Perjury Lawyer in Tampa, FL
Over 7,000 Cases Handled
Perjury disrupts the discovery of truth. Someone who is accused of this
crime faces serious legal consequences if their name is not cleared! At
Thomas & Paulk, P.A., our skilled Tampa perjury attorneys know time
is of the essence in these cases. We are available around-the-clock to
fight on your behalf. Investigating your charges and finding witnesses
are just some of the ways we can determine the best line of defense for
your case. Don’t handle these charges on your own. When your integrity
is at stake, it’s crucial that you obtain legal counsel from a skilled
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What Is Perjury?
Perjury occurs when an individual has intentionally lied after swearing
to tell the truth under the authority of a notary public, judge, or other
official authorized to administer an oath.
Perjury most often takes place in the following:
- Administrative hearings
- Answering interrogatories
- Signing a written legal document
False statements such as these can subject an individual to severe legal
Consequences of Perjury in Florida
In Florida, the punishment for perjury varies depending on the type of perjury:
Perjury in an unofficial proceeding: This is punishable by up to 1 year in jail, up to 1 year of probation,
and / or a maximum fine of $1,000.
Perjury in an official proceeding: This is considered a third degree felony and can be punished by up to
5 years in prison, up to 5 years of probation, and / or a maximum fine
Perjury in an official capital prosecution proceeding: This is considered a second degree felony and can be punished by up to
15 years in prison, up to 15 years of probation, and / or a maximum fine
Don’t risk your reputation or your freedom by navigating this complex
legal process on your own. With the help of Tampa perjury lawyers from
Thomas & Paulk, you can have peace of mind knowing your future is
in seasoned hands. We are dedicated to your defense!
Trust Our Tampa Defense Attorneys to Fight for You!
At Thomas & Paulk, you can expect us to focus on one thing:
defense. You will be treated respectfully and professionally, regardless of what
circumstances you find yourself in. While we cannot guarantee results,
our hands-on history has resulted in exceptional legal representation
over the years. We have handled over 7,000 criminal defense cases since
our founding and can capably handle yours. We never back down, creating
a custom defense for each client's case. In addition, we are available
24/7 to answer any questions or concerns you may have during case proceedings.
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