LaBelle Felony Defense Lawyer
Felony Degrees & Penalties in Florida
Challenging felony charges is particularly important when you consider the harsh penalties that may be imposed if one is convicted. These penalties will be increased if the defendant has one or more prior felony convictions on his or her record, with up to life imprisonment for a third felony conviction. These severe penalties make it all the more important to involve a Hendry County felony defense lawyer who can competently handle your case.
In Florida, felonies are classified into five primary categories:
- Capital Felonies (punishable by the death penalty)
- Life Felonies (punishable by life in prison and a fine of up to $15,000)
- First Degree Felonies (punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000)
- Second Degree Felonies (punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000)
- Third Degree Felonies (punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000)
For experienced, aggressive defense against felony charges, call (863) 313-1019.
Challenging Felony Charges to Protect Your Freedom
A felony is the most serious type of crime a person may be accused of committing. Penalties may include imprisonment in state prison all the way to life imprisonment or even death. Criminal charges like this require serious criminal defense representation, and this is the level of counsel the team at The Kahle Law Firm, P.A. provides. Whether you have been accused of a crime, are currently under investigation, or have been arrested, taking a proactive approach and involving an attorney will be in your best interests. Every single step is taken from this moment on may impact the outcome of your case and therefore your freedom – or your very life.
Hendry County criminal defense attorney Fred R. Kahle has handled over 10,000 criminal cases and has taken over 100 of these to verdict. His experience in the criminal courtroom, both as a former prosecutor and now as a criminal defense lawyer, gives him a unique perspective of both sides of criminal proceedings. He knows what to expect from the prosecuting attorney. He can anticipate the prosecution’s strategies and counter them before they even have a chance to take form.
Our firm handles all types of felony offenses for clients across Hendry County. We also offer a free case evaluation to discuss your situation and how we can help.
Call (863) 313-1019 today!