Legal Question in Criminal Law in Florida

Say a person id a convicted felon. gets caught carrying a fireaem & pills with out a perscription. how much time is this person looking at?

Asked on 12/10/10, 6:46 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Craig Epifanio Craig Epifanio, P.A.

You could be charged both under state law and federal law; in fact, both could file charges against you and double jeopardy does NOT apply. Under state law there is a mandatory minimum of 3 years. Under federal law, there is a mandatory minimum of 5 years. Depending on the facts the minimums could rise and the maximum could be life. It goes without saying that you need an attorney immediately.

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Answered on 12/15/10, 6:56 am

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