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Overcoming Weapons Charges in Las Vegas

Weapons Charges

Nevada has several laws that regulate the possession of firearms and weapons, such as knives and incendiary devices. Minors, people with felony records and certain other individuals cannot possess firearms. It is against the law to aim a firearm at another individual. You cannot possess a firearm on school property, airports, post offices and many other public and private buildings. The justice system aggressively prosecutes crimes involving weapons, especially firearms. The possession of a weapon during a burglary, an assault or another offense is considered a felony.

A conviction can mean mandatory incarceration in a state correctional facility. If you are arrested and charged with a weapons crime, contact our office. It is imperative that you discuss your case with an experienced criminal defense attorney Las Vegas. There may be procedural issue or evidence that demonstrates that you did not intend to violate the law. These factors may enable us to get the charges dropped or reduced.

Our team will conduct a thorough investigation. We will obtain a copy of the arrest warrant and analyze the evidence used to support the charges. This will enable us to build a strong argument on your behalf. A conviction on a weapons-related crime has serious implications for your future. A felony record threatens your ability to earn a living and travel outside the United States. You can’t own a firearm in the future.

We understand how to protect your rights and fight aggressively to ensure the most favorable possible outcome.