Felony / Misdemeanor

Your Tampa Felony and Misdemeanor Attorney – Jeffrey M Rich
criminaldefense-300x183As experienced Tampa felony and misdemeanor attorneys, The Law Office of Jeffrey M Rich will fight to get you the best outcome possible if you are charged with a felony or misdemeanor.  Florida criminal law falls into two categories  See below for what is considered a Felony and what is considered a Misdemeanor.

Florida Felony:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Sexual Battery
  • Robbery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Theft
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Armed Burglary
  • Burglary with Assault or Battery
  • Kidnapping
  • Lewd and Lascivious Assault on a Minor
  • Sexual Battery on a Minor
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Trafficking in Drugs
  • RICO
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Conspiracy
  • Habitual Traffic Offender Crimes


Florida Misdemeanor:

First Degree

  • Petit theft- property value $100-$300
  • Battery
  • Domestic Volence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Driving with a Suspended License – with one prior conviction
  • Worthless checks- if value is less than $150
  • Resisting without violence
  • Trespassing- if someone is in the structure or conveyance
  • Solicitation of prostitution- with prior conviction
  • Possession of marijuana – less than 20 grams
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • Racing on the roadway
  • Criminal mischief- damage value $200-$1000

Second Degree:

  • Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
  • Violation of Restricted License
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Disorderly Intoxication
  • Open House Party
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Criminal mischief- damage less than $200
  • Aggravated Assault
  • No Valid Driver’s License
  • Driving with a Suspended License- first offense
  • Loitering and Prowling
  • Trespassing- if no one is in the structure or conveyance
  • Solicitation of prostitution- first offense

Hybrid Crimes: Reckless Driving