Weapons-related charges can be quite serious and can elevate another criminal charge to a felony or more serious felony if you are convicted. Brandishing, discharging or possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime will most likely elevate misdemeanor charges to felonies and increase the severity of felony charges.
Gun Control in California
The gun-control laws in California can be complex and confusing. If you are facing gun charges or other weapons-related charges, it is in your best interest to seek the counsel of an aggressive, dedicated Los Angeles gun charge attorney who understands what must be done to obtain the most favorable outcome for your case.
In California, it is illegal to carry an unlicensed weapon. If you use a weapon to carry out a crime, charges may be escalated from a more minor charge to a much more severe one. If a weapon is used during certain violent crimes, such as a rape or a theft, you may be facing a possible strike under the three-strikes law in California. If convicted of a felony, you may be banned for life from owning a firearm.
Some Weapons-Related Areas We Focus On
- Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- Carrying an unregistered Firearm
- Carrying a Concealed Weapon
- Domestic Violence and Gun Rights
- Negligent Discharge of a Weapon
- Shooting at a Target or Victim
If you are facing weapons-related charges, you need a dedicated and aggressive California weapons charge attorney who can competently defend you and protect your constitutional rights.
To begin with, an attorney must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the California and federal search and seizure laws. If there is evidence that was illegally obtained, it is possible we may be able to keep it out of court.
Contact the The Cross Law Firm today. We have handled more than 10,000 criminal defense cases in the past seven years. We are available around the clock and will be happy to discuss your case and your choices when you contact us. Our Los Angeles weapons crime defense lawyers specialize in cases across southern California, including those Whether you are facing theft charges in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Riverside County or San Bernardino County. Contact the The Cross Law Firm today to discuss your case.. Call us now for a free, initial consultation.
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