What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Florida State Courts?

Crimes in Florida can be divided into two general types, misdemeanors and felonies.  Florida misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of up to one year in jail, while Florida felonies are punishable a year or more in Florida State Prison.   Florida law further breaks down misdemeanors and felonies into different levels, depending on the severity of […]