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Florida Weapons Charges

Felony Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg

Gun - Weapons charges defense in Florida

The criminal defense attorneys at Fleming Law Group in St. Petersburg can help preserve your rights in a weapons charge. A felony conviction can change your life forever. In Florida, all violent crimes except a misdemeanor battery are felonies.

Charges classified as violent include:

  • Murder and attempted murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Burglary
  • Aggravated battery/assault
  • Child abuse
  • Robbery

If you are convicted of a felony, you could be incarcerated in state prison, lose your right to vote and own a firearm, and worst of all, find it difficult to find a job. With such serious consequences, it's important to hire an aggressive criminal defense lawyer who will fight for the best possible outcome and ensure your rights are preserved.

Start planning your defense today. Contact our firm at (727) 202-4858 to schedule a free consultation with our weapons charge lawyer.

Penalties for Repeat Offenders in Florida

There are strict penalties for probation violators with a violent history. Florida's new Anti-Murder Act imposes strict sanctions for felony probation violators with a history of violent crimes, including holding suspects without bail until the judge determines whether they pose a danger to the community.

Other Florida weapons charge laws include:

  • 10 / 20 / Life for Crimes Involving Firearms – This law requires the judge to impose a 10-year prison sentence for anyone in actual possession of a firearm who is convicted for committing or attempting to commit a serious felony.
  • Three Strikes Law for Prior Convictions – This law requires the judge to impose a mandatory minimum prison sentence according to the degree of the felony for suspects convicted of a violent crime for the third time, if certain criteria apply.

At Fleming Law Group, we can protect your rights and run through possible defense strategies. We thoroughly investigate cases to find the details that prosecution and law enforcement have overlooked.

Contact our weapons charge defense attorneys in St. Petersburg today to get started.

Why Choose Fleming Law Group?

  • 24/7 Accessibility

    There is always an attorney in the office and there is no time that we cannot be reached. We are always available via email or phone at
    any time.

  • Honest Guidance

    Our attorneys are not out for their best interest, but for yours. Our clients receive personalized care that is focused solely on them and their unique case.

  • Unique Backgrounds

    As former prosecutors, both Attorneys Fleming and Bettker have unique perspective in the courtroom and stay one step ahead of
    the opposition.

  • Decades of Experience

    Our attorneys have more than 40 decades of combined experience. Over the years, we have gained a renown in our field for our results and care for our clients.

“Mr. Fleming got me an incredible result for my case. I have worked with many other lawyers in the past and thought he represented me the best. He also stays in touch with me since my troubles to make sure everything is ok. He also has a great people working with him. They are always so nice to me when I call and I get return calls right away.”

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