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Orlando, FL 32806
Any assault that involves the use of a firearm or gun is classified as an Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, one of the most serious assault charges in Florida. Aggravated Assault with a Firearm is a third degree felony, which may lead to a prison sentence of up to five years. There are, however, minimum mandatory sentences associated with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm that make the charge particularly serious.
The lowest minimum mandatory sentence for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm is 3 years in prison. If the firearm was discharged during the assault, then the minimum mandatory sentence is 20 years. If someone is shot and seriously injured or killed, the minimum is 25 years. Additionally, even if the firearm was not discharged, certain types of guns carry 15 year minimum mandatory sentences such as machine guns and some semi-automatic firearms.
Aggravated Assault with a Firearm charges have serious penalties. Call Orlando criminal lawyers for a free consultation at (407) 956-2172.
Because of the minimum mandatory penalties associated with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm charges in Florida, it's important to have a criminal defense attorney working on your case early. Our attorneys will investigate your charges and advise you of all of your options. Together we will fight the charges and seek to avoid the harsh penalties. Call us anytime to discuss your aggravated assault case.
If you are looking at charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, contact one of our Orlando criminal lawyers at (407) 956-2172 to discuss your case.
Brown & Rice, P.A., serves clients in the Orlando, Florida, area, including the cities of Kissimmee, Winter Park, Winter Garden, Winter Springs, Longwood, Sanford, Deltona, Davenport, Lake Buena Vista, Deland, Daytona Beach, Mt. Dora, Ocala, Belleview, St. Cloud, Poinciana, Lake Mary, Apopka, Clermont, Maitland, Windermere, Heathrow, Lake Nona and Oviedo, as well as Orange County, Seminole County, Volusia County, Marion County, Lake County, and Osceola County.