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Fighting Against Weapons-Related Allegations in Pensacola, Florida
Many people in Florida lawfully possess and carry guns with their concealed carry licenses. However, while Florida is a “shall issue” state for concealed carry permits, the state also has surprisingly strict gun laws. If you are accused of violating one or more gun or weapons laws, you can face serious criminal charges and penalties.
Gun and weapons convictions can mean fines, jail time, loss of your future gun ownership rights, and other consequences. It is important to avoid a conviction whenever possible, so you should always seek the help and representation of a Pensacola gun and weapons charges attorney. Contact the Law Office of James M. Burns right away for assistance.
Common Weapons Offenses
There is a variety of weapons-related offenses set out by Florida law, including the following:
- Carrying a Concealed Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
- Improper Exhibition of a Firearm or Deadly Weapon
- Illegal Sale of a Weapon
- Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm
- Gun or Weapons Trafficking
- Armed Possession of Illegal Drugs
- Armed Trafficking in Illegal Drugs
- Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon
- Armed Burglary Carrying a Concealed Firearm
- Armed Robbery Carrying a Concealed Firearm
- Armed Kidnapping
Some unlawful conduct involving weapons can result in independent charges, while weapons possession during other criminal conduct can aggravate your charges, and increase the charges and penalties you face.
Prosecutors regularly seek maximum charges and sentences for gun and weapons offenders, so it is important to present an aggressive defense to the prosecutor’s case. You need the right defense attorney evaluating your options and challenging the allegations against you.
Do Not Wait to Call a Pensacola Gun and Weapon Charges Attorney
Convictions for gun and weapon charges can have a lasting impact on your life. Often, weapons as an aggravating factor for another crime can significantly increase prison time and additional penalties. It is important that you never plead guilty to any charges before you have reviewed all of your options and rights with an experienced Pensacola gun and weapons charges lawyer.
The Law Office of James M. Burns takes on tough cases for our clients who face all types of criminal charges. Contact us online or call 850-457-6002 to learn about the many ways we can help in your gun or weapons case.