Many people feel the need to carry a weapon of some sort to help keep them safe. What they might not realize is that the need to feel safe could eventually lead them to face some type of criminal charge because of it. They might not even think about what might happen, but it is a chance they take.
One thing that might happen is that you might walk into a situation in which you feel the need to protect someone else. This is often seen as a noble act, but it is one that must be handled in the proper manner or criminal charges can come up. For example, you can’t leave the scene of a crime to get your gun then come back and shoot someone.
We know that most individuals who own a weapon legally intend to only use it in a lawful manner. If you find yourself facing criminal charges, we can work with you to explore the defense options that you have so that you can make choices about how you are going to proceed.
Another possibility is that you might have used your weapon, even unintentionally, in the commission of a crime. This can also bring up charges that can impact the remainder of your life. We can work with you in these cases to potentially minimize the consequences that you will face because of this.
All weapons charges must be taken seriously. These felonies can mean that you have to adjust your lifestyle since you will be forever branded a felon. We can help you to learn about the options and get your defense moving forward.