Gilbert Weapon Offenses
A weapons offense in the State of Arizona involves the illegal use or discharge of a firearm, possession of an illegal weapon, possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony (if you have not had your rights restored), using/possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime, and various other violations. If you have been charged with a weapons offense, you could be facing serious penalties upon conviction, additionally, if anyone was injured during the incident, then the penalties can increase significantly. It is important to seek the advice of experienced legal counsel to discuss your options before making any decisions regarding your case.
Some of the acts that constitute a weapon offense include the following:
- Possessing an illegal weapon
- Possessing a stolen weapon
- Illegally discharging a firearm
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Using a weapon during the commission of a crime
- Committing a drive-by shooting
- Violating probation or parole by possessing a firearm
If you have been charged with any type of weapons offense in Gilbert, your penalties could include extensive prison sentences, fines, probation and other penalties. In some cases, the terms of probation or parole may result in prohibiting the possession of a firearm. In this case, a person who possesses a firearm has not only committed a weapons offense, but would also be in violation of the terms of parole or probation, which will result in additional penalties.Charged With a Weapon Offense in Gilbert? This Firm can Help!
It is important that you contact the firm as soon as possible in order to seek the advice of experienced legal counsel at the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC. Attorney Trent Buckallew has been serving residents of Gilbert, Arizona and the surrounding area with criminal defense matters since 1999 and has a proven track record of success in the countless cases he has successfully resolved over the course of his career. He has extensive experience in litigating all types of criminal cases, from simple misdemeanor violations to complex felony charges and has made appearances in courts throughout the State of Arizona, including City/Municipal Courts, Justice Courts, and Superior Courts.
Contact the Firm today for a free evaluation of your case.