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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

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Westchester Firearms Charges Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | July 27, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:23 pm

Firearms charges cover a broad range of crimes involving the use of firearms. They can be leveled against people on both the state and federal levels. The exact charges that a person might face will vary from state to state, depending on the circumstances outlined in each state statute.

The second Constitutional amendment ensures that every citizen of the United States has a right to bear arms. This amendment is considered a cornerstone of the rights of the American people. However, the amendment has also been the subject of a great deal of controversy and Congressional debates. Even though the right to bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment, every state has the right to regulate the way their weapons are owned and used.

Law enforcement and criminal prosecution officials tend to impose harsh penalties on people who commit firearms related offenses. This is because of the dangers that firearms can pose not just to the individual in question, but also to the general public.

Illegal Carrying of Weapons

Different states have different policies under which a person is permitted to carry a weapon. Some states have open carry laws, in which a person can carry a weapon in the open if they have a permit to do so. Some states have laws that allow people to carry concealed firearms provided they have a permit.

Regardless of the state, there are certain places that you cannot bring a firearm. For example, you will not be permitted to bring firearms into a hospital or clinic. Most banks and businesses also have rules against people bringing firearms inside. Even though you might have the right to carry a firearm, these businesses have the right to restrict your ability to carry that firearm while on their premises.

You should become familiar with the carrying laws of your state. Some states make it illegal for you to carry any loaded and unloaded firearms as long as you aren’t on your property. You also need to have the proper license for the firearm, and you need to make sure that you only use the firearm according to the lawful uses outlined in state laws. It’s also important that you not possess any illegal types of firearms. Machine guns and sawed-off shotguns are two types of illegal firearms. If you possess these, regardless of whether you do so on private property, you could be subject to criminal charges at the federal level.

The same laws that govern firearms also govern the use of other dangerous weapons. These include stilettos, blowguns, daggers, ballistic knives, and other weapons that can cause serious damage.

If you are brought up on firearms charges for carrying an unlicensed weapon, you could be subject to mandatory prison sentences of up to 18 months. If you face firearms charges for owning an illegal weapon like a machine gun, you might face life in prison if you’re found guilty.

For this reason, it’s imperative that you get in contact with an attorney as soon as possible. Make sure your attorney has experience negotiating firearms cases in your state. Because the laws regarding the possession of firearms vary so much from state to state, you need to make sure that your lawyer is familiar with your state’s regulations along with the federal regulations.

You might find yourself subject to multiple firearms charges for the same incident. When this occurs, you may also be subject to more severe penalties. If you’re convicted of multiple offenses, the prison sentences for these offenses must be served concurrently rather than simultaneously. This means that if you receive a three year sentence for one offense, and a five year sentence for another, you’ll be sent to prison for eight years.

Your lawyer will help you examine your options and create the best plan of defense for your particular case. Contact a lawyer immediately if you find yourself facing any kind of firearms charge.

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