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Question by  pete98 (12)

What is the punishment for adult vandalism in Florida?

My neighbor vandalized my property.


Answer by  Pontus (21)

The punishment for adult vandalism in Florida varies with the degree and character of the committed act. Committing such an act can result in fines, mandatory community service, and even incarceration in worse cases.


Answer by  martine (860)

In florida if the person is caught or proven guilty for vandalism they will usually be forced to pay for the items they have vandalized. Some are also given community service or short jail time depending on how extreme the vandalism is along with what was hurt by their actions.


Answer by  Dean (4035)

The penalty depends on the nature of the vandalism and the estimate value of what was vandalized. Punishment could span from restitution to jail time.


Answer by  EliteAmericans (22)

The punishment can range from a minor fine to an extended prison sentence. Damage under $200 is a misdemeanor, and can carry a 60 day sentence. Under $1,000 is a 1st degree misdemeanor, and can hold a 1 year sentence. Damages exceeding $1,000 are a 3rd degree felony in the state of Florida.


Answer by  Dean (4035)

The punishment can include a fine, restitution and/or jail time. It depends on the circumstances, the events leading to the vandalism, the record of the individual, the nature of the vandalism and what has transpired since the vandalism. The judge will consider all the facts and determine what he punishment is within the perpmeters already set by the law.


Answer by  dragonfly (38)

Under the misdemeanor category,fines, restitution. Under the felony category, could recieve the same, with jail time added. Wether or not this is a first offense would be a factor.


Answer by  Rathjinngmailcom (234)

Adult Vandalism is a misdeameanor and is subject to a fine of five hundred dollars and/or sixty days in jail depending on whether it is public or private property.


Answer by  Bob4Advice (23)

Depends on the severity of the case. Most always the preparatory has to pay some sort of restitution for the cost. Other punishments: community service or jail time (30 days).

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