Examples of Penalties for Violent Crimes
- An Aggravated Assault charge (Florida Statutes 784.021) is a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
- Aggravated Battery (Florida Statutes 784.045) is punishable by up to fifteen years in prison and fines of $10,000, whereas Aggravated Battery with a Weapon (Florida Statutes 784.045 and 775.087) is a first-degree felony carrying maximum penalties of thirty years of prison and $15,000 in fines.
- Offenses such as Aggravated Battery with a Firearm (Florida Statutes 784.045 and 775.087) and Burglary of a Dwelling with Battery (Florida Statutes 810.02) are felonies punishable by life.
- Murder (Florida Statute 782.04) carries a possible sentence of life in prison or even the death penalty.
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