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Proven Defense For Florida Firearm And Weapons Offenses

If you have been charged with possession of a firearm or ammunition by a convicted felon, making a false statement while purchasing a firearm, illegally selling a weapon or any other federal or state weapons charge in Florida, you need legal representation from a firearm and weapons defense attorney in Clay County. At Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux P.A., we have years of experience representing individuals facing these crimes. Our proven track record of success allows us to give our clients the best possible outcome.

Penalties Associated With Firearms And Weapons Offenses

Our legal team can help you get reduced or dismissed charges by creating a strong defense. With decades of criminal defense experience, we have a profound understanding of the Florida courts, the weapons law and what is needed for an effective defense. When it comes to Florida weapons charges, jail or prison time and hefty fines can result from a conviction. For carrying a concealed firearm charge, a third-degree felony, you can face up to five years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines. Carrying a concealed weapon is a first-degree misdemeanor charge with up to a year in jail, one year of probation and fines of up to $1,000. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and probation and fines of up to $10,000. If you are in actual possession of the firearm, you will face a three-year minimum mandatory sentence.

We Can Help With Many Types Of Charges

Any Florida weapons charge is serious. We understand what is at stake and the options for a strong defense. We can help you if you have been charged with:

  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Possession of ammunition by a convicted felon
  • Making a false statement while purchasing a firearm
  • Illegally selling a weapon
  • Other federal or state weapons charges, including assault with a weapon

Our team has handled hundreds of criminal defense cases and weapons charges. Contact us to find out how we can help you.

Defenses For These Criminal Charges

There are a variety of defenses that could apply to your criminal case. For instance, you may legally be able to carry the weapon and have a permit.it may be possible that the firearm was not yours, and you had no knowledge of its presence. Each case is different. When you work with us, we tailor our tactics to the specific of you and your case. No matter what the charges are, our legal team can learn more about the details of your case and craft a defense strategy with the goal of protecting your future by obtaining reduced or dismissed charges. Our team has over 100 years of combined experience in Florida criminal defense matters.

Hire An Experienced Firearm And Weapons Offenses Attorney

When you’re ready to hire an experienced firearm and weapons offenses attorney in Clay County, call 904-717-7747 or email us. By having the right lawyer, you have the best chance of success. We fully understand all firearm and weapon laws in Florida. Call to get a free legal consultation. There, we will learn the details of your case and answer any questions you have about the upcoming legal process. Our law office is located at 712-A North Pine Street, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. We serve clients in Jacksonville and throughout Clay County.