Firearms Law

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There is a myriad of Federal and State laws relating to the regulation of firearms in Florida. These laws affect the lawful ownership, purchase, sale, transfer, transportation and usage of firearms. Marcus & Myers represents individuals, gun shops, firearms ranges and other businesses with respect to the civil and administrative aspects of firearms law in Florida.

Ernie Myers, an AV listed partner of Marcus & Myers, is an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer, and is familiar with the aspects of Federal and Florida firearms laws. He has successfully assisted individual clients in appealing firearm purchase denials by the NICS National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and Florida Concealed Firearm or Weapon License denials by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Talk to Mr. Myers if you are faced with a firearms situation involving:

  • Carrying concealed weapons
  • Concealed weapons license
  • Firearm serial numbers
  • Impairment or intoxication
  • Juvenile offenders
  • Mandatory waiting periods
  • Off-duty law enforcement
  • Paramilitary training
  • Pharmacy weapons crimes
  • Public firearms discharge
  • Safe storage of firearms
  • Sale and delivery of firearms
  • Taking possession of arms
  • Use of self-defense weapon
  • Weapons for minors

We are familiar with compliance requirements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and work with federal firearms licensees to prepare and file the necessary documentation.

In the case of a legal disability which prevents an individual from possessing firearms or ammunition, Mr. Myers can assist clients with the process of restoring Florida Firearms Rights or applying for a Presidential Pardon, whichever is appropriate. Additionally, he is qualified to advise individuals on the ownership, possession, transfer, bequest, and transportation of firearms, including those regulated by the National Firearms Act.

For gun shops and firearms ranges, Mr. Myers is available to draft liability waivers and firearms purchase or rental contracts. Also, he assists such businesses with their leases, vendor contracts, employee agreements, and insurance policies.

In the event of accident or injury on the range, Mr. Myers is able to assist clients and their insurers with the potential civil liability which may arise. Additionally, Mr. Myers can assist Federal Firearms Licensees with their interaction with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Contact Mr. Myers at 407-447-2550 x304 or to discuss your firearms case.