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Air Travel with a Firearm in Fort Lauderdale: Dos and Don’ts

By Haber Blank, LLP |

While you can legally bring your firearm on plane journeys in many situations, it is important to approach this process in a careful manner. Before heading to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, you may wish to review the various laws and regulations that apply to air travel with a firearm. Doing so may save… Read More »

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What Happens if My Child Brings a Firearm to School in Fort Lauderdale?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Parents may receive phone calls from high schools for a number of reasons, but this situation can be particularly tense when firearms are involved. As a parent, you might have a million questions when you learn that your child has been caught with a firearm on school premises. This issue is unfortunately quite common… Read More »

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Accidental Discharge in Fort Lauderdale: Will I Face Penalties?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

According to one study, there are approximately 430 unintentional firearm fatalities in the United States each year. In 2022, 19 of these deaths occurred in Florida – according to data from Florida Health. If you have accidentally discharged a firearm in Fort Lauderdale, you might be wondering what kinds of penalties you will face…. Read More »

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Felons Face Serious Consequences for Firearm Possession in Florida

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Although incarceration and fines represent the most obvious consequences associated with felonies, convicts may also lose certain rights after convictions. A felon cannot possess a firearm in the State of Florida, and any attempts to obtain a firearm may result in serious penalties. A number of felons have faced these penalties within the past… Read More »

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What Happens if I Defend Myself with a Gun that Doesn’t Belong to Me?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

In life-or-death situations, victims often find themselves using weapons that may not belong to them in their defense. What happens after you successfully defend yourself with a weapon that isn’t yours? What happens if you use an illegal firearm? How does Florida deal with this type of situation, and what kind of consequences might… Read More »

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