We're Here To Help When You Face A Firearm Or Weapons Charge

A weapon or gun charge may affect your rights to use or own a gun and may also result in serious penalties including fines or jail time (see N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1, et.seq.). If you have been charged with a crime while using a weapon, you will also face aggravated criminal charges with mandatory sentencing. At the law firm of James M. Porfido, we are committed to protecting the rights of our clients and defeating criminal charges associated with weapon and gun charges.

When faced with a weapon or gun charge, you may lose your right to carry a gun or incur other penalties, including fines and jail time. To begin building a defense in your case, please contact our firm. We will take immediate action to protect your rights and defeat the charges against you.

Under the New Jersey Graves Act, you face mandatory sentencing with a period of parole ineligibility. If you are charged with such an offense, you will need representation to ensure you receive the best defense available given the facts of your case.

Weapons Charges, Gun Permits And Your Rights

In addition to any criminal charges that may result from any allegation or offense, you may also lose your constitutional right to bear arms. We are experienced with all aspects of weapon and gun charge defense and can thoroughly investigate the facts of your case to challenge the allegations against you. We will appear in your defense at any hearing regarding a license or permit. You may have been using an out-of-state permit without knowing it was inadequate. We will explore every avenue of defense in your case to defeat your charges and limit the penalties you face.

Our legal team is experienced with all of the following:

  • Weapons charges: knife, baseball bat
  • Armed robbery or theft
  • Use of an out-of-state weapons permit
  • Felon in possession
  • Aggravated assault
  • The conceal and carry law
  • Domestic violence

Defending Against The Serious Penalties Of Weapon And Gun Charges

In addition to protecting your right to maintain a license, we also have experience defeating the underlying criminal charges related to weapons or gun use. We have defended clients against weapons charges including felon in possession, aggravated assault or domestic violence. A felon in possession will face issues of mandatory sentencing. We offer competent experience and strategic advocacy to protect your rights. You may be facing serious penalties and jail time, even if the weapon was a knife or baseball bat or any item that is utilized as a weapon for unlawful purposes. We will thoroughly investigate your case and use every available defense on your behalf.

Contact James M. Porfido to arrange an initial criminal defense consultation with an experienced Morristown, New Jersey Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.

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