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Weapons Charges Attorney In Parsippany, NJ
We’re Here To Help When You Face A Firearm Or Weapons Charge in Morris County Or Anywhere Else In North Jersey
A weapon or gun charge may affect your rights to use or own a gun. A gun crime charge may also result in serious penalties that include fines and jail time (see N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1, et seq.). If you have been charged with a crime while using a weapon in NJ, 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.
Consequences After a Gun or Weapons Charge in NJ
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 a Graves Act offense, you will need representation to ensure that you receive the best defense available given the facts of your case.
Is a Gun Charge a Felony in NJ?
All gun-related charges are second-to fourth-degree felony crimes in NJ. In addition, a defendant can face multiple charges explicitly relating to weapons, and the punishments vary.
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