The Effects Of Illegal Weapons Possession

Possession of a firearm without legal permission can lead to serious charges and potential penalties. It may surprise you to learn that you can face possession charges even if you did not have a gun in your hand. Regardless of the circumstances of your individual case, Campbell Law LLC can help you fight back, preserve your interests and effectively confront the charges against you.

What Is Having A Weapon Under Disability?

A charge of having a weapon under disability is simply illegal possession of a weapon. There are various scenarios that could constitute possession, and there are various reasons that could cause a person to be under disability. We will carefully evaluate your case, identifying the most appropriate course of action for you. Our lawyer April Campbell is a former prosecutor and experienced defense attorney, and she knows how to defend you against weapons charges and protect your right to possess a firearm in the future.

Are There Restrictions To Your Right To Own A Gun?

There are various reasons why you are under disability and do not have legal permission to have a gun. Some of the restrictions standing between you and your Second Amendment rights include the following:

  • Previous felony conviction such as those involving drugs or violent crimes
  • Domestic violence conviction
  • Ongoing felony indictments against you
  • Being unfit due to chemical dependency or because of ruling from a judge

Possessing a weapon under disability is a third-degree felony. Depending on your criminal history, you could face time in prison, and it could be critical for your future to present a strong and carefully prepared defense strategy.

How Could I Be In Possession If I Did Not Have The Gun On Me?

You can face this specific type of weapons charge, even if you did not have a gun or weapon in your hand. According to the principle of constructive possession, you may have possession of a weapon if it is where you would have reasonable control over it such as inside your vehicle or in your home.

The Importance Of A Strong Defense

When it is your future on the line, the experience of your defense attorney is a significant factor in the outcome of your case. Dublin attorney April Campbell takes weapons charges seriously, striving to provide both personal service and aggressive representation of the interests of her clients. We can explain your defense options in an initial consultation; Schedule yours at 614-356-8515 or email us for an appointment.