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Categories of Felonies in Florida:

Capital Case – Punishable by death or life in prison without the possibility of parole

Life Felony – Punishable by life imprisonment

First Degree (F1) – Punishable by a maximum of thirty years in prison (DOC)

Second Degree (F2) – Punishable by a maximum of fifteen years in prison (DOC)

Third Degree (F3) – Punishable by a maximum of five years in prison (DOC)

There are also many crimes subject to mandatory minimums, sentencing enhancements, guidelines sentencing, and special probation conditions. Many felonies carry complex consequences outside of criminal punishments such as fines, fees, driver’s license suspensions, sexual offender registration, and other restrictions on liberty.

Don’t navigate this alone.

Examples of Some Common Felony Crimes

  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Felony Battery
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Sexual Battery
  • Possession of Pornography
  • Traveling to Meet a Minor
  • Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer or Other Classified Personnel
  • Child Abuse
  • Kidnapping
  • Forgery or Uttering
  • Grand Theft
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There Are Three Types of Misdemeanors in Florida:

  • First-Degree (M1) – Punishable by a maximum of one year in county jail
  • Second-Degree (M2) – Punishable by a maximum
  • Driving Under the Influence & Criminal Traffic Offenses – Punishable by a maximum of 9 months in jail

There are also misdemeanors that can be re-classified as felonies. There also may be statutorily required conditions of probation depending on the charge involved, as well as other collateral consequences of a conviction including driver’s license suspension. Don’t risk consequences to your freedom or your driving privileges by trying to navigate this alone.

Some Common Misdemeanors

  • Battery
  • Petit-Theft
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Paraphernalia
  • Violation of Injunction
  • Stalking
  • DUI – Driving Under the Influence
  • BUI – Boating Under the Influence
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • No Valid Driver’s License
  • Reckless Driving
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