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The Need to Prevent Youth Firearm Tragedies and the Legal Implications You Can Incur As a Result

By Donald C. Barrett, P.A. |

For all the potential benefits that come with firearms, we all know that they can also have negative consequences as a result of accidents which can happen to anyone. However, some firearm accidents are more dangerous than others. Perhaps the most tragic of these accidents are those that involve the youngest of our loved… Read More »

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Can Weapons Be Admitted Into Evidence if Not Used in Crime?

By Donald C. Barrett, P.A. |

When prosecutors present cases where weapons were used in the commission of an underlying offense, additional weapons owned by defendants are sought for admission into evidence. In admitting this evidence, the State of Florida is attempting to show that a defendant exhibits a pattern of gun ownership while attacking their credibility. As we look… Read More »

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