Jacksonville Weapons Offense Lawyer
Florida’s gun and weapon laws are extensive and intricate, reflecting the seriousness with which the state handles violations. Understanding these laws is crucial, as offenses can have significant consequences, including lengthy prison sentences, hefty fines, and a potential permanent criminal record.
The McCormick Law, is dedicated to criminal defense in Northeast Florida, including the areas of Jacksonville and its surrounding counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Clay, and Baker. Attorney McCormick has handled thousands of criminal cases, including as a prosecutor when he worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the 4th Judicial Circuit in Jacksonville.
With in-depth knowledge of Florida’s gun and weapon laws and a robust track record in achieving favorable outcomes, our attorney and team are committed to providing the best possible defense for our clients.
Get a free case review with our Jacksonville weapons offense attorney. Use our convenient contact form or call us at (904) 353-0436.
Weapon Offenses in Florida
Numerous weapon crimes are recognized under Florida law. One of the most common is the unlawful possession of a firearm. The state prohibits specific individuals, such as convicted felons or those with restraining orders, from owning guns. Violating this law could lead to a second-degree felony charge, punishable by up to 15 years in prison or a fine of up to $10,000.
Florida has stringent regulations about aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. This crime involves threatening someone with violence while in possession of a weapon. If convicted, you could face a third-degree felony charge, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
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Legal Representation Is Vital
Given the complexity of gun and weapon laws in Florida and the severe consequences of violations, securing legal representation is vital. A skilled criminal defense attorney can assess the charges, develop a robust defense strategy, and help you navigate the complexities of the legal system.
At McCormick Law, our Jacksonville weapons charges lawyer can challenge the legality of the weapon seizure, argue for the reduction or dismissal of charges, or negotiate for a more favorable plea deal. He is also instrumental in explaining the nuances of the law and ensuring your rights are upheld throughout the legal process.
Attorney McCormick has handled numerous gun cases from investigation through trial in Jacksonville and the surrounding counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Clay, and Baker. While weapons charges are serious, with his legal representation, you can feel confident that your defense is in capable hands.
Find out how McCormick Law, can help. Request a free case review via our contact form or call (904) 353-0436.