GUN LAWS DEFENSE IN NEW YORK
Most weapons charges have very serious penalties in New York. Law enforcement is not tolerant when weapons are used illegally, and the full force of the legal system will be brought to bear on you in such a case. If you have been charged with any weapons offense in New York, it is crucial that you contact a SRIS Law Group weapons offense attorney.
The following are some of the different types of weapons charges:
- Possession of a concealed weapon
- The use of a weapon in the commission of a felony act
- Brandishing a dangerous weapon
- Possession of a weapon by a convicted felon
- Illegal transportation or selling of firearms
- Possession of a firearm without a legal permit
Have you been charged with a weapons offense in New York? Are you facing a weapons offense in New York?
How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event. Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark. The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health. You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.
You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used. You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.
If you need help to defend yourself against a weapons offense in New York, then contact the SRIS Law Group New York weapons charge defense lawyers for help.
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
Our New York weapons crimes defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
New York Penal§ 265.03 Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree
A person is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree when:
(1) with intent to use the same unlawfully against another, such person:
(a) possesses a machine-gun; or
(b) possesses a loaded firearm; or
(c) possesses a disguised gun; or
(2) such person possesses five or more firearms; or
(3) such person possesses any loaded firearm. Such possession shall
not, except as provided in subdivision one or seven of section 265.02 of
this article, constitute a violation of this subdivision if such
possession takes place in such person’s home or place of business.
Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree is a class C felony.
§ 265.04 Criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree
A person is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree when such person:
(1) possesses any explosive substance with intent to use the same unlawfully against the person or property of another; or
(2) possesses ten or more firearms.
Criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree is a class B felony.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in New York:
Kings County, Queens County, New York County, Suffolk County, Bronx County, Nassau County, Westchester County, Erie County, Monroe County, Richmond County, Onondaga County, Orange County, Albany County, Dutchess County, Rockland County, Oneida County, Niagara County, Saratoga County, Broome County, Ulster County, Rensselaer County, Schenectady County, Chautauqua County, Oswego County, Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County, Ontario County, Putnam County, Tompkins County, Steuben County, Wayne County, Chemung County, Clinton County, Cattaraugus County, Cayuga County, Sullivan County, Madison County, Warren County, Livingston County, Washington County, Herkimer County, Columbia County, Otsego County, Genesee County, Fulton County, Chenango County, Tioga County, Franklin County, Allegany County.