Charged with a Violent Crime in Jacksonville?

Jacksonville Violent Crime Defense Lawyer

Have you been accused of committing a violent crime in Jacksonville? An offense is considered violent when the offender uses or threatens to use force against the victim. Violent crimes include offenses in which violence is the objective, such as in murder, as well as crimes where violence is a means to an end, as in robbery.

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If you are facing criminal charges for a violent crime, you cannot afford to forgo a strong defense. At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., our Jacksonville criminal defense lawyers will defend your rights under the U.S. and Florida Constitutions, and be your greatest legal advocates during this difficult time.

Violent Crimes in Florida

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement divides violent crimes into the following offenses:

Florida's violent crimes are considered serious offenses and are prosecuted as such. To illustrate, under Section 784.021, aggravated assault is a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Pursuant to Florida's sexual battery statutes, a person who commits sexual battery upon another person who is 18 or older without that person's consent commits a felony of the first degree, punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000.

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Florida is infamous for being tough on crime, but the state is exceptionally harsh when it comes to prosecuting individuals accused of violent crimes. If you are accused of committing a violent crime, your future is hanging by a thread and you must secure an experienced defense lawyer!

Contact our office to schedule a free case evaluation. No matter what charges you are facing, we are on your side and we will fight tooth and nail to protect your freedom and your future!

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