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Felony and Misdemeanor Defense In St Pete and Clearwater

A criminal offense will be categorized as a misdemeanor or a felony depending upon the severity of the crime and what penalties may be imposed by the court upon conviction. A misdemeanor is a lesser offense and the maximum penalty typically includes imprisonment in county jail for a maximum term of 12 months. A felony is more serious and the penalties may range from 1 year imprisonment in a state correctional facility all the way to the death penalty. A number of crimes are classified as “wobblers”, which means they may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the case. Following are some examples of misdemeanors, felonies and wobblers in Florida:

  • Felony Offenses:
    • Murder
    • Forcible Rape
    • Armed Robbery
    • Aggravated Assault
  • Misdemeanors:
  • Wobblers:

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Clearwater, Florida

At Finebloom & Haenel, our lawyers provide experienced criminal defense representation for all types of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout all of Pinellas County from our offices in Clearwater (Satellite Office). If you or a loved one has been arrested or is a suspect in a criminal investigation of any kind, we highly recommend that you consult a Clearwater criminal defense attorney at our firm as soon as possible to explore your options. We will answer your questions about your case and also inform you of what we can do to assist you.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re facing misdemeanor or felony charges, or the strength of the prosecution’s case against you. With the right representation and by involving a lawyer as soon as possible, you can reach a positive case outcome.

Contact Finebloom & Haenel today to discuss your legal matter.

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