GUN LAWS DEFENSE IN NORTH CAROLINA
Most weapons charges have very serious penalties in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina, 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 North Carolina? Are you facing a weapons offense in North Carolina?
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 North Carolina, then contact the SRIS Law Group North Carolina 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 North Carolina weapons crimes defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
North Carolina General Statutes § 14‑409.39 Definitions
The following definitions apply in this Article:
(1) Dealer. Any person licensed as a dealer pursuant to 18 U.S.C. � 921, et seq., or G.S. 105‑80.
(2) Firearm. A handgun, shotgun, or rifle which expels a projectile by action of an explosion.
(3) Handgun. A pistol, revolver, or other gun that has a short stock and is designed to be held and fired by the use of a single hand.
North Carolina General Statutes § 14-415.3 Possession of a firearm or weapon of mass destruction by persons acquitted of certain crimes by reason of insanity or persons determined to be incapable to proceed prohibited
(a) It is unlawful for the following persons to purchase, own, possess, or have in the person’s custody, care, or control, any firearm or any weapon of mass death and destruction as defined by G.S. 14‑288.8(c):
(1) A person who has been acquitted by reason of insanity of any crime set out in G.S. 14‑415.1(b) or any violation of G.S. 14‑33(b)(1), 14‑33(b)(8), or 14‑34.
(2) A person who has been determined to lack capacity to proceed as provided in G.S. 15A‑1002 for any crime set out in G.S. 14‑415.1(b) or any violation of G.S. 14‑33(b)(1), 14‑33(b)(8), or 14‑34.
(b) A violation of this section is a Class H felony. Any firearm or weapon of mass death and destruction lawfully seized for a violation of this section shall be forfeited to the State and disposed of as provided in G.S. 15‑11.1.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in North Carolina:
Mecklenburg County, Wake County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Cumberland County, Durham County, Buncombe County, Gaston County, New Hanover County, Union County, Cabarrus County, Davidson County, Catawba County, Johnston County, Onslow County, Iredell County, Pitt County, Alamance County, Randolph County, Rowan County, Robeson County, Orange County, Wayne County, Harnett County, Henderson County, Cleveland County, Brunswick County, Craven County, Rockingham County, Nash County, Burke County, Moore County, Caldwell County, Wilson County, Surry County, Lincoln County, Wilkes County, Rutherford County, Carteret County, Sampson County, Chatham County, Stanly County, Lenoir County, Lee County, Haywood County, Franklin County, Halifax County, Columbus County, Granville County, Edgecombe County, Duplin County.