Fort Worth Gun Lawyer
If you are searched by the police at any point and are discovered will weapons you are not authorized to carry you will be charged with unlawful carrying a weapon (UCW). For the purposes of this law, weapons can include guns, handguns, clubs, or illegal knives. This is a serious offense, and do not underestimate the severity of the situation in which you find yourself when charged with it. You will most likely be facing a class A misdemeanor, if however when you are discovered with an illegal weapon and you are on a licensed premises were alcohol is served, this will be increased to a felony grade crime.
If you have been charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon in the North Texas and Fort Worth area then The Goolsby Law Firm can help. With two decades of experience defending the rights of individuals criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby has the necessary knowledge and expertise to get you the outcome you desire in any criminal matter. As a prior trial attorney with the District attorney’s office he has knowledge of exactly how the criminal court system works in this area and will use all of this expertise to help you.
An accusation is not the end of the road there are always defenses you can make against the charge of unlawful carrying a weapon (you CW). Whenever you are questioned by the police you are entitled to have your attorney present and having an experienced one by your side will give you the best chance of reducing the severity of the consequences of this charge, and if it results in a misdemeanor, felony, or dismissed entirely. Do not rely on an overworked public defender that often will not have the time to concentrate on your case due to the massive workload they are under.
Penalties for this crime of unlawful carrying a weapon in Texas can be very severe. The results of a conviction can last for very long time after the sentence has been served. You may be facing jail time, probation, community service, and other penalties. Life with a criminal record can be very difficult, you will be stopped from owning a gun, prevented from holding certain professional licenses, find gaining employment difficult, stop you from renting property, and other consequences. As well as this your record will be available for any employers or potential business partners to look at.
Although Texas is well-known for having some of the most lenient gun laws in the country, if you break these laws will find that offenses of this matter are treated very harshly indeed by the courts. It is essential that you offer a strong defense against these types of accusation, the state must be made to prove any allegations against you to the fullest extent and attorney Mike Goolsby will make sure that a vigorous defense is offered, and matters of proof and evidence are challenged were possible to get you the best outcome in your circumstances.
Call The Goolsby Law Firm for a free consultation today to discuss your case and possible defenses you can make against the allegations against you. Our complete discretion is assured at all times.