Tallahassee Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Leon County FL

Choose a local Tallahassee Criminal Defense Attorney, Lawyer, or Law Firm to represent your legal rights in Tallahassee, Leon County and North Florida.

General Criminal Defense Information

Topic: Felony Criminal Defense

Any felony criminal charge is a serious matter in which knowing your legal rights, legal options, and potential defense strategies may be paramount for your freedom, your future, and life's goals.

There are three degrees of a felony crimes in the State of Florida (not including a life felony or Capital Felony):

  • 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

Based upon special circumstances, other evidence relating to the crime, and an individuals prior criminal record, conviction penalties may be adjusted according to the sentencing guidelines of the Florida Statutes. Such as Life Imprisonment WITH the Possibility of Parole vs. Life Imprisonment WITHOUT the Possibility of Parole. Both verdicts may be handed down for the same 1st degree felony crime if the statues allow it.

When charged with any felony criminal offense it is important to be made fully aware of your legal rights, defense strategies, and to have aggressive, detailed, and dedicated criminal defense legal representation in your corner.

Protect your rights and freedoms. Contact an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney today!

Tallahassee Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving:

Leon County Florida, including: Tallahassee, Bradfordville, Capitola, Fort Braden, Meridian, Woodville.


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