Dallas Weapons Offenses Lawyers
Even though Texas has some of the most liberal gun laws in the country, there are still state and national laws that restrict the ownership of certain types of weapons, in addition to how and where these weapons can be carried and transported. Being charged with violating any of these regulations can have significant effects on an individual’s livelihood, so if you are facing weapons charges of any kind in the state of Texas, you cannot afford to take chances with your defense.
Guns are an extremely controversial political topic, and unfortunately, individuals who find themselves accused of weapons charges often risk being made an example of by law enforcement officials, making effective criminal defense all the more important. At the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter, our legal team has been helping individuals in Dallas facing weapons-related charges for years, and we know what it takes to protect your rights and your good name in the face of a weapons-related accusation.
Common Weapons Offenses
From violating Concealed Handgun License restrictions to being found in possession of an illegal weapon, there is a wide variety of criminal charges that one could face in relation to weapons ownership, sale, or transportation. Some of the most common of these offenses include:
- Unlawfully carrying a weapon
- Concealed handgun license violations
- Concealed guns or firearms at airports or other public places
- Unlawfully brandishing or discharging a weapon
- Illegal sale of a weapon
- Being a felon in possession of a firearm
Additionally, starting on January 1, 2016, licensed handgun owners can openly carry their weapons in the state of Texas in many circumstances. Click here if you were arrested for violating Texas’ open carry laws.
A conviction on any of the above could have significant effects on your personal rights and freedoms, making it difficult for you to find employment, further your education, and even find a place to live. As such, if you are facing these or any other weapons charges, take action today to get the best defense possible.
Talk with a Dallas Gun Crimes Defense Lawyer Today
If you or someone you love is facing a weapons-related charge of any kind, our lawyers from the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter can help to make sure that your rights are upheld throughout the legal process. Call (214) 845-7007 for the aggressive, experienced legal representation you need.