were dismissed.

  • Sale and Possession of Heroin

    Defendant entered a treatment facility while case was pending. Attorney Thompson provided progress reports of all of her progress during her stay to show improvement. State agreed to amend all charges to simple possession and the Defendant was sentenced into Drug Court.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

    Client was accused of shooting a shotgun over the head of two minors. Attorney Thompson did a public records request to discover that officers reported to the scene of the crime the night of the incident and spoke to the victims on the evening the alleged crime occurred and believed the victims to be intoxicated and unreliable. Attorney Thompson conducted depositions of the officers and ultimately all charges were reduced to a misdemeanor and no incarceration.

  • Grand Theft, Fleeing, Possession of a Fictitious Driver’s License

    Attorney Matt Thompson, through depositions and litigation was able to show that officers did not act according to the warrant by picking up the client immediately upon sight. The charge of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, which carries a mandatory felony conviction, was dismissed by the State and the client was offered probation and no felony conviction.

  • Sexual Battery & Domestic Battery

    Mr. Thompson took depositions of the victim showing that the victim was not truthful with police when she provided her statement as to what happened. Confronted victim with social media posts, bank records, and telephone records to show that she was not in the places that she stated she was during the time the alleged crime took place. Case 1 was dismissed and the Defendant pled to Case 2 and received two (2) years of prison and credit for fifteen (15) months in prison.

Highly-Respected in the legal Community

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  • The National Trial Lawyers


  • Over 15 Years of Experience
    There's no substitute for experience. When faced with a serious crime, you need an attorney who has successfully handled numerous cases like yours.
  • Aggressive Trial Attorney
    Matt Thompson is a skilled trial attorney and has achieved many positive jury verdicts. If your case goes to trial, you can be confident that Matt is equipped to represent you.
  • High-Quality Legal Representation
    At Thompson Law, P.A., every client matters. This means that your case will receive the personal attention and care it deserves.
  • Criminal Defense Is All We Do
    Because our firm only focuses on criminal defense matters, you can trust our team has the specific knowledge needed to handle you case successfully.

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