Tampa Felony Lawyer
A felony conviction of any kind can have serious consequences on every aspect of your life, now and in the future. There is no such thing as a small felony conviction. Any felony conviction will affect the job prospects you may have in the future and whether you can keep the job you have now. A felony conviction will disqualify you from serving public office or even holding certain state licenses. Even the act of qualifying for an apartment can be compromised if you have a felony conviction on your record. Your very freedom may be on the line. When faced with any kind of felony charge, Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group for representation. Our help can make a huge difference in how your case turns out. Contact our Tampa felony defense lawyers today.
Types of Felonies
A felony refers to a level of a crime that can result in more than one year in prison. A felony charge can be defined in different degrees. The consequences for each degree of a felony are as follows:
- 3rd degree felony—up to 5 years in prison, 5 years of probation, and a $5,000 fine
- 2nd degree felony—up to 15 years in prison, 15 years of probation, and a $10,000 fine
- 1st degree felony—up to 30 years in prison, 30 years of probation, and a $10,000 fine
- Life felony—up to life in prison, lifelong probation, and a $15,000 fine
- Capitol felony—death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole
With so much at stake, it is imperative that anyone charged with a felony secures legal counsel they can trust and rely on to protect their rights. Regardless of the crime or the charge, everyone has the right to due process and the right to have an advocate in their corner who will work to minimize the impact of a felony charge. At Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group we work to find out the facts, investigate the case, and put forth a defense strategy that can mean the difference between freedom and prison. Our experienced Tampa felony lawyers can help.
Ramifications of Being Convicted
The fines, damage to your reputation, loss of freedom, and criminal record that can all come with a felony conviction can impact your entire world and your family. We believe every defendant in Florida deserves non-judgmental representation and access to an aggressive defender who will fight for their rights. Our firm will work tirelessly to pursue every avenue possible to help your case. Our negotiating techniques and experience helping other Florida residents win their freedom and a clean record is unmatched. Let us look over the facts of your case and see if we may be able to help defend you against a felony charge.