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Firearm Crimes

June 6, 2018Practice Areas

What is a Firearm crime?

Drug and sex crimes, assault, burglary and robbery are crimes that often involve guns or other firearms. If you are consvicted of committing such a crime while in possession of a firearm, penalties will be enhanced. You may be sentenced to years in prison and required to pay substantial fines. You will also lose your right to own firearms, and have a criminal record.

Crimes involving firearms are taken very seriously in the state of California. Whether it is your first offense or you are a convicted felon, it is crucial that you consult with an experienced firearms crimes lawyer immediately. You may be under investigation, or have already been arrested.

Whether you have been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a loaded firearm in public, brandishing a weapon, or assault with a firearm, our gun crimes lawyers are skilled when it comes to defending individuals arrested for firearms crimes.

How can a gun crimes defense attorney defend you when you have been arrested for a firearms crime such as assault with a firearm?

There are several effective defenses that lawyers use to defend the legal rights of their clients. For example, you may have been acting in self-defense or defense of others during the assault. If you were found to be in possession of a concealed weapon, your lawyer will work to determine if police performed an illegal search and seizure, or if other missteps were taken leading up to your arrest. Firearms crimes defense lawyers know how prosecutors work, and that mistakes are often made by law enforcement that could work to your benefit.

At Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC our skilled San Francisco-based attorneys are extremely adept and capable of defending the legal rights and freedom of those accused of, or charged with firearms crimes. If you or a loved one have been arrested for an offense involving a firearm, contact one of ourexperienced and qualified firearms crimes defense attorneys today. Do not wait. The earlier we can begin work on your case, the better the outcome will be.