Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense

Divorce

Domestic Violence Injunctions

Criminal Defense

I graduated from law school in 1989 and returned to my hometown of Ft. Myers and became a prosecutor for a year at the State Attorney's Office. During that time, I got valuable trial experience and learned my way around the courtroom. I went into private practice in 1990, and my firm concentrated on criminal defense and divorce cases. I’m currently concentrating my practice on criminal defense, divorce, and domestic violence injunction cases. Let me use my 34 years of experience in Lee County courtrooms to help you with your legal problems.

DIVORCE

Dividing up marital assets and liabilities are difficult issues to address in many divorces. Alimony is based on the length of the marriage and income of both parties.  An experienced attorney can help guide you through the turmoil of a divorce and advise you on an equitable settlement. However, some cases require court hearings and trials to reach a final resolution. John D. Mills has over 34 years of trial experience in Lee County Courtrooms if your case does not settle.

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Juvenile Matters

When your minor child faces criminal accusations, it’s very distressing and hard to sleep at night. The potential punishments and future impact on your child require you to hire an experienced attorney to successfully navigate the juvenile court system. Let me use my 34 years of legal experience to help your child at this stressful time.

Drug Crimes

It is imperative to hire an experienced lawyer as soon as possible following your arrest. Attorney John D. Mills has handled every type of drug case in his 34 years of practice. Mr. Mills has tried over 300 jury trials in state and federal courts in Lee County, Florida. This experience will help him successfully represent you or a member of your family in all drug matters in Lee County, Florida.

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Domestic Violence Battery

Domestic violence battery convictions require mandatory adjudication by State statute, which means it is permanently on your record. A conviction will be available on public record and could affect your ability to get a new job or live in certain communities.

Attorney John D. Mills has handled every type of domestic violence battery case in his 34 years of practice. Mr. Mills has tried over 300 jury trials in state and federal courts in Lee County, Florida. This experience will help him successfully represent you in your domestic violence battery case in Lee County, Florida.

Domestic Violence Injunctions

Domestic violence injunction cases are taken very seriously in Florida. It will be available on public record and could impact your ability to get a new job or live in certain communities. A restraining order will impact you for the rest of your life.

Attorney John D. Mills has handled every type of Domestic Violence Injunction case in his 34 years of practice. Mr. Mills has tried over 300 jury trials in state and federal courts in Lee County, Florida. This experience will help him successfully represent you in your Domestic Violence Injunction case in Lee County, Florida.