Conspiracy Defense in Tampa
Have you been accused of conspiracy?
Conspiracy occurs when two or more people agree to partake in a criminal
act in the future. When two or more people plan to break the law, and
they then commit a crime together, they can be charged with the criminal
offense they committed and also conspiracy. In some cases, even if the
people do not commit the crime they are planning, they can still be charged.
Conspiracy charges can involve any type of criminal offense, including
According to Florida Statutes, a conspiracy to commit a crime is only ranked
one level below conviction for the actual crime itself. There are, however,
some crimes where the conspiracy is listed separately in the F.S. and
may be considered as severe as had the crime be committed. For example,
it is considered to be just a serious to conspire as to commit the crime
in regards to
drug trafficking, bookmaking and killing or causing aggravated abuse to cattle or horses.
These are considered "inchoate" offenses, meaning that they
are not fully developed, but may be punished as if they had been fully
Get Skilled Help for Your Conspiracy Defense
After people have been charged with a crime like conspiracy, it is important
that they are informed of their legal rights and options. The best way
people can become informed throughout the legal process is by retaining
the services of a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who will continually
protect their best interests. By working closely with the right attorney,
people may be able to avoid conviction for conspiracy and not have to
deal with the life-altering consequences that are associated with most
Thomas & Paulk can help if you have been accused of or charged with
conspiracy. By providing honest legal advice and aggressive legal representation,
the right lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.
At our firm, we always strive to provide our clients with only the best
service and representation throughout the entire criminal process.