Felony charges in Florida

Crimes in Florida and around the country are prosecuted as either misdemeanors or felonies. Misdemeanors are relatively minor crimes that carry a maximum custodial sentence of 12 months. Felonies are more serious offenses and are punishable by more than a year behind...

Appealing a juvenile conviction

The Florida court system does have a few exceptional rules when prosecuting a minor, but for the most part, the process is the same as prosecuting an adult. Punishment may be light in some cases but not always. When a judge imposes a harsh penalty on a minor, the...

Plea agreements: What you should know

When facing criminal charges, you may feel overwhelmed at the prospect of facing serious penalties, such as hefty fines and possible jail time. There are several ways that you can approach the situation, depending on the circumstances surrounding the case. You may...

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