Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

If you have been arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, you probably do not need anyone to tell you the charge is serious. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon is a felony offense of the second degree. A conviction on this charge carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of three years. Various enhancements may extend that to five years — and that does not even address what you may be facing if you were still on parole for another crime. A conviction on possession of a firearm by a convicted felon may also result in fines of up to $10,000.

The Law Firm to Call, 24/7, When Your Future Is on the Line

At LaBar Adams in Orlando, you can work with an attorney who has helped people facing charges ranging from DUI to murder. Experienced Central Florida defender N. Ryan LaBar will not prejudge you or take a police report at face value. He firmly believes that everyone deserves a zealous defense and recognizes that you may have:

  • Carried a firearm or other weapon out of a very real fear for your own safety — which, while it may not justify your offense, should be considered in sentencing
  • Been framed or otherwise unfairly targeted by police, including subjection to harassment and an illegal search and seizure
  • Failed to recognize that Florida felon-in-possession laws applied to you as someone convicted in another state or as a juvenile

Turn to an Experienced Orlando Gun Possession Attorney for Vigorous Defense

It is virtually impossible to overstate your need for an experienced criminal defense lawyer if you are facing a felony weapons charge as a prior offender. Your future prospects are on the line, and only a dedicated, resourceful lawyer can help.

To discuss your case and viable defense strategies or outcomes attainable through negotiation with prosecutors, call 866-680-4LAW as soon as you possibly can. You may also fill out the online form located on this page and we will contact you shortly. We value your privacy and will keep your information confidential!

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