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What criminal charge have you been charged with?
Is this a state or federal charge?
What state are you in?
I live in florida it was a misdemeanor they said I have a restaning oder that says I can't have a gun and i had a shot gun that was one of my friends and got arested my friends got his gun back and now I have court on the 29th or this mouth and want to know what could happen i payed a 500 dollor bond
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Can you please tell me the exact criminal charge that is pending against you or provide me with the statute number that you are charged with violating?
It should be on your paperwork received from jail / police / court.
The exact charge is
Unfortunately, this is a serious first degree misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a fine for up to $1000 upon conviction.
So given the seriousness of this charge and potential up to 1 year jail sentence, it is important to consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney to represent you in your pending criminal case and this local attorney can fight for your rights and freedom in your criminal case.
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When, choosing a local attorney to represent you, it would be a good idea to choose someone who has a practice exclusively dedicated to criminal law, has at least 10 years of experience and handled similar matters and also regularly practices before the court located in the jurisdiction where your matter might be heard.
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