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Clearwater, Florida

Weapons Offenses Lawyers

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Florida builds aggressive prosecution cases against anyone who may have been involved with a gun because of public pressure to reduce gun violence.

However, our Fletcher & Fletcher criminal defense attorneys know this unfortunately means denying too many people a second chance and punishing many people unfairly.

It’s important to consult with an experienced Clearwater defense lawyer if you’ve been charged with a weapons offense. At Fletcher & Fletcher, we have the experience to help you fight these charges and stand up for your rights.

“Fletcher & Fletcher is a great firm that will always fight for what’s best for their clients. In my experience with Rick, he was able to successfully close my case and exceeded my expectations.”
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Weapons Offense Charges in Clearwater, Florida

A weapons offense in Florida can mean any of the following:

  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Improper exhibition of a firearm or dangerous weapon
  • Unlawful discharge of firearm
  • Illegal sale of firearm
  • Using firearm while committing a crime
  • Using firearm under the influence

In order to build your case, contact us as soon as you know of your charge so that we can hear your side of the story in detail.

Penalties for Weapons Offenses in Florida

Often times, people are facing harsh Florida minimum sentencings when charged with a weapons offense.

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Depending on the details of your case, you might be facing these penalties:

  • Felon in possession of a firearm → 15 years in prison, including a 3 year minimum mandatory sentence
  • Improper exhibition of a firearm or dangerous weapon → max 1 year in prison & $1,000 fine

Further, the use of a weapon can make any crime more severe and trigger minimum mandatory penalties (i.e., 10-20 years to life in prison, depending on the charge). Depending on your situation, the details of your charge may vary, but we are here to help you develop the strongest defense possible.

How Fletcher & Fletcher Can Help

Because of the severity of these Florida penalties, it is extremely important to hire the right Clearwater defense attorneys for the job when it comes to weapons offenses.

As a husband and wife team, our Fletcher & Fletcher attorneys devote their careers to criminal defense and are ready to take on your case.

At the end of the day, we will do everything in our power to protect your rights and defend your freedom.

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Fletcher & Fletcher will work relentlessly to defend your rights and get you the second chance you deserve if you are facing a Clearwater weapons offense charge. Contact us today to get started.

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