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 of $5,000.
  • 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 of $10,000.

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