Category: Firearms Offenses

Defensive Force Decoded: Navigating Your Rights Under the Stand Your Ground Law

A gun and a gavel rest side by side on a desk, symbolizing the complex interplay of self-defense and legal judgment under Florida's Stand Your Ground Law

“Stand Your Ground” in Florida: Know Your Rights, Protect Yourself The words “Stand Your Ground” can spark heated debate. But whether you agree with the law or not, if you live in Florida, it’s a reality you can’t ignore. Understanding how this law works could mean the difference between freedom and prison time – for…
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Recreational Marijuana in Florida: What’s Next? Meltzer & Bell, P.A. Weighs In

The potential legalization of recreational marijuana in Florida continues to spark debate, raising questions about the impact on our state’s criminal justice system. Recently, WPTV explored this issue in-depth, including insights from Meltzer & Bell criminal defense attorney, Ari Goldberg. With our experience defending Florida residents facing marijuana-related charges, we offer our perspective on this…
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Navigating the Rules of Transporting a Firearm in Florida: A Guide to Legal Carry in Your Car

A gun laid next to a gavel, symbolizing the intricate process of navigating the legal rules for transporting firearms in Florida.

Navigating Florida’s laws on transporting a firearm in your vehicle is essential for every gun owner. As of July 1, 2023, you can carry your firearm in your car without a permit if it’s properly secured and not readily accessible for immediate use. Our comprehensive guide cuts through the complexities, ensuring you understand how to…
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Gun Buyback Program Allows Citizens to Sell Firearms to Local Government

West Palm Beach officials are making an advanced effort to get weapons off the streets by offering a unique gun buyback program to citizens throughout the city this weekend. Mayor Jeri Muoio has announced the gun buyback program saying the city is offering gift cards from different retailers for up to $100 for people who…
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