GUN LAWS DEFENSE IN VIRGINIA
Most weapons charges have very serious penalties in Virginia. 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia? Are you facing a weapons offense in Virginia?
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 Virginia, then contact the SRIS Law Group Virginia 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 Virginia weapons crimes defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
- 18.2-279. Discharging firearms or missiles within or at building or dwelling house; penalty
If any person maliciously discharges a firearm within any building when occupied by one or more persons in such a manner as to endanger the life or lives of such person or persons, or maliciously shoots at, or maliciously throws any missile at or against any dwelling house or other building when occupied by one or more persons, whereby the life or lives of any such person or persons may be put in peril, the person so offending is guilty of a Class 4 felony. In the event of the death of any person, resulting from such malicious shooting or throwing, the person so offending is guilty of murder in the second degree. However, if the homicide is willful, deliberate and premeditated, he is guilty of murder in the first degree.
If any such act be done unlawfully, but not maliciously, the person so offending is guilty of a Class 6 felony; and, in the event of the death of any person resulting from such unlawful shooting or throwing, the person so offending is guilty of involuntary manslaughter. If any person willfully discharges a firearm within or shoots at any school building whether occupied or not, he is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in Virginia:
Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Chantilly County, Virginia Beach City, Prince William County, Woodbridge County, Manassas City, Manassas Park, Chesterfield County, Henrico County, Loudoun County, Norfolk County, Chesapeake County, Arlington County, Richmond County, Newport News County, Hampton County, Alexandria County, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Portsmouth County, Hanover County, Albemarle County, Roanoke County, Montgomery County, Suffolk County, Rockingham County, Frederick County, Fredericksburg County, Augusta County, Lynchburg County, Bedford County, Fauquier County, York County, Pittsylvania County, James City, Henry County, Campbell County, Washington County, Franklin County, Harrisonburg County, Northern Virginia & Hampton Roads.