Attorney's NoteUnder the Florida Statutes, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
|misdemeanor of the second degree||up to 60 days||up to $500|
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 559.13
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Firm: as used in this part shall not include a partnership, all the members of which are admitted to practice law in this state, and who are current members of The Florida Bar. See Florida Statutes 559.12
- Person: as used in this part shall not include a person actively practicing law in Florida and who is also admitted to The Florida Bar, and any person who is currently a member of The Florida Bar. See Florida Statutes 559.12
Whoever either individually or as an officer, director or employee of a person, firm, corporation or association, violates the provisions of this part shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.