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Orlando Defense Lawyers

At The Umansky Law Firm, we specialize in defending clients accussed of committing a criminal offense. For over 15 years we've helped give our client's a second chance, handling all types of cases from misdemeanors to felonies.

A misdemeanor offense in Florida is often associated with fines and community service, however in some cases you can still face jail time or probation. Here is a breakdown of the misdemeanor penalties in Florida:

  • 1st Degree Misdemeanor - Up to 1 year in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.
  • 2nd Degree Misdemeanor - Up to 60 days in county jail and/or a $500 fineare lesser misdemeanor offenses that carry up to a maximum penalty of sixty (60) days in jail and $500.00 in fines.

Though the maxium jail sentence for a misdemeanor offense is only 1 year, a conviction of any type can make it difficult to find work, buy a home, or even get enrolled in higher education.

Misdemeanor Charges We Defend

  • Marijuana Possession
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault and battery
  • Shoplifting
  • Solicitation
  • Indecent exposure
  • Driving Violations
  • DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving With License Suspended
  • Reckless or Careless Driving

Felony Charges in Florida

If you've been charged with a felony in Florida the punishments become much more severe. Below is a breakdown of each type of felony and the penalty associated with it.

Felony Offense

Maximum Prison Sentence

Maximum Fine

Capital felony

Death penalty or life sentence

Life Felony (after 1995)


Felony of 1st Degree

30 years


Felony of 2nd Degree

15 years


Felony of 3rd Degree

5 years


Felony sentencing is based heavily on prior convictions, thus habitual offenders will face even more severe punishments.

Contact Us Today For a Free Case Review

If you are facing felony or misdemeanor charges in Orlando, Florida, call our office to schedule a free case review at 407-228-3838. Find out what your options are and start building your defense.

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