Have you been accused of a violent crime? Your future may be at stake, so it’s imperative to place your case in the hands of an experienced attorney who understands the nuances of the law and can defend your position. Karatinos Law, PLLC is committed to fighting for clients in Dade City, Zephyrhills, Wesley Chapel, and Pasco County.
Types of Violent Crimes
Karatinos Law, PLLC handles violent crime cases of all types and uses the strongest defense strategies at your disposal to protect your constitutional rights.
Violent crimes may refer to any type of crime committed with the use or the threat of violence, including:
- Child abuse
- Assault and battery
- Hate crimes
- Disorderly conduct
- Domestic violence
- Gun crimes
Penalties for Violent Crimes in Florida
Should you be convicted of a violent crime such as those listed above, you may face years or even decades in prison. Convicted offenders may also pay fines or partake in community service. Florida follows a Three Strikes Law, which mandates that violent crimes classified as felonies add a “strike” to a defendant’s record. A third strike imposes a life sentence for the crime.
The only way to fight these alleged violence charges is with an experienced Dade City criminal lawyer. Charges like these put your freedom and your future at risk, and a lawyer can help you avoid prison time as well as the serious repercussions of having a violent crime on your record.
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