Long Island Weapons Offense Lawyer
Have you been charged with illegal possession of a weapon?
New York has some of the toughest weapons laws in the country, particularly
concerning firearms. Law enforcement is determined to get illegal weapons
off the streets, and to this end they are aggressive when dealing with
suspected weapons offenders.
If you are fighting weapons charges in New York, the firm strongly advises
that you retain their lead Long Island
criminal defense lawyers. There are many legal complexities concerning the illegal possession
Searching for a lawyer for a weapon offense charge?
Prime & O'Brien, LLP has the advantage of
formerly working as Assistant District Attorneys for Nassau County. They use all of the knowledge they gained serving in
that capacity to help their clients to have a powerful defense to weapons charges.
The trial lawyers can fight to clear your name. Get started on your case
now by filling out an
online case evaluation form.
Weapons Offense Penalties in New York
Being convicted of criminal possession of a weapon
can result in jail time of up to 15 years or more if there are other circumstances which compound the offense. For
example, if you bring a weapon into a public place, the charges are much
more severe than charges simply for having an unregistered gun in your
home. Misdemeanor charges of illegal possession of certain types of knives
or brass knuckles will not usually result in jail time, but they are not
Proving a Weapons Offense Case
Many people don't know that they are in violation of the law until
charges are filed. Being in possession of a weapon does not require you
to have it on your person. If you have exclusive access to a gun in your
car or in your home, you can be charged with illegal possession.
Aggressive Long Island Criminal Defense Lawyers
The defense to these charges can be difficult, which is why they aggressively
challenge every aspect of the arrest, search and seizure, witness statements
and any police interviews you may have participated in. The firm has the
trial experience and the respect of the courts.
Contact Prime & O'Brien, LLP today to discuss your case. The
first consultation is free and when they've had a chance to review the facts in your case, they
will provide you with our honest, experienced opinion concerning your
defense case. Their team knows what to do – call now at