FLORIDA MINIMUM MANDATORY SENTENCES FOR VIOLENT CRIMES

February 18, 2010

Crimes Against Law Enforcement Officers, Florida Statute 784.07(2) and (3)

*3 Year Minimum Mandatory Aggravated Assault Upon Law Enforcement Officer

 *3 Year Minimum Mandatory Battery and during commission possessed a firearm or destructive device

 *5 Year Minimum Mandatory Aggravated Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer

 *8 Year Minimum Mandatory Battery and during commission possessed semiautomatic or machine gun

 Crimes Against the Elderly, Florida Statute 784.08

*3 Year Minimum Mandatory Aggravated Assault or Aggravated Battery on aperson 65 years or Older with up to $10,000.00 fine and up to 500 hours of community service

 Fleeing or Eluding &  Aggravated Fleeing or Eluding, Florida Statute 316.1935(3)(b) and (4)(b)

 *3 Year Minimum Mandatory when causing serious bodily injury or death

 Dangerous Sexual Felony Offender, Florida Statute 794.0115 (18 years and older)

*25 Year Minimum Mandatory if convicted of:

1.  Luring or Enticing a Child, Sexual Battery pursuant to Florida Statute 794.011(2), (3),(4), (5), or (8), Lewd or Lascivious Battery, Lewd, Lascivious Molestation, Sexual Performance by a Child pursuant to Florida Statute 827.071(2)(3), or (4), Lewd or Lascivious Act committed upon the elderly or a disabled person pursuant to Florida Statute 825.01025(2) or (3), or Selling or Buying Minors pursuant to Florida Statute 847.0145, and

2.  There is a prior conviction for the above listed crimes, or causes serious injury, or uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon, or victimized more than one person during the course of the criminal episode, or is under the jurisdiction of the court for a felony.

Domestic Violence

*5 Day Minimum Mandatory in the county jail if adjudicated guilty and the defendant has intentionally caused bodily harm to another person.

 ***For additional Minimum Mandatory Sentences please see my blog post on February 4, 2010 – Florida’s 10-20-Life Law:  Minimum Mandatory Sentences.

Contact CLEAWATER CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY Joseph Montrone, Jr. for a free initial consultation.

                                                                       

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