NJ GUN OFFENSES DEFENSE LAWYER IN NEW JERSEY
Protect Your Gun Rights in New Jersey with the Help of a Criminal Defense Firm
New Jersey has some of the most stringent firearms laws in the United States, and its restrictions on gun ownership can be complex to navigate. Understanding New Jersey’s gun laws is crucial to avoid penalties such as imprisonment, substantial fines, and other consequences associated with firearm violations.
The Law Offices of Todd Spodek stands ready to assist you if you or a loved one has been charged with a gun violation in New Jersey. Our team of ten experienced defense attorneys has over 200 years of combined experience fighting for clients’ rights and protecting their freedom from undue harassment.
New Jersey Gun Laws
In the state of New Jersey, law enforcement officials enforce numerous gun charges including:
– Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm
– Possession of a Gun During CDS Activities
– Illegal Possession of a Rifle or Shotgun
– Unlawful Possession of a Handgun
– Possession of A Firearm for Unlawful Purposes
– Possession of BB or Pellet Gun
The consequences for being found with an unlawful weapon are steep since most handgun violations carry mandatory jail time. The severity of punishments is because possessing such arms might jeopardize public safety by putting people at risk.
What Guns Are Outlawed?
To reduce the number of deaths that result from firearms, some guns’ possession is prohibited within specific manufacturers, models, or types. Anyone caught possessing them faces severe repercussions that may include long jail terms and expensive fines. For example:
Algimec AGM1 type,
Armalite AR-180 type,
Australian Automatic Arms SAR,
Avtomat Kalashnikov type semi-automatic firearms,
Beretta AR-70 and BM59 semi-automatic firearms,
Bushmaster Assault Rifle,
Calico M-900 Assault carbine and M-900,
Chartered Industries of Singapore SR-88 type,
Colt AR-15 and CAR-15 series,
Daewoo K-1, K-2, Max 1 and Max 2, AR 100 types,
Demro TAC-1 carbine type,
Encom MP-9 and MP-45 carbine types,
FAMAS MAS223 types,
FN-FAL, FN-LAR, or FN-FNC type semi-automatic firearms.
Why You Need a Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney
It is unwise to attempt to defend yourself against gun possession charges given the severity of the offense. The right thing to do would be to seek an experienced criminal defense attorney who specialized in N.J. criminal defense so that you can achieve a favorable outcome. Without a skilled attorney’s assistance, you could face steep prison sentences or hefty financial penalties if convicted of gun possession charges.
Our legal team understands how prosecutors build their cases and what defenses are likely to succeed in firearms complaints. We have successfully helped many clients avoid incarceration and reduce gun charges by fighting illegal searches using motions to suppress evidence. Our attorneys have demonstrated that constitutional rights were violated in arrests leading to weapon seizures as a way of persuading judges not to allow illegally obtained evidence.
Are you Looking for Legal Representation?
If you are currently facing gun charges in New Jersey state jurisdictions, consider reaching out to our firm for help. We offer the guidance necessary throughout all stages of criminal proceedings, from arrest through appeals should they arise. Contact us today for more information on how we can help defend your gun rights!
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