Gun and Weapons Charges
California Penal Code defines Gun and Weapon Chagres. There are many different charges including Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony and Illegal Assault Weapons. Many innocent people get falsely accused of these serious offenses. If you or your family member has been arrested for these charges CALL NOW for a FREE CONSULT with an experienced attorney in DEFENSE of GUN CHARGES at (209)-824-4520.
There are several possible defenses to assault with a deadly weapon, but some of the main ones are:
- You are legally permitted to carry a firearm
- You carried a firearm in self defense
- You were charged with assault but you didn’t have the actual ability to harm anyone
- You were unaware the gun was in your possession
- The gun was located during an illegal search
Weapons charges can come as either stand alone charges or as enhancements to other charges. The Consequences greatly vary depending on how its charged. If charged as a misdemeanor it would result in a maximum confinement of one year in county jail. If charges as a felony it could result in up to 10 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. It could even result in a life sentence in it is associated with seriously injuring someone. Additionally all of these charges could result in the temporary or permanent loss of your right to possess firearms all together.
For more information about your charge and potential penalties and defenses contact an attorney immediately. If you or your family member has been arrested for these charges CALL NOW for a FREE CONSULT with an experienced attorney in DEFENSE of WEAPONS CHARGES at (209)-824-4520.