Violent crimes in Florida are defined as an aggressive act against a person or property that threatens, inflicts, or attempts to inflict physical harm. Violent crimes can be classified as either a felony or misdemeanor offense.
Violent crimes in Florida can include:
- assault or battery;
- domestic violence;
- burglary or robbery;
- false imprisonment or kidnapping; or
- child abuse.
The penalties for violent crimes in Florida depend on whether the crime is classified as a felony or misdemeanor, whether a weapon or firearm was used, whether anyone was injured.
Attorney for Violent Crimes in Pinellas County, FL
If you were charged with a violent crime in Pinellas County, FL, then contact an attorney at Sammis Law Firm. We represent clients prosecuted at the Criminal Justice Center (CJC) in Clearwater, FL.
Contact us for a free consultation to discuss the charges pending against you, the criminal penalties for that crime, and the best defenses to avoid the typical penalties.
Call 813-250-0500 to discuss your case.
This article was last updated on Friday, April 3, 2020.