Criminal Defense

Being arrested for a criminal or traffic offense can be a traumatic experience. Any arrest, even in the form of a Notice to Appear, can have serious impacts on your job, your family, your reputation, and more.

The attorneys and staff at Jones Chesnutt, PLLC understand, and are here to help answer your questions and concerns. Susan and Meredith are experienced criminal defense attorneys. Before entering private practice together, Meredith was an Assistant Public Defender in St. Lucie and Indian River counties. She defended clients charged with complex criminal cases, from DUIs to financial crimes to burglaries. Susan Chesnutt was formerly an Assistant State Attorney in St. Lucie and Indian River counties, prosecuting those same types of cases. Susan also worked as an associate attorney for a criminal defense firm in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Now they work together, using their combined knowledge of both sides of the criminal justice system to zealously represent clients and aggressively enforce their rights.

At Jones Chesnutt, PLLC ¬†there is never a consultation fee for criminal cases. There is never an additional fee for filing a motion, whether a Motion to Dismiss, a Motion to Suppress, or any other motion you might need. There is never an additional fee for going to trial. We are proud to be “all in” with you throughout your criminal case.

We know that whether you are facing a misdemeanor charge or a felony with serious prison time, your case is incredibly important. To see how our team can help you, contact us to set a time for a free consultation.