529 N. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando FL 32801

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Criminal Law


If you are facing criminal prosecution in the Central Florida area, including Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake Counties, do not put your future in jeopardy by settling for representation by an inexperienced criminal defense lawyer.   We strongly urge you to contact J. Edwin Mills for the experienced vigorous defense you deserve.  Your case is the most important event of your life.  The results can be devastating and life changing, not only for you, but also for your family and friends.  We have specialized in criminal law for over 30 years, and throughout this time have gained vast experience navigating the criminal justice system in Florida.  We possess  the level of expertise that can only be obtained with decades of work and experience in the criminal justice system.  Call today and speak directly with a truly dedicated Orlando criminal defense attorney.

Our firm offers experienced and skilled representation to clients throughout the Central Florid area in a wide area of criminal matters in all state courts including the district court of appeals and the Florida Supreme Court as well and the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit. Some of the specific types of criminal offenses we handle for clients include, but are not limited to: DUI, all drug offenses, theft crimes, child abuse, white collar crimes, internet crimes, violent crimes including first degree murder when the State of Florida is seeking the death penalty, all weapons offenses, assault and/or battery charges, sex crimes, domestic violence and robbery.  Additionally, we also provide guidance and representation in all types of traffic cases, including DMV hearings for those in danger of  losing their driver's license, all bond matters, student hearings, and sealing and expungement hearings for those wishing to clear their criminal record.

We are in the business of making your needs our first priority, using the utmost discretion with your case.  We practice law with respect and compassion.  If you are facing criminal charges in the Central Florida area, we will provide you with the individual attention and personal focus you deserve.  When it comes to reaching your case-specific goals, we will go the distance to achieve the best possible results.  We display an unwavering commitment to excellence both in and out of the courtroom and maintaining a powerful and positive reputation throughout the criminal justice system.  Your success is our number one goal.

Call today for a free consultation.

Family Law


If you are currently involved in a divorce proceeding or are contemplating a divorce, the Law Offices of J. Edwin Mills can help you.  There is nothing more emotionally taxing that the splitting of a family, especially when there are children involved.  There are many issues that must be addressed such as residency requirements; the filing of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage,  answering the Petition in a timely manner and possible counter-claims; dealing with the time frames and deadlines imposed by the Family Law Rules; complying with the mandatory disclosure of certain records and documents; attending a parenting course, time sharing, contact schedules, developing a parenting plan, and child support issues and the child support guidelines if minor children or involved; equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities; alimony; and attorney's fees and costs.

The last thing you want  is to be forced to deal with an attorney who has no ides what you are going through and treats you like a number.  Orlando family law attorney J. Edwin Mills has a heightened awareness of the delicate nature of your legal situation and treats each and every client with the utmost care and respect.  As experienced and skilled divorce lawyers, we have a through understanding of the complex and emotional situation you and your family are facing. 

Family Law Areas of Practice

          Contested and Uncontested Divorces

          Settlement Agreements

          Visitation Scheduled and Modifications of Visitation Schedules

          Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets and Liabilities


          Name Changes


          Contempt and Child Support Enforcement Actions

          Post-Judgment Modifications

          Parental Relocation


          Domestic Violence Injunctions