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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.
Call us at (973) 370-9788 or contact us online today to speak to a weapons charges attorney and to get a free consultation.
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.
In addition to facing criminal charges that may result from a weapons offense allegation, you may also lose your constitutional right to bear arms. We are experienced in all aspects of weapon and gun charge defense and can thoroughly investigate the facts of your case to challenge the allegations against you.
Experienced Weapon and Gun Lawyer in New Jersey
We will appear in your defense at any hearing regarding a firearm 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 out-of-state weapons permit
- Felon in possession (certain persons offense)
- Aggravated assault
- The conceal and carry law
- Domestic violence
Criminal Defense Lawyers That Defend You Against the Serious Penalties of Weapon and Gun Charges In Morris County, New Jersey
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 with a deadly weapon, and domestic violence. The penalties for all of these offenses are severe. For instance, a felon in possession will be subject to mandatory sentencing.
Choosing the Right NJ Weapon and Gun Lawyer
We offer competent experience and strategic advocacy to protect your rights. You may be facing serious penalties such as fines and jail time, even if the weapon was a knife, a baseball bat, or any item that can be 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 online or call him at (973) 370-9788 today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced Morristown, NJ criminal trial attorney.
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We have worked both sides of criminal cases. We are committed to helping individuals who face criminal charges.
- Protect your rights
- Minimize the impact on your daily lives
- Fight for best possible case outcomes and explore all defenses to achieve best results
- Prevent criminal charges or convictions from damaging future opportunities
- For clients dealing with domestic violence, addiction and more, we will connect you with experts to ensure you get the help you need