If you have a federal or Florida State conviction for a felony and reside in the State of Florida, you CANNOT own or possess a firearm as designated per 2008->Ch0790->Section%2023#0790.23″ target=”_blank”>F.S. 790.23. A firearm is 2008->Ch0790->Section%20001#0790.001″ target=”_blank”>defined:
…any weapon (including a starter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive; the frame or receiver of any such weapon; any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; any destructive device; or any machine gun. The term “firearm” does not include an antique firearm unless the antique firearm is used in the commission of a crime.
If you have been wrongfully arrested and accused in South Florida, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or any city in Broward County, of displaying, discharging, or owning a firearm under any of the aforementioned conditions or other related ones, Attorney Behr is ready to answer any questions you may have. With over 30 years experience, Attorney Behr has acquired the fortitude and confidence to handle all gun related charges you may be charged with.
The 2nd Amendment creates rights which protect legal ownership and use of firearms in accordance with federal and Florida criminal law. Exercising your legal right to own and/or carry a firearm in the State of Florida is okay, but being a convicted felon or have a criminal history and using a gun carries severe penalties.
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