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    Violent Crimes in Florida

    To begin with, all violent crimes are very serious and have serious consequences. In fact, society often sees a person accused of a violent crime as a danger. As a result, a conviction could have serious and long-lasting consequences.

    Therefore, if you receive a charge for violent crime, contact the attorneys at RHINO Lawyers. Thus, our criminal defense team will leave no stone unturned in helping you. In fact, we will work to discover all the unique circumstances impacting your case. More importantly, our former state prosecutor will leverage his inside knowledge to help your case.

    Lastly, we fully understand your position and can guide you through a system molded by judges and lawyers for centuries. Thus, having won cases for our clients in similar circumstances, we know what it takes to fight on your behalf.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

    Types of Violent Crimes

    Although, Florida has several offenses considered crimes of violence. Not to mention, these offenses usually involve the use or threat of violence on a victim. In all honesty, the definition of violent crimes can be very broad. For example, several criminal actions categorized as such include:

    • Assault/Aggravated Assault
    • Battery on Law Enforcement Officer
    • Battery/Aggravated Battery
    • Carjacking
    • Kidnapping
    • Child Abuse
    • Homicide

    Furthermore, all these offenses carry steep penalties. As well as, strict minimum sentences with some felony convictions. In addition, these penalties could increase if the act of violence was part of a “hate crime.”

    Penalties for Violent Crimes

    First, penalties can vary for violent crimes. Thus, under Florida Statute Section’s 775.082 and 775.083, they have statutory minimum penalties. Yet, these penalties can increase or have mandatory minimum sentences. Moreover, these depend on the offense, the victim, where it occurred, and whether a weapon was used during the offense. As well as, whether the offender has a previous criminal conviction.

    A Second-degree Misdemeanor

    • Up to 60 days in jail
    • a fine up to $500

    A First-degree Misdemeanor

    • Up to 1 year in jail
    • a fine of or not more than $1,000

    A Third-degree Felony

    • Up to 5 years in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $5,000

    A Second-degree Felony

    • Up to 15 years in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $10,000

    A First-degree Felony

    • 30 years to life in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $10,000

    How We Will Help

    In short, a conviction of a violent crime could have consequences that far outlive a prison sentence. As well as, a lasting effect on your life. So, if you get arrested for an alleged violent crime, we can help.

    Thus, our team will leave no stone unturned in helping you. And, we will work to discover all the unique circumstances impacting your case. Above all, we understand how the law works and can structure a defense strategy that is right for your case.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

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