Fort Myers Weapons Charges

Repercussions for Weapon Offenses in Fort Myers, FL

Have you been criminally charged with a weapon offense? If so, you could be facing very severe penalties. Our Fort Myers criminal defense attorney can provide you with an evaluation of your case. Many criminal offenses are often performed in conjunction with weapons charges. Some of these offenses include:

  • Assault
  • Murder
  • Battery
  • Robbery

The penalties for any criminal charge that are performed with a weapon are generally increased. Whatever the circumstances of your case, we suggest that you seek legal assistance to properly defend the allegations facing you.

10-20-Life

Under the Florida state law, the unlawful discharge or sale of firearms without the proper license can lead to serious legal repercussions. You can receive a large term in prison as well as the loss of ability to own a firearm. You may also receive a lasting mark on your criminal record. If you possess a gun during the execution of a crime, this can lead to a minimum 10-year prison sentence. When a gun is fired during the execution of a crime, there is a 20-year minimum sentence. During a crime, if an individual is shot, there is a 25-year to life prison sentence. These are penalties set by Florida's 10-20-Life gun deterrent laws.

Defense from a Fort Myers Criminal Defense Attorney

It is important to speak with a skilled and experienced attorney from our firm who understands that mistakes happen to everyone. We have helped numerous individuals who have been arrested for a crime involving a weapon. It is essential to obtain strong and aggressive defense when dealing with Florida's gun laws. Attorney Edwards is a former prosecutor and can use this experience to successfully defend your case. We understand that each circumstance is unique and therefore should be approached in a personal manner. Contact Brian L. Edwards, Esq. to speak to one of our lawyers for the defense you need!