New Orleans Weapon Offenses Lawyer

Experienced Weapon Offense Lawyers Serving Clients in New Orleans, Louisiana

Weapons OffensesWeapons charges can be very serious charges to face. For those who have been convicted of a felony previously, possession of a firearm can lead to state or federal criminal charges. In state court, you will be looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 to 20 years. In either state or federal court, you will be facing severe penalties. Apart from the severity of the consequences that you can face as a felon in possession of a firearm, another remarkable aspect is the ease with which such a charge can be applied to you. If the police can in any way make a convincing case that you had a gun in your possession, you will be charged. The gun may simply have been in the same house or vehicle as you were in to qualify as being in your possession. Ownership of a firearm is irrelevant. Someone else may own the weapon, but if you are in possession, you may be charged. Possession includes constructive possession, which means any firearm that is in your care, custody, or control.

Our New Orleans weapon offenses lawyer has been providing highly skilled and compassionate criminal defense for gun possession charges and all other weapons charges. With 30 years of courtroom experience to guide our defense of your case, we can construct effective legal strategies that are designed to create the best possible results for you.

Experience Matters When Facing Weapons Charges

If you have been charged as a felon in possession of a firearm, where you have been charged makes a difference. Depending on where you are charged, you may be indicted in federal court, rather than state court. We are familiar with the way these charges are handled in Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish, Plaquemines Parish, and St. Charles Parish. Our extensive experience in both state and federal courts means that we will be able to provide you with exceptional criminal defense in either court.

Our New Orleans weapon offenses lawyers also defend clients against other charges such as the illegal discharge of a firearm.

Contact Our Experienced New Orleans Weapons Offenses Lawyer

If you are facing weapons charges in Southern Louisiana, let our decades of experience create a solid defense for you. Call or simply contact us online to schedule your initial consultation.

New Orleans Criminal Defense New Orleans Criminal Attorney

Address: 505 Weyer St
Gretna, LA 70053

Phone: (504) 368-8440

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
Phones are open 24/7

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