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Lakeland Firearm Defense Attorney & Lawyer Lawrence Shearer, PLLC providing professional Firearm Charge Defense and other Criminal Defense Services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, Highlands County, and Hardee County Florida.

In the State of Florida, firearm charges are serious crimes. It is illegal to conceal a firearm without a proper license, but if you have the proper permit you may carry a concealed firearm. However, even when you have a license, violating any restriction may result in you still facing legal obstacles, including criminal charges.

Being arrested with a firearm without the proper permit or license is a whole different situation. The ramifications of weapons charges under this condition is extremely serious; especially if you are arrested with firearm during the course of another crime

Our Firm represents the legal rights of those who require experienced legal services relating crimes involving a firearm or deadly weapon, as well as criminal offenses which do not involve a firearm or deadly weapon including, but not limited to:

Aggravated Assault

Aggravated Battery

Firearm Licensing Violations

Murder – Manslaughter

Improper Exhibition of a Firearm

Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm

Firearm Possession by a Convicted Felon

Armed Burglary

Armed Robbery

Armed Sexual Assault

Armed Trespass

Armed Kidnapping

Domestic Violence

Airport Arrests


Federal Firearm Crimes

As a law firm providing experienced firearm defense attorney & lawyer services assisting Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, and Highlands County Florida residents with criminal defense legal issues, we are committed to protecting the legal rights of each and every client, while always striving to provide the highest standard of legal representation.

If you require representation regarding a firearm charge, make sure your legal rights are protected by seeking the legal advice of an experienced Lakeland firearm defense attorney & lawyer. Contact Lawrence Shearer, PLLC at (863) 665-6895, to schedule a confidential legal consultation.

When certain felony crime charges include the use of a firearm it is important to know that the State of Florida has the 10-20-Life Statute (775.087) which mandates:

A minimum 10 year prison term for certain felonies, or attempted felonies in which the offender possesses a firearm or destructive device;

A minimum 20 year prison term when the firearm is discharged;

A minimum 25 years to LIFE if someone is injured or killed;

A minimum 3 year prison term for possession of a firearm by a felon;

The minimum prison term is to be served consecutively to any other term of imprisonment imposed.

Lawrence Shearer, PLLC aggressively defends the legal rights of those charged with a firearm crime in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, or the Highlands County Florida area.

Lawrence Shearer, PLLC provides you with an experienced Lakeland criminal defense attorney & lawyer. Contact Lawrence Shearer, PLLC, at (863) 665-6895, to schedule a free confidential legal consultation.

Lawrence Shearer, PLLC

Lawrence Shearer, PLLC provides representation for all misdemeanor and felony offense clients in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, and Highlands County, Florida. This includes, but is not limited to DUI, domestic violence offenses, drug offenses, drug trafficking, theft, frauds, firearm offenses, burglary, sexual offenses, pornography, white collar crimes, robbery, battery, appeals, probation violations, and murder cases. We can also handle the sealing and expunging of criminal records.

Lawrence Shearer, PLLC provides you with an experienced Lakeland criminal defense attorney & lawyer. Contact Lawrence Shearer, PLLC at (863) 665-6895, to schedule a free confidential legal consultation.

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Shearer Defense can handle cases in the investigative stage and can help persuade law enforcement to not file formal charges. Retaining Lawrence Shearer, PLLC in the initial phases of a criminal case increases your chances for a successful resolution of your case. If necessary, our firm employs private investigators and forensic specialists to fully investigate your case, and to protect your rights. We file all appropriate pretrial motions to litigate the defenses you may have. If your case goes to trial, we will pick a jury, cross-examine State witnesses, and present your defenses.

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Shearer Defense is a Lakeland based Criminal Defense Lawyer and Attorney Firm, providing intense criminal defense in State and Federal courts in Polk County,Florida; and the neighboring counties of Hillsborough, Osceola, Orange, Hardee, and Highlands. Over 40 Years of Experience! Click to Call 863-665-6895 NOW!