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Florida Gun Law: Armed & Educated (5th Edition)

May 15, 2024

Updated for the release of the 5th Edition Available On-line Florida Gun Law: Armed and Educated 5th Edition – now available in paperback.  Available in paperback on our website, and coming soon to Amazon.com. DIGITAL VERSION available now in the U.S. LawShield Freedom Store. Updated The entire book has been reviewed and updated to keep you…

Immunity and Confusion

June 19, 2024

Self-Defense Immunity Law Update Self-Defense Immunity from Prosecution Whenever a person in the state of Florida acts in lawful self-defense, they are considered immune from criminal prosecution and civil lawsuits that are based on the self-defense. Of course, this law does not stop people from being arrested or sued when actual self-defense incidents occur. If…

Restoring Firearm Rights

June 14, 2024

Restoration of Firearm Rights There is a common misconception that a non-violent felony will not affect your firearm rights or that an older criminal charge will go unnoticed.  Those assumptions, however, are incorrect.  Under federal law, most felony convictions will strip you of your Second Amendment right to possess a firearm and those old charges…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Bump Stock Ban!

June 14, 2024

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Bump Stock Ban On June 14, 2024, the United States Supreme Court struck down ATF’s ban on bump stocks. As with many of ATF’s rules, the Supreme Court found that the ATF was misapplying and unlawfully expanding the powers that the law grants them to regulate certain firearms. For those…

A Job Well Done – 3 Times!

May 17, 2024

Although we rarely write articles about our cases, this one is special.  Thanks to the hard work of attorney Christine Vazquez and the entire team at the Firearm Firm, our clients can sleep at night with no criminal charges hanging over their heads.  This case is worth talking about for 2 reasons.  First, our clients…

“Engaged in the Business” – BS! 26 States Fight Back!

May 15, 2024

26 States Are Fighting Back Against ATF’s “Engaged in the Business” Rule Since the ATF published Final Rule 2022R-17F Definition of “Engaged in the Business” as a Dealer in Firearms in the Federal Register on April 19, 2024, 26 states along with various Second Amendment organizations filed lawsuits, all on May 1, 2024, against Attorney…

The Real Threat to the 2nd Amendment

April 15, 2024

Untrained and Overzealous Law Enforcement and Prosecutors are the Biggest Threat to your 2nd Amendment Rights! We constantly hear in the news about proposed legislation to make it more difficult to purchase firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories.  Frequently, legislation is proposed to ban this firearm or that and we see the national and local gun…

Lawsuit Completely Dismissed!

March 06, 2024

Joe Schilling was previously granted immunity in a 2021 lawsuit, but now the entire case has been dismissed against the remaining Defendants.  In a previous post on April 27, 2023, we wrote about a lawsuit against Joe Schilling, a former professional mixed martial artist and Muay Thai world champion kickboxer we had the privilege of…

Are Federal Firearm Prohibitions Keeping You Disarmed?

March 04, 2024

FEDERAL PROHIBITIONS ON POSSESSING FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION The Federal Gun Control Act prohibits certain persons from possessing or receiving firearms and ammunition.  See U.S.C. § 922(g) and (n).  These prohibitions apply to individuals in every State and may not be avoided by moving from one state to another.  In addition to federal prohibitions, each State…

Criminal Law and Expungements: 2 New Websites by Katz & Phillips, P.A.

February 21, 2024

Criminal Law and Expungement.  Katz & Phillips, P.A. also know as “The Firearm Firm” is proud to announce the launching of two new websites. NEW – Low Cost Automated Expungements The first new website we have launched will allow you to expunge or seal your prior criminal cases using today’s cutting edge technology.  Not sure…

What is a Bail Bond and How Does it Work?

January 15, 2024

What is a Bail Bond and How Does it Work? The United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights describe many rights that you are probably familiar with. The first Amendment’s right to free speech, the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms, and Fifth Amendment’s right to remain silent are just a few of the…

Do Snowbirds Have a Right to Carry Concealed in Florida?

November 16, 2023

Many “snowbirds” wonder if they can carry concealed in Florida. Each winter out-of-state “snowbirds” flock to the Sunshine State in hopes of avoiding brutal blizzards and freezing temperatures.  Most of Florida’s seasonal visitors come from the northern New England states or Canada. While some individuals have the luxury of owning a second home in Florida,…


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