Felony Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

Felony charges are classified as third degree felonies, second degree felonies, first degree felonies, life felonies, and capital felonies. Third degree felonies include, but are not limited to: grand theft, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, burglary of a structure, and felony battery. Second degree felonies include, but are not limited to: dealing in stolen property, sale of cocaine, burglary of a dwelling, and aggravated battery. First degree felonies include, but are not limited to: kidnapping and robbery with a firearm. Capital offenses include homicide.

Penalties for Third Degree Felonies

Third degree felonies are punishable by up to: 5 years in prison, 5 years of probation, a combination of prison and probation and a $5,000.00 fine.

Penalties for Second Degree Felonies

Second degree felonies are punishable by up to: 15 years in prison, 15 years of probation, a combination of prison and probation and a $10,000 fine.

Penalties for First Degree Felonies

First degree felonies are punishable by up to: 30 years in prison, 30 years of probation, a combination of prison and probation and a $10,000 fine.

Penalties for Life Felonies

Life felonies are punishable by life in prison without the possibility of parole, life on probation and a $15,000 fine.

Defenses

There are various defenses to felony charges depending on the charge. For example, self-defense is a defense to felony battery and aggravated battery.

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If you have been charged with a felony offense in Palm Beach County, Broward County or Miami-Dade County, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (561)588-2781 for a free consultation.