In the state of Massachusetts, guns are highly regulated and the laws surrounding the use of weapons are very strict. There are a wide range of different weapons offenses you could find yourself facing. If you have been arrested or are being accused of a crime involving a gun, you need to hire a Brockton criminal defense lawyer from Benzaken & Wood LLP to represent you.
Depending on the way that the weapon was allegedly used, you could be facing very severe penalties. For example, if you are found with a legal firearm in your possession, you could find yourself arrested for a felony. If a gun in your possession was allegedly used in a crime, you could face a substantial period of time in jail. You should never take chances with charges of this nature. A competent criminal defense lawyer from our firm is prepared to defend you against weapons offenses.
Gun crimes are most often charged as felonies, because of the serious nature of the offenses. Even being in possession of an assault weapon or a gun that holds a substantial amount of rounds could lead to a felony charge. It is important to choose your representation carefully, as the attorney you hire can make an incredible difference on the outcome of your case.
You may face felony charges if you are found in possession of:
The Brockton criminal defense lawyers at our firm have the extensive knowledge of criminal law you need on your side. We are not afraid to go to battle for our clients, fighting aggressively against the charges you face. Our team understands that you are facing extremely serious charges that could lead to very negative consequences if you are convicted. Your future is on the line and you can count on us to fight for your freedom.