Miami Felony Defense Attorney
Call (305) 330-1360 for the Defense You Need
When it comes to finding the right criminal defense lawyer, you need an advocate who will put your best interests first. In the face of a felony accusation, you may feel hopeless and overwhelmed. That's why the Miami felony crimes defense lawyers at Hager & Schwartz, P.A. are committed to helping clients like you stand up for their rights against serious criminal charges.
If you were arrested for a felony crime,
schedule your initial consultation with Hager & Schwartz, P.A. today.
Our firm is backed by more than 35 years of experience in the legal field. Over the years, we've honed our skills to create highly effective and aggressive legal tactics for our clients.
Our additional qualifications include:
- AV Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell®
- 24/7 Availability
- Free Initial Consultations
- Former State Prosecutors
Felony vs. Misdemeanors Charges in Florida
When facing criminal charges, these will be classified as either a felony
or a misdemeanor, depending upon the particular offense as well as a number
of other factors, such as the defendant's criminal record, whether
violence was involved, and more. A crime will be categorized as a felony
or a misdemeanor depending upon the potential penalties that the defendant
may face if convicted.
At Hager & Schwartz, our experienced legal team is very familiar with defending clients facing a broad range of criminal offenses, including serious felonies as well as misdemeanors. No matter how serious the offense, we understand what to do to defend your rights and give you the best opportunity at avoiding a conviction. Best of all, we offer a free consultation with a Miami felony defense lawyer at our firm so you can find out what your options are at this point.
Types of Felony Offenses
A felony is a crime which is punishable by one or more years in a state penitentiary, or by death. Following are some examples of felony offenses in Florida:
- Sexual Battery/Rape
- Armed Robbery
- Aggravated Assault
- Aggravated Battery
- Possession of Cocaine or Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute
- DUI (fourth and subsequent arrests)
- False Imprisonment
- Felony Battery
- Grand Theft
- Grand Theft Auto
- Possession of Cocaine or Heroin
A misdemeanor is punishable by up to 1 year in a county correctional facility. Following are some examples of misdemeanor offenses that a defense lawyer at our firm may be able to defend you against:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Driving With a Suspended License
- Reckless Driving
- Battery (Domestic Battery or Simple Battery)
- Possession of Marijuana
- Obstruction of Justice
- Petty Theft
There may still be some ambiguity regarding your charges.
To obtain the most comprehensive understanding of your charges as well as the penalties you face pending a conviction, please contact our firm today for more information.