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Orlando Weapon Offenses Attorney

Weapon Offenses

In the state of Florida, the criminal penalties for a conviction of many weapon offenses are extremely harsh. In fact, you could face serious consequences including substantial fines, jail/prison time, a permanent criminal record, and damage to your career and reputation. One example of just how harsh the criminal penalties are is the possession of a gun at the time you allegedly committed a crime, which could be 10 years. At Adams & Luka, our Orlando weapon offenses defense lawyers are dedicated to providing you with the skilled, aggressive legal representation you need to reach the best possible result.

The 10-20-Life Statute included in 775.087 was entered into Florida law in 1999. This statute stipulates that:

  • When an offender possesses a firearm/gun or other destructive device while committing or attempting to commit certain felonies, he/she will face a minimum prison term of 10 years
  • If the firearm is discharged, the minimum prison term will be 20 years
  • If someone is injured or killed by the firearm/weapon during the commission/attempted commission of the crime, the offender will face a minimum prison term of 25 years and maximum of life in prison
  • A convicted felon who is found in possession of a firearm will face a minimum of three years in prison
  • The minimum prison term will be served consecutively to any other imposed prison term

As you can see, the consequences of a conviction are extremely serious and will affect every aspect of your life.

We have successfully represented many clients charged with various weapon offenses, including but not limited to:

Regardless of how minor or serious your situation seems, you must consult with a highly qualified Orlando gun charge lawyer right away.

Central Florida Weapons Offense Lawyers Fighting to Protect Your Freedom

At Adams & Luka, we thoroughly investigate every detail of the charge against you. We understand there are situations in which a gun or firearm may be planted on someone unknowingly, or a firearm for which you had a permit stolen by someone else, who used it in the commission of a crime. There are countless scenarios which could result in an innocent individual being accused of a serious and life-changing crime.

In every criminal case, prosecutors must prove certain elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. We know there are many legal options, and will work with you to determine the most beneficial way to proceed. Whether it is possible to have charges dismissed or reduced, to seek probation rather than prison time, or becomes necessary to go trial and fight for an acquittal, we are equipped to handle the job.

Contact Adams & Luka Today

Weapon offenses are extremely serious, and could cost you your freedom, reputation, and career. It is vital that you take action on your own behalf by contacting an experienced and compassionate criminal defense attorney in Orlando. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we have the skill, experience, and thorough understanding of the criminal justice system to reach the result you desire and deserve. Contact us now for a free consultation at (407) 872-0307 or (352) 787-2101.

Client Reviews

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink