Trusted Criminal Defense Attorney Eric Reisinger Is Not Afraid of Going to Trial

Facing Criminal Charges in Florida? 

Getting an Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney Is Your First Priority

If you or a loved one has been arrested in Sarasota or Arcadia, one of the first steps you should take is to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you avoid conviction. Getting convicted is punishable by a jail or prison time, fines costing thousands of dollars, and other serious consequences, including a criminal record that could make finding a job, obtaining housing, or living a normal life extremely difficult.

At the Law Offices of Eric Reisinger, P.A., we have more than two decades of experience of protecting our clients’ rights and freedom inside and outside the courtroom. As a former prosecutor, Attorney Eric Reisinger understands how the court will approach your case to help you develop an effective and personalized legal defense to obtain the most favorable outcome. He is not afraid to take your case to trial.

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Consequences of Criminal Charges in Florida

Crimes in Florida are divided by two main categories: misdemeanors and felonies.

Misdemeanors are lower level offenses that carry a maximum county jail sentence of one year. Common examples of misdemeanors include DUI, marijuana possession, battery, petty theft, and disorderly conduct.

The following are the two types of misdemeanors in Florida:

  • First-degree misdemeanor – Carries a jail sentence of up to one year and a maximum fine of $1,000
  • Second-degree misdemeanor – Carries a maximum jail term of 60 days and a fine not exceeding $500

On the other hand, felonies are more serious and punishable by up to life imprisonment or the death penalty. Common examples of felonies include murder, sex crimes, drug possession besides cannabis, kidnapping, burglary, grand theft, aggravated battery, and child abuse.

Felonies in Florida include:

  • Capital felony – Punishable by a life imprisonment without parole or the death penalty
  • Life felony – Punishable by life imprisonment and a maximum fine of $15,000
  • First-degree felony – Punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 30 years and a fine no more than $10,000
  • Second-degree felony – Punishable by imprisonment for up to 15 years and a maximum fine of $10,000
  • Third-degree felony – Punishable by imprisonment for up to five years and a fine not exceeding $5,000.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What Are the Potential Consequences of a Felony Conviction in Florida?

A felony conviction in Florida can lead to severe penalties, including life imprisonment or the death penalty for capital felonies, and significant fines. Beyond legal penalties, a felony conviction can result in a criminal record, which may hinder your ability to find employment, secure housing, and have negative impacts on your personal relationships. Furthermore, you could also lose your right to bear arms and to vote. Overall, a felony conviction can have a severe negative impact on your quality of life.

How Can Attorney Eric Reisinger Assist with My Felony Defense?

Attorney Eric Reisinger leverages his background as a former prosecutor to anticipate the court's approach to your case, enabling him to craft a personalized and effective legal defense. His willingness to take cases to trial and his extensive experience can be instrumental in defending your rights and freedom. With his aggressive defense and decades of experience, Eric puts passion and knowledge on your side.

Trust Our Proven Trial Record

We Fight Fearlessly for Our Clients

Our Sarasota criminal defense attorney has defended many people in all types of situations. He is the first person in Sarasota County to help a defendant facing a murder charge get his case dismissed under the Florida Stand Your Ground law. Our firm can investigate your case, collect supporting evidence, and prove you are innocent, the police violated your constitutional rights, or the prosecution has a weak case against you. We are ready to fight for you in trial.

  • Not Guilty Verdict 2016 CF 004875 NC – Life Felony Second Degree Murder
  • Not Guilty Verdict 2017 CF 000169 – Life Felony Armed Robbery
  • Successful Resolution 2017 CF 002479 AX – 15 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography
  • Not Guilty Verdict 2017 MM 11498 – Misdemeanor Battery and Misdemeanor Sex Offense -Unnatural and Lascivious Act
  • Case Dismissed 2018 CF 000323 – Two Counts Felony Battery on a Person 65 or Older
  • Case Dismissed 2018 CF 002675 AX–Felony Battery on a Person 65 or Older

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