Irving 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 crime.
In the Irving and Dallas area The Goolsby Law Firm can defend you if you are accused of unlawful carrying of a weapon. Attorney Mike Goolsby has two decades of experience in defending the rights of individuals charged with a criminal offense in this area. As a prior trial attorney with those County district attorney’s office he has extensive experience of how the criminal court system works in this area from both sides, this wealth of knowledge will be put to work for you to get you the outcome you desire in your case.
As you can see the penalties for this offense are fairly severe, and being convicted of a class A misdemeanor is very serious. You will be prevented from gun ownership, find it difficult to gain employment in many cases, and have a criminal record that is accessible to employers and business partners.
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.
Texas is well-known for having very lenient gun laws, however if you break these laws, you will find that these offenses are treated very harshly by the courts. At The Goolsby Law Firm we believe that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and that the state must be made to prove any criminal charges to the fullest extent of the law. Attorney Mike Goolsby will work for you to make sure this happens in your case.
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.