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Weapons Crimes Archives

Can you still buy an AR-15 in Florida?

The AR-15 is one of the most common and popular rifles in the country, but it is also one of the most controversial. Some have called for "assault weapons" like the AR-15 to be banned. They are designed along similar lines as military weapons -- they're auto-loaders, for instance, with a semi-automatic firing system -- and they have large-capacity magazines.

Brass knuckles are not just made of metal

Brass knuckles, as the name implies, are traditionally made of metal. They saw a lot of exposure in combat in the early part of the last century -- in both world wars -- and metal designs were tough and easy to produce. In many cases, they were actually attached to other weapons, like knives. They were a last resort for soldiers in a close-quarters battle.

Requirements for a charge of robbery

Committing a crime in Florida does not mean that your life is over. It does not mean that you will be in jail for years on end. It all depends on the crime you committed, the evidence collected and how strong the defense to the charges are that you built with your defense attorney. Today, we will take a look at the requirements for a robbery charge in Orlando.

What are some common defenses to weapons charges?

Facing a weapons charge in Florida is never easy. You likely aren't sure what you will come of your freedom or your ability to own a firearm. It's always important to know the law ahead of time so you aren't faced with any surprises should you wind up charged with a weapons crime. Let's take a look at some of the defenses you can use to a weapons charge in today's post.

Reviewing the assault laws in Florida

Assault is a serious crime that land you in jail for a long time if you aren't able to have the charges reduced or dropped. As you begin your fight against the assault charges levied against you, it's a good idea to review the assault laws that are in place in Florida. This should help you build a defense for your case.

Exploring the accidental discharge of a firearm

Owning a firearm is a right in the United States. It is also a right that can easily be taken away if you use firearm illegally, even if it happened to be an accident. Today, we will explore the topic of accidental discharge of a firearm in Florida and how it can lead to criminal charges.

What is the difference between dangerous and deadly weapons?

Weapons crimes are common occurrences in Orlando, Florida, and throughout the rest of the state. Not all weapons crimes will result in you facing decades in prison or thousands of dollars in fines. There are two big distinctions between the types of weapons that can be used in the commission of a crime and these distinctions affect the charges and subsequent sentencing.

Discussing the types of assault crimes in Florida

Crimes occur all across Florida often and without warning. Many of these crimes fall into the category of assault. Assault can happen to anyone at anytime. These crimes can cause injuries to victims that can range in severity from minor to severe. Assaults fall into a wide range of categories.

How to defend against theft charges in Florida

Facing a weapons charge in Florida can be very daunting, especially if you have never been charged with such a crime. A common crime with a weapon is that of theft. Theft has been and will continue to be a common crime so long as people struggle to find work or battle an addiction. Here are some ways you can defend against theft charges in Orlando.

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