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Practice Areas

  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI Defense

Biography

The Castro Law Firm, located in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, provides a range of legal services to clients that focus on probate and estate administration, criminal defense and driving under the influence (DUI) charges. When facing criminal charges in Florida, having an attorney who possesses knowledge of state laws and has extensive experience in criminal proceedings is crucial in building a strong case and achieving the most favorable outcome possible.

The firm, led by attorney Taren L. Castro, offers comprehensive legal assistance for criminal charges, including researching case facts, reviewing evidence presented by the state, examining witnesses, assessing potential defenses and negotiating plea bargains. Attorney Castro's background as a former Florida State Trooper enables her to thoroughly review cases for potential flaws in police procedures, which can strengthen the defense.

For an individual facing a DUI charge, in addition to dealing with their criminal case in court, their driver's license may be suspended by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). We assist clients in applying for hardship driver licenses, as the inability to drive can have negative consequences on their livelihood and potentially lead to a job loss. Having an attorney who understands the criminal and administrative penalties associated with DUI charges is crucial in these cases.

We also offer assistance in navigating the probate process for individuals who have recently lost loved ones. Different types of probate administrations exist in Florida, depending on the value of the estate and whether the decedent left a properly executed will. Furthermore, The Castro Law Firm provides estate planning services to individuals who wish to ensure their family's well-being and understand how their estate will be divided in the absence of a will. Estate planning and probate administration can be a complex and daunting process, and having a lawyer who can answer questions and guide clients through the process is invaluable.

The Castro Law Firm accepts credit cards and offers free consultations, and Attorney Castro is available 24/7 to provide legal assistance. Clients can reach out via phone, online contact form or email to schedule an appointment and receive the necessary support in their legal matters.

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 2017
  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida
    • B.S. - 2004
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
    • M.S. - 2011
    • Major: Criminology

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional Associations

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association
  • The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association

Past Positions

  • Florida Highway Patrol - Road Patrol, Florida State Trooper
  • Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence
  • Office of State Attorney 15th Circuit, Assistant State Attorney
  • Florida Office of Attorney General, General Civil Litigation Bureau, Assistant Attorney General

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English