Gun & Weapons Charges Attorney in Miami, FL

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Florida has several laws that limit where you can legally carry guns and weapons and how you use them – making a gun charge attorney an essential asset if you’ve been charged with a gun crime.

The Law Offices of Ama-Mariya Hoffenden not only understands Florida’s range of weapons laws but having worked as firearms lawyers in the area for several years, we know the local courts, and we’re familiar with the judges. We tackle a wide range of gun and weapons charges and defend your rights vigorously no matter what kind of case you’re facing.

If you’ve been arrested for a weapons-related crime in Miami, FL, call our law offices today for lawyers you can trust.

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What Types of Gun Crimes Do We Handle?

Weapons offenses are serious, and if charged, you are likely to face a pretty hefty sentence. That’s why our best-in-class local lawyers work with you to defend your rights in the face of serious charges.

Sentencing for gun charges can vary from assault with a deadly weapon to a lethal attack. People may also be charged with multiple crimes, like possession of cocaine or other controlled substances.

Charges may include:

  • Unlicensed weapons
  • Possession by a convicted felon
  • Intent to commit a crime
  • Concealed weapons
  • Failure to register a firearm
  • Buying weapons for another person
  • Use on federal property

As the top lawyers in Miami, our team at the Law Offices of Ama-Mariya Hoffenden provide comprehensive and robust legal services, defending your rights no matter the kind of weapons charge you’re facing.

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Why Do You Need a Gun Defense Lawyer?

Any time your liberty is in jeopardy, a defense attorney is a critical asset. As your firearms lawyer, we’ll ensure that you don’t face jumped-up charges, that sentencing is appropriate (and minimized), or that the prosecution proposed the best possible plea deal.

Without our legal support, you may quickly find yourself in a situation where something you said to the police is used against you in court. Your rights could be violated without you knowing it, and your sentencing could be much more serious than it should be.

With the Law Offices of Ama-Mariya Hoffenden on your side, you can rest assured that you got the best possible outcome either in the form of a plea deal, minimized sentence or even in totally clearing your name.

What Are the Penalties for Firearms Offenses in Florida?

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Under Florida law, a severe minimum mandatory prison sentence is required when a person is found guilty of weapons charges.

F.S. 775.087 requires the following sentences for the corresponding firearms charges:

  • Possession of a firearm during a crime – 10 Years
  • Discharge of a firearm in the commission of a crime – 20 Years
  • Inflicting injury/killing someone with a firearm during the commission of a crime – Life in Prison

Florida law also strictly controls who can carry a gun. Concealed carry permits must be obtained to carry a gun outside of your private property legally.

Get Effective Legal Defense for Gun Crimes in Miami, FL

Have you been charged with a weapons-related or gun crime in Miami, Florida? Call the Law Offices of Ama-Mariya Hoffenden today for a comprehensive, effective, and affordable legal defense right away.

Get your consultation right now at (786) 353-4202!


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Hollywood, Florida 33021
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FAQs about Gun Crimes
What are NFA Trusts?

An NFA (National Firearms Act) Gun Trust works by allowing legal access to a weapon owned by the NFA Gun Trust to multiple people.

A gun trust allows people to have legal access to a firearm regulated under the NFA and includes benefits like privacy in gun ownership and a lack of annual fees that may come with ownership of a gun.

How many guns can you own legally?

No restrictions are imposed on the sale of multiple firearms in Florida, nor is there a maximum number of guns that a person may own.

To purchase a gun legally in Florida, you must be a Florida resident and either a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident.

How much does it cost to hire a gun defense attorney in Miami?

The price of a gun defense attorney in Miami depends entirely on your circumstances and the complexity of your case.

Thankfully, the Law Offices of Ama-Mariya Hoffenden offer competitive, transparent prices designed to make effective legal defense affordable for as many people as possible.

Can a gun be carried in a car without a hidden weapon permit?

Yes, you can carry a gun in a closed glove compartment in a car in the state of Florida, even if you do not have a concealed weapon license. The glove compartment is not required to be locked.