West palm beach, fl - Se habla espanol

Possession of a Firearm West Palm Beach | What are the Penalties for Possession of a Firearm in Florida?

Mass shootings happen in America every year, which is why possession of a firearm West Palm Beach is illegal in Florida. According to Statue 790.23, a person with a felony conviction is not allowed to possess firearm, electric or chemical weapon or ammunition otherwise he could be convicted with second-degree felony. What happens if you get accused of possession of firearm? What are you going to do? Let’s find out more.

Will You Go To Jail For Illegal Possession of a Firearm?

What is Actual Possession and Constructive Possession?

The sentence for your crime will be determined based on whether you actually possessed the firearm or you constructively possessed it. Actually possession means the firearm was in your hands, inside a container, which you held, or close to you that you can just reach for it with your hand or under your control. Meanwhile, constructive possession means the firearm is in a particular place where you have control over it or a place where you deliberately hid it.

What are the Penalties for Possession of a Firearm? 

If you do not have a license you may be charged with 3rd degree felony and could be jailed for 5 years, 5 years probation and a total fine of $5000. In order to win this case you have to present a firearm permit. Carrying a concealed weapon (chemical weapon, tear gas) other than a firearm is considered 1st degree misdemeanor and you could be jailed up to a year with a year of probation and a fine of $1000. Possession of a firearm is considered a very serious offense, which could lead you to 15 years in prison, 15 years of probation and a total fine of about $10,000.

What to Do if You are Charged with Possession of a Firearm West Palm Beach? 

If you’ve been charged with a crime your best option is to hire an attorney to represent you in court. David W. Olson has been providing unparalleled legal representation in both state and federal courts for more than 30 years. He believes that everyone deserves the best possible defense, and has made it his goal to offer thorough and high-quality legal help to each and every client he takes on. If you work with David W. Olson, you can be sure that he will pursue every legal action available to give you the best possible chance at a positive outcome in your case. If you find yourself in trouble, come to us and we’ll help you. Visit our website or give us a call.

Free case review

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

testimonials

Better call Saul? More like, BETTER CALL OLSON!

“David W. Olson is the best lawyer I have come across. He truly will sit and listen to your story and no matter what he will fight for your rights. He is very compassionate, and understanding. He will work with you and does his job with a good heart. Mr. Olson truly has saved my life and gave me a second chance. You wont go wrong with hiring David Olson as your attorney. I highly recommend him and I am proud to have chosen him as my attorney.”

mateo

Found the Best!

“David Olson has represented me on two occasions. I have since referred two of my friends and my nephew to him, and they have all told me they’ll always be grateful for that. Mr. Olson somehow had the charges dropped in both of my cases (actually, I do know how, because he and his staff answered all my questions and explained in detail things that I never would have thought of).”

jacob

Compassionate Attorney

"My husband and I hired Mr. Olson to represent our son a Florida gun shot victim. We are New Jersey residents. From day one we felt comfortable with Mr. Olson and found him to be easy to talk to and a very good listener. This was important to us after our horrible experience with another attorney who was more concerned with hearing himself speak than our wishes."

donna

Personable and Highly Intelligent!

“I saw David today to discuss some possible outcomes and possibilities of a probable future case. I did not know if I was going to be charged at all but I wanted to speak to someone to get a better idea of what I was looking at and what my options were. As soon as I shook his hand I felt very comfortable and respected. I laid it all out for him and asked him every last question I had, all of which were answered respectfully and intelligently.”

Daniel

The Best of the Best

"I have known David Olson for over 20 yrs. now and have had my rough times in my past and unfortunately I ended up in trouble with the law and really needed help from a real lawyer. I needed someone to listen to my side of the story and really fight my cases in court for me and get the BEST results for my cases. A very close friend said the man for the job is David W Olson; So I contacted him & he came to me the very next day to hear me out and I knew he was the lawyer that would do the best for me and he did.”

Chet B.

Hearty Recommendation

"I hired Mr. Olson from recommendation by family member. He was immediately behind my situation and put me completely at ease. There were no false promises, very upfront as far as expectations and outcomes.

His assistant, Jessica was a joy to work with as well. They came to my house, interviewed witnesses, went above and beyond and always respond to my calls. I totally endorse this attorney."

Eunice