Allen Gun Lawyer
Unlawful carrying of a weapon (UCW) is an extremely serious charge. If you are stopped by the police and discovered to be carrying a weapon you are not legally entitled to do you will face this allegation. If you intentionally carry a weapon about your person, including a handgun, illegal knife, or club, and it is discovered during police search, you we facing a class A misdemeanor, if when you are caught you are on a premises licensed to serve alcohol this could raise to a felony.
If you have been charged with unlawful carrying the weapon in the Dallas or Allen area call The Goolsby Law Firm as soon as you can. Attorney Mike Goolsby has two decades of experience protecting the rights of people accused of a criminal offense in this area. As a prior trial attorney with the District attorney’s office he has more experience of criminal trial procedure then any other practicing defense lawyer in the area.
Penalties for unlawful carrying weapon in Allen can be very severe, a class A misdemeanor can have long-lasting and devastating repercussions, and life as a convicted felon is even more difficult. You can be prevented from owning a gun, renting certain property, may find it difficult to get employment, and you will have a criminal record that is accessible to potential employers, business partners, and other interested individuals. In addition to this if you are not a US citizen you could face deportation, and if you are applying for full citizenship this could be refused.
While Texas may have some of the most lenient gun laws, any transgression of these laws will be treated extremely harshly by the courts. An accusation of unlawful carrying of a weapon is not the end, there are many defenses you can make against this type of charge. Criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby believes the state must be made to prove any accusations against you to the fullest extent possible. By reviewing evidence collected against you and aspects of any search and seizure of property and other matters he will explore every possible avenue to defend you and challenge this charge.
If you are questioned by the police you are entitled to have your attorney present. You may be tempted to use the services of the public defender, however they are not often able to give your case the concentration it deserves due to their heavy caseload. You should make sure you protect your lifestyle and liberty by having effective representation during this period. With experience trial attorney and criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby by your side it can often lessen the seriousness of the charges filed, and even if they are filed in the first place.
If you have been charged with unlawful carrying a weapon (UCW) in the Dallas or Allen area than The Goolsby Law Firm can help you. We will thoroughly investigate the situation that led to the accusation, collect evidence, and do everything to vigorously protect your rights and freedom in this matter. We offer a completely free initial consultation where you can discuss your case either over the phone or in our office, attorney Mike Goolsby will strive to get the best possible outcome in your case. Call us in complete confidence today.