In 2015, more than 93,000 violent crimes were committed in the state of Florida. At The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A., our Seminole County criminal defense attorneys can investigate the incident and work hard to build your case. Call us today at (407) 326-0650 for a free consultation.
Violent crimes involve a person inflicting or threatening to inflict bodily harm on another person. Penalties for violent crimes in Florida vary depending on the seriousness and nature of the crime, as well as the defendant’s criminal history and other specific circumstances related to the offense. Our Seminole County criminal defense lawyers also provide services in Longwood, Orange County, and Volusia County to help clients seek a favorable outcome.
Depending on the degree of the violent crime and whether it is categorized as a misdemeanor or felony, the penalties can be severe. Generally, convictions result in prison sentences and heavy fines. Misdemeanors typically involve 60 days to one year prison sentences and fines ranging from $500 to $1,000. Felony charges, however, may carry prison sentences of five to 30 years or even a life sentence, along with $10,000 to $15,000 fines.
Defendants have several options for arguing defense against violent crimes charges. These include self defense, consent for physical contact in certain situations, and lack of intent. With the knowledgeable Seminole County criminal defense attorneys at The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A., you can legal defense to guide you through the process from start to finish.
Contact us today at (407) 326-0650 for dedicated criminal defense services in Florida.