Many violent crimes come with the inclusion of a weapons charge as well. If you are facing any type of weapons charge, you might be in a legal battle for your life. These charges are associated with considerable time in prison if you are convicted.
These penalties, along with the possibility of being branded a felon, can have a significant impact on the rest of your life. We realize that thinking about this isn’t pleasant, but we are here to help you address the issues and come up with a defense strategy.
When you think about a defense strategy for weapons charges, you need to decide on the focus of your defense. This can be either being found not guilty, or it can be minimizing the penalties that you will face. Once you decide on the goal, it might easier to focus on moving forward with your defense.
There are many factors in a weapons charge that you might be able to question. Determining these now can help you to decide where you should focus your efforts. One thing that might be possible is calling the prosecution’s claims about what happened during the incident into question. Remember that the prosecution has to prove that you committed the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. Your job is to sow seeds of doubt during the trial.
Sometimes, the weapons charges come in conjunction with other charges. In these instances, you need to address all the charges together in order to compile a comprehensive defense strategy. As your case moves forward, we will determine what options you have and help you with your chosen approach to the charges.