Felony criminal charges are crimes which are of a more serious nature than that of a misdemeanor crime. Accordingly, the fines, penalties, and impact that a felony conviction have upon your life are significantly greater than that of a misdemeanor conviction.
It is important to note that individuals who are convicted of a felony crime, in addition to the fines and penalties which may be awarded, they may also be subjected to hardships such as being prohibited from employment in occupations involving the handling of money or valuables. A felony conviction may also be a significant stumbling block if you later decide to pursue a professional discipline field of employment, such as medicine, nursing, teaching, real estate, financial services, or practicing law.
If you are already licensed in a particular discipline profession, a felony conviction could result in a review of your "character and fitness", jeopardizing your ability to continue to work in that field.
There are three degrees of a felony charge and corresponding base conviction penalties, which are:
The Sharpe Law Firm aggressively defends the legal rights of those who are facing allegations of felony charges or other criminal defense legal issues. We will addresses all related issues that should be taken into consideration when defending criminal felony charges.
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Since being admitted to the bar, Bill Sharpe has defended hundreds of clients and acted as a defense council in more than 110 trials before juries, with over 73 victories.
These include serious 1st degree and 2nd degree felonies, as well as all types of traffic cases; DUI cases, in both Misdemeanor and Felony Courts in most Judicial Districts throughout the State of Florida.
Born in 1949, Mr. Sharpe was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, not far from City Hall. To stand against what he witnessed in downtown Birmingham as a young man has become his life work.
He is a passionate scholar of the United State Constitution and of the history of the 1960's in America.
At The Sharpe Law Firm, we are dedicated to giving clients personalized attention, responding to calls and e-mails promptly and handling all aspects of each case. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation about your case or legal issue by calling (407) 625-1649.