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  • Fort Lauderdale Office

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    101 N.E. Third Avenue
    Ground Suite 110
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Dedicated Florida Attorney Defends Individuals from Gun and Weapons Allegations

Experienced lawyer represents defendants in the Fort Lauderdale area facing firearms charges

Allegations of illegal weapon possession, use or sale can lead to severe federal and state penalties. If you're facing gun charges in the Fort Lauderdale area or Florida, you need an advocate who understands the relevant statutes and constitutional issues. Richard A. Merlino Criminal Defense Law helps ensure that our clients' rights are secured at every stage. Whether you're accused of violating Florida laws on possession or federal regulations on weapons sales, I have the skill and experience to create a strategy designed to achieve your best possible result.

Proven litigator provides strong representation for all types of federal weapons charges

At Richard A. Merlino Criminal Defense Law, I deliver comprehensive legal support for any weapons issue governed by federal law, including:

  • Second Amendment rights
  • Brady Bill background checks
  • Alleged sale to ineligible purchasers
  • Possession in prohibited federal areas
  • Registration and weapon classification

I have the background and knowledge to guide you through the specific rules and procedures in federal court while defending your rights.

Determined counselor helps individuals confront alleged violations of Florida gun laws

If you've been arrested on a gun charge or other weapon issue, my firm can safeguard your rights for all types of allegations, including:

  • Illegal discharge of a weapon
  • Violation of concealed carry provisions
  • Use of prohibited or modified weapons
  • Breaking of possession or storage rules
  • Unlawful weapon use in a self-defense situation
  • Violation of purchase or permitting requirements
  • Aggravation of other criminal charges due to weapon use

No matter the specific circumstances of your case, I have the background to explain your legal situation clearly and the skill to help deliver the best possible result.

Contact a Florida criminal defense firm ready to fight for you in weapons litigation

If you have been accused of a weapons-related crime, you need a dedicated advocate with experience defending against all types of gun and other charges. With an office in Fort Lauderdale, Richard A. Merlino Criminal Defense Law is ready to deliver a strong defense for you in a gun case or other criminal matter. Call 954-317-9024 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation.