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Polk County Criminal Defense
The Law Office of Chris Beardslee has resolved misdemeanor and felony offenses in Polk County during each stage of the criminal case. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony criminal offense in Polk County, Florida, our office has the experience and resources to defend your needs.
Information and resources for Polk County Criminal Court and criminal cases are provided below.
Contact us to find out what you might need to do right now to protect yourself against criminal prosecution.
The Law Office of Chris Beardslee provides free initial consultations to discuss your misdemeanor or felony charge with an attorney. The free consultation can be conducted in the office, over Zoom, or by phone.
Call 813-496-7778, or fill out a contact form and we will get in touch with you.
Criminal Defense Lawyer for Polk County, FL
Attorney Chris Beardslee is an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer for Polk County. He is dedicated to not only providing the best legal advice and defense for your case, but also to making sure that you are informed about the process and your legal options along the way.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your case or any current charges, our office is happy to help.
Polk County Court Information
Information for the Polk County Criminal Courts in the 10th Judicial Circuit of Florida:
Polk County Criminal Court Locations
Felony and misdemeanor criminal cases are handled at the:
Polk County Courthouse
255 N. Broadway Ave.
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: (813) 534-4000
Polk County Government Center
930 East Parker Street
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone: (863) 534-4000
Courtrooms in the Tenth Judicial Circuit for Polk County
The Polk County Clerk’s website provides information on how to find your courtroom and virtual courtroom information for your case.
County Court Judges in Polk County, FL
The County Criminal Division of the Tenth Judicial Circuit has jurisdiction over animal, marine, traffic infractions and traffic crimes, county and municipal ordinances and criminal misdemeanors.
|County Criminal||M7||The Honorable Robert E. Griffin|
|County Criminal||M4||The Honorable Stacie L. Kaylor|
|County Criminal||M5||The Honorable Hope M. Pattey|
|County Criminal||M6||The Honorable Kevin M. Kohl|
Circuit Court Judges in Polk County, FL
If you are charged with a felony crime in Polk County, your case will be assigned to a Circuit Criminal Division and Judge.
|Circuit Criminal||Capital||The Honorable J. Kevin Abdoney|
|Circuit Criminal||F5||The Honorable Catherine L. Combee|
|Circuit Criminal||F6||The Honorable Sharon M. Franklin|
|Circuit Criminal||F1||The Honorable Melissa Gravitt|
|Circuit Criminal||F4||The Honorable Jalal A. Harb|
|Circuit Criminal||F3||The Honorable Susan L. Barber|
|Circuit Criminal||F2||The Honorable Dana Y. Moore|
|Circuit Criminal||F7||The Honorable Lori A. Winstead|
Court Case Details and Tracking (Polk County)
Case details for criminal matters in Polk County, Florida, can be viewed from the website for the Polk County Clerk of Court. You can find information about your next court date, the judge assigned to your case, and case filings.
Arrest information including bond and booking number and warrant inquiry information can be found on the Polk County Sheriff’s Office website.
Diversion Programs in Polk County, FL
Recognizing the needs of first-time offenders or minor transgressions of the law, the 10th Circuit State Attorney’s Office has created felony and misdemeanor diversion programs, including:
- Traffic Diversion
- Drug Diversion
- Regular Diversion
Resources for Polk County Criminal Cases
- The Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida
- Polk County Clerk of Court
- Polk County Sheriff’s Office
- State Attorney’s Office for the 10th Judicial Circuit