In the State of Florida, a felony is a crime that can be punished by more than one year in a State prison. There are five categories of felony in Florida: capital, life, first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree. Each category has its maximum permissible sentence. A few examples of felony crimes in Florida include murder, aggravated assault or aggravated battery, child abuse, and burglary. Felony crimes, as opposed to misdemeanor crimes, are handled exclusively at the Circuit Court level and have procedures and considerations that are different from misdemeanor cases. The attorneys are Warren Law Firm are prepared to walk clients through the details of the felony defense process all while providing effective representation.