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What is 10/20/LIFE?

Whitney S. Boan Protecting Your Right

Video Transcript

10-20-Life is the terminology that’s heard very frequently in terms of the Florida legislation that’s been in existence for quite some time now regarding the possession, discharge, and use of firearms in criminal offenses. In other words, it involves a reference to the sentencing that someone could be exposed to under Florida law for committing crimes where they use firearms or are accused of even possessing a firearm at the time a crime was committed. In order to further understand what 10-20-Life law means in terms of your criminal case if you have any exposure to sentencing under that structure or otherwise, you should speak to a lawyer before you make any decisions and understand better what your exposure could be.