Felony cases in Tampa and throughout Florida are the most complex and carry potentially very serious penalties. The prosecution often devotes hundreds of hours and thousands of tax payer funds preparing their cases. Make sure you have a Tampa felony attorney on your side that can level the playing field and protect your rights. The Tampa felony defense lawyers at Anton Castro Law have the experience and knowledge to achieve great results.
By definition, a Tampa felony offense can only be heard in Circuit Court and is punishable by the possibility of more than one-year in prison.
Some examples of felonies that the attorneys at Anton Castro Law represent clients on are:
- Aggravated battery;
- Battery on a law enforcement officer;
- Child abuse;
- Dealing in stolen property;
- Drug possession (Except Marijuana);
- Felony battery;
- Grand theft;
- Resisting an officer with violence;
- Scheme to defraud;
- Sexual battery (rape); and
- Trafficking in drugs.
Depending on the degree of the felony you are charged with, the possible penalties are as follows:
Third Degree Felony:
A third degree felony is punishable by up to five years in prison, five years probation, and a $5,000 fine.
Second Degree Felony:
A second-degree felony is punishable by up to fifteen years in prison, fifteen years probation, and a $10,000 fine.
First Degree Felony: A first-degree felony is punishable by up to thirty years in prison, thirty years probation, and a $10,000 fine.
First Degree Felony:
A first-degree felony is punishable by up to thirty years in prison, thirty years probation, and a $10,000 fine.
A life felony is punishable by life in prison without the possibility of parole, or probation for the remainder of your life, and a $15,000 fine.
A capital felony is punishable by death or life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Tampa Felony Defense
As you can see, Tampa felony offenses carry very serious consequences. Protect your legal rights by hiring an experienced Tampa felony defense attorney at Anton Castro Law. Our Tampa felony defense lawyers are dedicated to providing their clients with the one-on-one attention Tampa felony cases require. Call us today at (813) 907-9807 or request a free consultation.