PRACTICE AREAS

Carlos Canet has been providing effective and aggressive representation for over 30 years.  The Practice areas below are examples of the types of representation that can be provided.  The list is not exhaustive but intended to give an idea of the experience and knowledge that can help you with your criminal court case.  Attorney Canet has handled every type of criminal case and his results speak to success in the courtroom.  In State Court or Federal Court, fighting for the guilty and the innocent, it does not matter.  When it counted the most and everything was on the line, Mr. Canet time and again has walked into the situation and saved individuals and families from tragic consequences.  From Murder to DUI and everyting in between, contact the office today and receive a free consultation.  To Learn More Click Below.

DUI ATTORNEY

Don’t Deal with a DUI Charge on Your Own, Speak with a Miami DUI Lawyer Today A DUI charge could potentially change your life. It has certainly been known to drastically fragment many people’s lives. This is not something to be taken lightly. The Law Office of Carlos A. Canet, P.A. certainly assumes it with […]

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Facing a Criminal Charge? Contact a Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Right Away! A serious criminal charge could end life as you know it. We know this firsthand, and we’re certain that you’re cognizant of this as well, which is why you’re here seeking the advice of a professional defense attorney to steer you in the […]

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DUI LAWYER

Speak with a Professional DUI Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale Facing a DUI charge can be devastating. Depending on the charge you are handed, you could even feel like the world is crumbling beneath your feet. Someone who is accused of DUI manslaughter could be facing a great amount of time in prison, and just like […]

FEDERAL COURT PRACTICE

If you find yourself in Federal Court, or being aggressively pursued by the FBI, Internal Revenue Service or any other Federal Agency, contact the firm as soon as possible. Mr. Canet can provide consultation and insight on options and strategies.

FEDERAL CYBER CRIMES

Federal Cyber Crimes and Computer related offenses and digital activities are heavily regulated and carry significant penalties. Theft and Fraud associated to computer use are now as typical as drug trafficking in Federal Court.

FEDERAL WEAPONS OFFENSES

In the years he has practiced in Federal Court, Carlos Canet’s experience with law enforcement and the US Attorney’s Office has given him the knowledge and skill to effectively represent clients and achieve positive results.

FELONY OFFENSES

Carlos Canet has represented persons accused of murder, sexual battery, aggravated battery , aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, burglary, burglary with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, fraud, and more.

DRUG CRIMES: TRAFFICKING & POSSESSION

Drug Trafficking Statutes are replete with mandatory prison sentences for those convicted. The sentences vary in length depending on the amount and the type of substance. Location and whether violence was involved.

AGGRAVATED BATTERY

Carlos Canet will provide effective representation in cases of Aggravated Battery. This is a serious felony offense and mandatory prison sentences can be imposed. This charge requires the use of a weapon firearm or serious bodily injury.

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DUI MANSLAUGHTER

A person facing DUI-related charges in the Circuit Court must be extremely careful in choosing a lawyer. Unlike, being charged in County Court for Misdemeanor DUI, the consequences and penalties are much more serious and life-affecting.

SEX RELATED OFFENSES

Criminal Defense Lawyer Carlos Canet provides effective and knowledgeable representation in all sex related offenses. Sex Related Offenses are very nearly always the most serious type pf felony charge anyone can face.

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SERIOUS TRAFFIC OFFENSES

The State of Florida has now devoted considerable time and resources in revising the law and seeing that those caught driving on Habitual Traffic Offender revocations will be found guilty of a third degree felony and will go to the state prison.

APPELLATE PRACTICE

Carlos Canet developed his Appellate Practice in 1988. He has been writing appellate briefs and arguing cases on the appellate level since that time. He has been a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court since 1989.

PRETRIAL MOTIONS, OPINIONS AND ORDERS

Pretrial Motions that have led to successful opinions and orders are a major part of Mr. Canet’s criminal law practice. Pretrial motions are a critical device for obtaining favorable and far reaching results without placing the client in jeopardy.

RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE

Felony Resisting Arrest is a Third Degree Felony if committed using violence. Third degrees felonies are punishable by a maximum 5 year prison sentence. Felony Resisting Arrest is almost always charged with Battery on A Law Enforcement Officer.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING & RESTRAINING ORDERS

Family Violence issues are painful and lead to actions that are often regretted. There are no winners in Domestic Violence Court. In addition, Stalking and Cyber Stalking can lead to serious consequences.

WEAPONS CHARGES

Carlos Canet has over thirty years experience defending every type of criminal case. He has developed the insight to effectively represent those that find themselves facing serious weapons charges has been well within his experience.

OFFENSE PENALTIES

Punishable Offense Penalties: A person who actually killed, intended to kill, or attempted to kill the victim and is sentenced to a term of imprisonment of more than 25 years is entitled to a review of his or her sentence.

CHEMICAL TESTING

Carlos Canet has defended against chemical testing evidence and scientific test evidence for over 30 years.  He has carefully nurtured his reputation for being one of preeminent lawyers knowledgeable and successful against this type of evidence. 

MISDEMEANORS

Misdemeanors are considered minor offenses. Most serious misdemeanors can be punished by up to one year in the county jail. The appearance of a misdemeanor conviction in a background search and can serious and far reaching effects. 

DUI

Driving Under the Influence in Florida is serious business.  Penalties are harsh and have grown harsher.  If you are convicted of DUI you have a lengthy term of reporting probation, a lengthy revocation of your driving privileges, and more.

PETIT THEFT

Theft of any property is petit theft of the second degree and a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in the Florida Statute 812.014 – Theft. Repeat Offenses (2 or more) will be charged as felonies. The threshold amount is $300.

CANNABIS POSSESSION

Possession of Cannabis Under 20 Grams carries a maximum sentence a year in the County Jail.  More importantly, conviction can result in loss of license for one year with 6 months before application for a hardship permit. 

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PROSTITUTION & SOLICITATION

These offenses carry a maximum of one year in the county jail.  A conviction for soliciting a prostitution carries a fine of $5000.  Certain acts can be enhanced to felonies.  These are related to repeat offenders, establishments and massage parlors.

If You're Guilty, You Found the Right Place!

You must act quickly and be smart about your choices. You should select the person with lots of experience and with a record of success.