In the state of New York, an individual who is in criminal possession of a knife, handgun, gravity knife, brass knuckles, nunchaku, switchblade or another weapon could be charged with a weapon offense. In addition, an individual who sells, distributes or manufactures weapons or commits another type of crime while possessing a weapon could be charged.
Lawyers Who Understand What Is At Stake
The attorneys at Lerner & Lerner, P.C., are criminal defense attorneys who understand that a conviction can have a lasting impact on many aspects of your life. For this reason, we take these cases very seriously. We are always direct and honest in our dealings with clients. We look at the big picture before advising individuals on how to best resolve weapons offenses. We assist clients in all types of weapons charges, including:
- Illegal weapon possession
- Illegal possession of firearms
- Illegal weapon smuggling
- Unlicensed sale of weapons
- Assault with a deadly weapon
In New York State, you must have a license to own or possess handgun, it must be registered with the State and you must have a permit to carry the handgun. Penalties for possession of an unlicensed weapon have increased due to recent legislation in New York. A conviction could result in prison time, fines or probation. It’s important that you have an experienced Nassau County weapons lawyer on your side.
We Will Protect Your Rights. Call Us Today.
If you are seeking a criminal law attorney who has the experience, knowledge and determination to get results, contact Lerner & Lerner, P.C., by calling 516-741-4100.