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Orlando Felony Defense Lawyer

Experienced Defense Against Felony Charges in Orlando, Central Florida

Have you been charged with a Felony in Orlando or in any other place in Florida? Are you in need of a highly experienced Florida Felony Defense lawyer? If so, call us today for a free consultation at (407) 649-1999 ! Felonies are taken very seriously under Florida Law and can have long lasting consequences for those found guilty.Florida Felony Defense Lawyer Michael Dicembre

A Felony is a crime sufficiently serious to be punishable by death or a term in state or federal prison, as distinguished from a misdemeanor which is only punishable by confinement to county or local jail and/or a fine. A felony crime conviction carries a minimum term of one year or more in state prison, since a year or less can be served in county jail. However, a sentence upon conviction for a felony may sometimes be less than one year at the discretion of the judge and within limits set by statute.

Degrees of Felony Crimes - Florida Law

There are three degrees of felony crimes in the State of Florida:

  • 3rd degree felony: punishable by up to a $5,000 fine, five (5) years prison and/or probation
  • 2nd degree felony: punishable by up to a $10,000 fine, fifteen (15) years prison and/or probation
  • 1st degree felony: punishable by up to $15,000 fine, thirty (30) years prison and/or probation

Felony Crimes in Florida

Felony charges in Florida may include, but are not limited to:

  • Aggravated Battery (with a deadly weapon or serious bodily injury, or to an elderly person or pregnant woman);
  • Aggravated Fleeing to Elude;
  • Child Abuse;
  • Computer crimes (larceny of money or intellectual property or possession of pornographic, lewd, and lascivious material.);
  • Drug Crimes;
  • Felony Battery;
  • Felony DUI with serious injury / death or prior convictions;
  • Forgery, Fraud, or Grand Theft;
  • Homicide (manslaughter or murder);
  • Lewd & Lascivious conduct;
  • Possession of concealed firearm (or with a prior felony);
  • Racketeering;
  • Resisting Arrest with violence;
  • Sexual Battery.

Felony charges in Florida are taken very seriously by the police and prosecutors. It is important that you know your rights and your options. Our criminal defense attorneys highly recommend you consult with an experienced Florida felony defense lawyer about your case immediately.

Our Central Florida criminal defense attorneys have years of experience defending the rights of those charged with felony crimes in Orlando and Central Florida and will be able to answer your questions and let you know what you can expect as the process unfolds and your case makes its way through the court system.

Contact our Orlando Felony Defense Lawyers in Florida

If you have been arrested or charged with a felony in Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere or anywhere in Central Florida and Orange County, call us today at (407) 649-1999 or fill out our online form for a free consultation. Our Florida Felony Defense lawyers have the experience and skills necessary to assist you in your felony case. Your privacy is important to us and we will keep all your information confidential.

 

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