In Florida, a person can legally possess a firearm, but there are many restrictions.  Carrying a Concealed Weapon in Florida can result in a criminal charge, including a third-degree felony.  However, there are several exceptions to this law, and Bob Sombathy has 28 years of experience navigating this often complex area of criminal law.  

Guns / Firearms are often used to enhance the penalties of other crimes. Several defenses are applicable to Gun / Firearm charges. Self-defense, Stand Your Ground, the law of “possession”, the gun case safe harbor, and a valid permit are just a few examples.

Other Weapons Charges

Other possible weapons charges in Florida include:

  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm
  • Possession by a Convicted Felon
  • Improper Exhibition of a Firearm

Bob Sombathy has Over 31 Years of Experience in Criminal Law

As a criminal defense lawyer, Bob Sombathy has represented thousands of clients charged with felonies.  As a former Chief Homicide Prosecutor, Bob Sombathy was trusted with the most important and high-profile cases in all of Criminal Court.  Pre-trial motions and skilled negotiation are often useful strategies in obtaining a positive result for a client, but a lawyer must also have a proven track record in the courtroom so the client gets the best possible representation.  Bob Sombathy has tried over 150 felony jury trials and is among the 1% of Florida lawyers who have earned Board Certification as a Criminal Trial Law Specialist as designated by The Florida Bar.   

If you, or someone you know, has been accused of committing a felony charge, contact Bob Sombathy or call at 850-769-5532.