Types of Crimes in Florida:

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There are many different types of crimes a person can be charged with in the State of Florida. The best way to get started would be to consult the 2014 Florida Statutes, which contain a detailed informational outline of various offenses, definitions, guidelines for sentencing and more.

The 2014 Florida Statutes, Title XLVI: Crimes

Chapter 775 - Definitions; General Penalties; Registration of Criminals
Chapter 776 - Justifiable Use of Force
Chapter 782 - Homicide
Chapter 784 - Assault; Battery, Culpable Negligence

Chapter 787 - Kidnapping; False Imprisonment; Luring or Enticing a Child; Custody Offenses
Chapter 790 - Weapons and Firearms

Chapter 791 - Sale of Fireworks
Chapter 794 - Sexual Battery
Chapter 796 - Prostitution

Chapter 797 - Abortion
Chapter 798 - Adultery; Cohabitation

Chapter 800 - Lewdness; Indecent Exposure
Chapter 806 - Arson and Criminal Mischief
Chapter 810 - Burglary and Trespass

Chapter 812 - Theft, Robbery and Related Crimes

Chapter 815 - Computer-related Crimes

Chapter 817 - Fraudulent Practices

Part I: False Pretenses and Frauds, Generally (ss. 817.02-817.569)
Part II: Credit Card Crimes (ss. 817.57-817.685)
Part III: Credit Service Organizations (ss. 817.801-817.806)
Part IV: Credit Counseling Services (ss. 817.801-817.806)

Chapter 818: Sale of Mortgaged Personal Property; Similar Offenses
Chapter 823: Public Nuisances
Chapter 825: Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Persons and Disabled Adults
Chapter 826: Bigamy; Incest
Chapter 827: Abuse of Children
Chapter 828: Animals: Cruelty; Sales; Animal Enterprise Protection
Chapter 831: Forgery and Counterfeiting
Chapter 832: Violations Involving Checks and Drafts
Chapter 836: Defamation; Libel; Threatening Letters and Similar Offenses
Chapter 837: Perjury
Chapter 838: Bribery; Misuse of Public Office
Chapter 839: Offenses by Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 843: Obstructing Justice
Chapter 847: Obscenity
Chapter 849: Gambling
Chapter 856: Drunkenness; Open House Parties; Loitering; Prowling; Desertion
Chapter 859: Poisons; Adulterated Drugs
Chapter 860: Offenses Concerning Aircraft, Motor Vehicles, Vessels, and Railroads

Chapter 861: Offenses Related to Public Roads, Transport and Waters
Chapter 865: Violations of Certain Commercial Restrictions
Chapter 870: Affrays; Riots; Routes Unlawful Assemblies
Chapter 871: Disturbing Religious and Other Assemblies
Chapter 872: Offenses Concerning Dead Bodies and Graves
Chapter 873: Sale of Anatomical Matter
Chapter 874: Criminal Gang Enforcement and Prevention
Chapter 876: Criminal Anarchy, Treason and Other Crimes Against Public Order
Chapter 877: Miscellaneous Crimes
Chapter 893: Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Chapter 895: Offenses Concerning Racketeering and Illegal Debts
Chapter 896: Offenses Related to Financial Transactions

When criminal charges are brought against you, your future is hanging in a delicate balance. Your freedom is on the line, fines are at stake, and the potential to land a career and lifelong disability of a felony charge is looming overhead. The team of Tampa criminal law attorneys at Fernandez Law Group know just how serious and important every last detail can be. Your future, and our reputation depends on it. We cannot and will not allow either to be jeopardized. It's time you put your trust into us.

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