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In the past fifteen years, the Florida Legislature has significantly increased penalties for those accused of using or possessing firearms during the commission of a crime. Our Tampa Gun Crimes Attorneys offer aggressive representation in all gun charges throughout the entire Tampa Bay Area ranging from felon in possession of a firearm to murder. Arguably the most importantly, Florida’s “10, 20, Life” Statute forces Florida courts to sentence individuals life sentences in certain enumerated offenses under specific circumstances. There are also specific enhancements for crimes not enumerated under “10, 20, Life” like manslaughter.
The most common firearm related offense is felon in possession of a firearm, it is governed by Florida Statute §790.23. It is also worth noting this Statute also prevents felons in bring possession of ammunition. These cases require experienced criminal defense attorneys because they often involve lengthy prison sentences because the individual usually already a substantial amount of points on their criminal score sheet because of the underlying felony. Many times, they also involve a three (3) year minimum mandatory for folks, which must be served “day for day” meaning they do not get the benefit of good or gain time.
We have significant experience representing those charged with crimes involving firearms. Additionally, we have significant experience cross examining experts from Florida Department of Law Enforcement regarding the markings and individual characteristics of bullets fired from a gun. As anyone that has watched any crime scene in the last twenty years, each fired or “spent” bullet has some identifying, unique characteristics. The interpretation and identification of these casings have linked countless individuals to crimes since its beginnings. Like all science, there are flaws and shortcomings in the methodology, our Tampa Gun Crime Attorneys have the experience, you need, to confront these witnesses, so you can win your case.
Our Tampa Gun Crime Attorneys have handled thousands of cases throughout the entire Tampa Bay Area. We have assisted folks with charges ranging from carrying a concealed weapon to murders, involving firearms. We will sit down with you and determine an aggressive, comprehensive strategy to assist in protecting your rights and future. If you would like to contact one of our Tampa Gun Crimes Attorneys immediately, please either call our office, use the “contact us now” tab in the upper right hand corner of our website or our free, chat box in the lower right hand corner of our website. We offer free case consultations in these types of cases and look forward to resolving the matter with you.