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sentencing Defense in Miami, Broward and Hialeah


Under Florida law, the judge in a criminal case pronounces the defendant’s sentence. As Florida’s Department of Corrections explains, the state’s Criminal Punishment Code establishes the permissible range of sentences in each case. The prosecutor must prepare a score sheet for every defendant that considers a variety of factors.

Some of these factors include:

• Severity of the Offenses
• Defendant’s past history

The law allows a judge to pronounce a lesser sentence based on factors such the role of the defendant, mental health implications and whether the crime was an isolated incident and the if the offense was committed in an unsophisticated manner and was an isolated incident.

Legal Support during Sentencing

Sentencing can be one of the most important aspects of any case. Not only is it important to know the law, it may be equally important to know the intricacies of the Judge, as each Judge has their different nuances. While, in general, Judges may be limited by maximum penalties and the past history of the defendant, deviations are common and can be influenced based on the circumstances of each individual and each case. We work diligently for you to ensure the judge gives you the opportunity to receive a fair sentence from the court, which incorporates all possible mitigating factors.

Contact a Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Today

If you are being sentenced for a crime in Florida, it is important to seek a Criminal Defense Attorney immediately. Contact Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Adam K. Goodman to learn about your options during a free consultation. As a Hialeah Criminal Defense Attorney, Adam K. Goodman will aggressively fight for you and defend your constitutional rights. Adam K. Goodman maintains the ideal that relationships matter, which has earned him respect amongst prosecutors and judiciary. This leads to results for you, the client.  

As a former Miami prosecutor and Chief of Litigation, Adam K. Goodman has the experience and knowledge to defend your case. Contact The Law Office of Adam K. Goodman at (305) 482-3265 or (954) 695-5126 today for all of your Broward County, Palm Beach, Monroe, or Miami Criminal Defense needs.