John Ramsey Jr PA



Having an experienced Gainesville felony attorney is essential if you are charged with a felony. There are many jobs that require licensing by the State of Florida. Being a convicted felon could cause you to become ineligible for those licenses, and therefore ineligible for those jobs. Additionally, if convicted of a felony in Florida, you lose many of your civil rights including your right to serve on a jury, to run for public office, to own a firearm, and your right to vote.

Felony cases like Florida drug possession are the most complicated and serious crimes in the state and should be handled by an experienced Gainesville felony lawyer. The government saves its most experienced and decorated prosecutors to handle felony cases. It is important that you retain a Florida felony attorney who has the experience and knowledge to challenge these prosecutors. Make sure to hire a felony defense attorney in Gainesville that not only knows the legal implications of the allegation against you, but also the practical consequences. Learn how being accused of drug possession will affect your license.

A felony is a crime which is punishable by the possibility of more than one year imprisonment in the Florida department of corrections. The degree of felony will dictate the maximum possible sentence.


Capital Felony: death or life imprisonment with no parole
Life Felony: Life in prison
Felony in the First Degree: 30 years
Felony in the Second Degree: 15 years
Felony in the Third Degree: 5 years

Florida Felonies Include:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Sexual Battery
  • Robbery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Theft
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Armed Burglary
  • Burglary with Assault or Battery
  • Kidnapping
  • Lewd and Lascivious Assault on a Minor
  • Sexual Battery on a Minor
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Trafficking in Drugs
  • RICO
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Conspiracy
  • Habitual Traffic Offender Crimes

Contact our Gainesville felony defense attorney's office now for a free consultation at
(352)505-6642. We're here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.