Contact a Fort Myers Based Carjacking Attorney if you have been Arrested for Carjacking in Fort Myers, Sarasota, Naples, Cape Coral, Bradenton, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda.
Carjacking is a very serious charge and in order to properly defend yourself you need a Criminal Defense Lawyer who is willing to put in the time and resources to provide you with the defense you need. The Lawyers at Viacava & Cantor have extensive experience Defending people who have been accused of serious felony charges such as Carjacking. Depending upon how the Carjacking case is charged it can be classified as a punishable by life felony (PBL). If you have been arrested for Carjacking let an experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor fight for you.
What is Carjacking? Are there different types of Carjacking?
Many people are confused about what distinguishes different types of carjacking. There are two forms of Carjacking and while both are first degree felonies each has a different maximum sentence. Carjacking without a firearm, deadly weapon or other weapon is a first degree felony carrying a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. Carjacking with a firearm or deadly weapon is a punishable by life felony carrying a maximum sentence of life in prison. Carjacking is statutorily defined as the taking of a motor vehicle from another by force, violence, assault or putting in fear with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the person of that vehicle.
Hiring a Carjacking Defense Lawyer
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Carjacking cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.