Violent Crimes in Panama City
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In Florida, a violent crime is classified as an act that involves either
actual harm or threat of bodily harm to another person. Even if the victim
was not injured, if there was a probability that a threat could result
in physical harm, you may still be charged with a violent crime. If you
have been accused of committing a violent crime, you need to act quickly.
Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or a felony, any violent charge on
your criminal record could negatively impact your reputation and ability
to secure gainful employment. Call Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at
Law to work with an experienced Panama City criminal defense lawyer.
Why Choose This Violent Crimes Attorney?
- He Brings 10+ Years' Experience
- Exclusively Focused on Criminal Defense
- Former Prosecutor on Your Defense
- One-on-One Counsel Throughout
- Trial-Tested, Proven Advocacy
- Same-Day Returned Phone Calls
As someone who has formerly prosecuted felonies involving violence and
firearms, Attorney Al Sauline brings valuable insider knowledge of how
a prosecuting team works. This can help you even the playing field and
give your case a unique advantage.
At this Panama City firm, you can find experienced defense for violent
crimes such as:
- Aggravated assault
- Aggravated battery
- Domestic violence
- Involuntary manslaughter
- Voluntary manslaughter
- DUI manslaughter
- Vehicular homicide
- Resisting an officer with violence
- Aggravated stalking
- Child abuse
Florida's Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: The 10-20-Life Law
Under Florida's 10-20-Life law, mandatory minimum sentences will be
imposed for violent felonies that involved firearms.
Examples of sentencing under 10-20-Life:
- If you produced a firearm during the commission of a certain type of felony,
you will be ordered to serve at least a 10-year prison sentence.
- If you fired a firearm, you will be ordered to serve at least a 20-year
- If you shot someone, you will be ordered to serve a minimum of 25 years
to life (regardless of whether the individual was injured or killed).
In addition, this law also increased or established mandatory minimum sentencing
for specific crimes involving law enforcement or seniors aged 65 or older.
Offenses under this law must be served consecutively with other sentences
rather than concurrently.
Call a Panama City Violent Crime Attorney to Fight for You
At Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at Law, Attorney Sauline is prepared
to work for you. The firm provides effective defense strategies and one-on-one
counsel that is rooted in honesty and integrity. You can have peace of
mind knowing that Attorney Sauline is committed to protecting your rights,
no matter how challenging your charges may seem.