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What kind of punishment would a person with no prior record be likely to recieve for forgery and grand theft 5000.00 in F.L

Vero Beach, FL |

no priors, age over 25 , 1 speeding ticket

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3rd Grand theft is a violation of 812.014(2)(c)2. ($5,000 or more but less than $10,000). That is a 3rd degree felony. You should seek legal counsel immediately. The penalties for 3rd degree felonies in Florida can range from PTI (Pretrial Intervention) to prison term of up to five years.

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You should be looking at probation. But how do you know you are guilty? | For confidential answers on Florida law, call 1.877.452.9457. Attorney James Regan, LL.M, Esq., is a Florida lawyer answering questions pro bono. Answering these consumer questions based on limited and unverified facts does not create an attorney-client relationship. Being posted on the internet, these questions and answers are not confidential. For confidential answers on Florida law, call 1.800.452.9357.

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Probation is often seen under these circumstances, but you do face up to 10 years prison (5 on each) so it is best to get an attorney right away.

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