Illegal Weapon Possession

A person may be charged with illegal possession of weapons if one has actual or constructive possession of a deadly weapon such as a gun, knife, etc, and the person is either not allowed to possess such a deadly weapon as a condition of a prior conviction or the possession is inconsistent with the laws for registration and possession of deadly weapons.

Consequences for a conviction on the charge of Illegal Possession of Weapons include:

  • Long or short-term imprisonment
  • Probation or parole
  • Loss of the right to own a deadly weapon
  • Significant fines
  • Other

Criminal Defense

Defenses of Illegal Possession of Weapons may potentially include:

  • Showing insufficient evidence
  • Proving factual innocence
  • Other

Our Criminal Case page provides more information on the following:

  • Why you may receive a stiffer sentence
  • What you can do to improve the outcome of your case
  • What The Cochran Firm can do to help you