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Tenacious Defense Against Accusations of Fraud or White Collar Crimes in Florida

Serious defense from a Northeast Florida criminal defense firm since 1979

As a former prosecutor, Robert Shafer has accumulated extensive knowledge of criminal case law and the court system. He and his associates’ successes in the white-collar defense arena are wide-ranging and include obtaining acquittals, reduced charges, and dismissals. At Robert Shafer & Associates, P.A., we help protect the interests of individuals and companies facing grand jury investigation and provide pretrial and trial representation in all areas of alleged fraudulent activity.

Assistance for financial crimes and fraudulent activities

The legal term “fraud” is generally taken to mean deception for gain. In order to be convicted of fraud, the accuser must be able to prove you:

  • Made a false statement of a material fact, for the purpose of changing how another person behaves
  • Have prior knowledge that the statement is untrue
  • Are intent on deceiving the alleged victim
  • Can assume justifiable reliance by the alleged victim on the statement
  • Have caused injury to the alleged victim as a result

Our attorneys are prepared to defend you and your actions in a courtroom. We work with you to design defensive strategies that are customized to your case.

Proven results from a firm you can trust

The attorneys of Robert Shafer & Associates are prepared to use innovative solutions for clients accused of fraudulent activities. Our areas of practice include but are not limited to:

  • Forgery
  • Identity theft
  • Schemes to defraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Employee theft
  • Public Assistance fraud
  • Unemployment fraud
  • Counterfeit checks
  • Conspiracy to violate fraud statutes
  • Insurance fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Uttering forged instruments

When you’re facing charges of committing fraud, you need a lawyer who has the skill and desire to defend you aggressively in a courtroom. At Robert Shafer & Associates, our attorneys have more than 80 years of combined experience working with clients facing any level of charges. We provide the highest quality of service for each and every white-collar client we assist.

Computer crimes

Computer crime is a rising force. We are constantly adapting to the latest technology to protect you if you are charged with a crime over the internet. Computer crimes include fraudulent activities, receiving and viewing illegal images, crimes with minors over the internet. Penalties can be severe.

If you’re under investigation for any crime involving the internet, it is extremely important that you speak with us before responding to any requests by law enforcement to speak to you. At Robert Shafer & Associates, we are all highly experienced with handling the latest technology if you are charged with a computer crime.

Schedule a free initial consultation today

When you’re facing serious charges, you deserve serious defense. The Law office of Robert Shafer & Associates has earned its reputation for superior service and assistance.  Call us today at 904-450-5872 or contact us online to set up an appointment to discuss your case. We currently serve clients in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Orange Park, Green Cove Springs and Ponte Vedra.