What Constitutes Weapon Charges in NYC?

Weapon Charges in New York City

Man pointing a gun

Law enforcement, particularly in New York City, are aggressively searching out illegal weapon possessions and aggressively prosecuting. The second amendment to our country's constitution states: the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. In the course of trying to protect people, law enforcement can sometimes violate the constitutional rights of another.

If this has happened in your case, skilled criminal defense legal counsel can take hard-hitting action to move that any charges against you be dropped immediately. There are local, state and federal laws that place restrictions on the possession, use, sales or trafficking, manufacturing, and importing or exporting of deadly weapons.

Penalties for convictions of any of these crimes can be quite harsh. If you are facing any type of weapon charges in the New York City area, a NYC criminal attorney from H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. can help you. We can handle cases that range from firearm possession to assault with a deadly weapon or murder.

The state of New York may considers these items as weapons:

  • Firearms
  • Ammunition
  • Dart Guns
  • Stun Guns
  • Knives
  • Explosives
  • Swords

Arrested for a Gun Charge at an airport?

You may have many reasons to explain your possession of a firearm at an airport, and in the event that you were arrested it is time you contact a NYC criminal lawyer at our firm immediately. Whether or not your charges were merely for possession or for an act of violence, if you are convicted these consequences with the law may be severe. In light of the many gun incidents across the country, our state takes these charges very seriously and will seek to prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. If you have been charged specifically for an airport gun offense, seek legal counsel as soon as possible.

H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. – Reliable Defense

Looking for a lawyer for a weapon charges case in NYC? The laws concerning weapon offenses are enormously complex. There are both state and federal laws that must be known by your defense team. For a skilled attorney, there are many ways to fight alleged weapon charges against his client. Our firm is proud of our record of success in defending clients against all manner of weapon charges and other violent crimes.

Life can take some nasty turns, but we firmly stand on the principle so basic to our justice system: innocent until proven guilty. We will fight tirelessly to keep that true. We enjoy nothing more than helping people turn a very bad situation into a positive outcome. Chances are high that we can help you.

Please call us today at (646) 770-0989 or visit our website for a free case evaluation.