Weapon Charge Bail Bonds

weapon chargnesIn order to reduce the rates of violent gun crimes, Florida has enacted a 10/20/Life law that imposes mandatory prison terms for offenders who commit crimes with guns. Just possessing a gun during the commission of a crime will result in a 10 year sentence. A 20 year sentence will be handed down if the weapon is fired during a crime. If a person is injured or killed, it's a mandatory 25 years to life. If you need a weapons charge bail bond in Melbourne or Palm Bay, call Ammediate Bail Bonds.

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

In Florida, certain people are prohibited from possessing a firearm and doing so can result from penalties ranging from fines to imprisonment depending on the circumstances. Firearm possession is unlawful for the following people:

  • • A person who has been convicted of a felony
  • • A person who has a restraining order against them for stalking or harassment
  • • A person who is a fugitive
  • • A person who has been convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor

Carrying a Concealed Weapon

In that state of Florida, for a person to lawfully carry a concealed weapon anywhere other than their home or place of business, they must obtain a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP). Concealing a weapon without this permit could result in a third degree felony which is punishable by up to five years in prison. Concealing a weapon that is not a firearm may result in a first degree misdemeanor. If you were arrested on a gun charge in Brevard County for carrying a concealed weapon, call Ammediate Bail Bonds.

Other weapon charges in Florida include:

If someone you know has violated one of these laws and needs weapons charge bail bond in Palm Bay or Melbourne, call Ammediate Bail Bonds right now. We are open 24/7 and serve all of Brevard County.

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