Weapons charges are very serious offenses that carry stiff penalties if convicted. To fight these charges you need an experienced Columbus criminal defense attorney from Koenig & Owen, LLC to protect your rights. Some of the charges that apply as a weapons offense include:
- Concealed weapon
- Use of a weapon in the commission of a crime
- Unlawful discharge of a firearm
- Improper transportation of a firearm
- Possessing a deadly weapon unlawfully or possession of an illegal weapon
- Weapons under disability
- Unlawful sale and distribution of weapons
- Possession of a firearm by a felon
- Bringing a firearm into an airport
Your right to bear arms is a constitutional right. While many prosecutors will attempt to add a weapons charge when someone is arrested for another offense, our firm is well-versed in all manner of criminal defense charges and can fight to avoid the additional charges and penalties that the prosecution may attempt to apply.
Weapons Charges Defense Attorneys
There are many defenses we can undertake in protecting your rights, including unlawful search and seizure which may have led to a weapons charge. If police officers have no probable cause to search your vehicle or person, we can take aggressive measures to have evidence challenged and excluded.
Since weapons charges can be filed at both the state and federal level, it is important to act immediately to begin an investigation into your charges and prepare a compelling defense. The penalties for a conviction can be severe, leaving you with a criminal record and long term effects on your future. Let a criminal defense lawyer in Columbus work for you in seeking to exonerate you of all charges.
Contact a Columbus Attorney if you have been charged with a weapons offense.