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Aggressive Defense for Criminal Charges

Felony Crimes

Defending Felony Charges in St. Augustine, Florida

Are you facing felony charges at the state or federal level in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, or anywhere in St. Johns County? If so, you may be wondering what will happen to you, what kinds of punishment you may be facing if convicted, and whether or not you will have a permanent criminal record. If this is your first brush with the criminal justice system, you may be scared or confused. In dealing with any criminal matter, it is important that you have skilled and experienced legal representation. That is why we recommend that you contact our firm to arrange to speak with a lawyer as soon as possible.

Taylor & WaldropAttorneys has decades of criminal defense experience which can be used on your behalf. Our firm defends clients accused of all types of state and federal felonies and will begin investigating your situation immediately.

Felony Cases in Florida

Felony crimes are generally the most serious and complicated offenses which can only be handled by circuit court judges.

Examples of felonies include:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated battery
  • Drug crimes, such as drug conspiracy, drug sales and / or distribution, drug trafficking, unauthorized prescription fraud
  • Grand theft
  • Burglary
  • Armed robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Possession / distribution of child pornography
  • Carjacking
  • Stalking

A felony is categorized by degrees. A third-degree felony is the least serious, with a potential prison term of up to five years, and fines up to $5,000. A second-degree felony carries a potential prison term of up to 15 years, and fines up to $10,000. A first-degree felony carries penalties of up to 30 years in prison and fines up to $10,000. Furthermore, the social penalties of a felony conviction include ineligibility to hold a public office, obtain state licenses, or obtain state or federal aid. If convicted, it may also negatively impact your ability to get a job or lease an apartment.

Having an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner as early in your case as possible is your best weapon when facing state or federal felony charges.

By consulting with an attorney at the firm, you will receive the benefit of our extensive legal experience in defending all types of felonies.

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What Sets Taylor & Waldrop Attorneys Apart?

  • Over 78 Years of Combined Experience
  • Federal and State Cases Defended
  • Hundreds of Cases Tried Since 1978
  • Qualified to Handle Death Penalty Cases
  • Aggressive and Result-Driven Representation
  • Thorough and Compassionate Guidance and Legal Advice