Illegal Firearm Possessions Defense

Charged with Illegal Firearm Possession in the Bay Area?

Our Oakland Criminal Attorney Can Fight for Your Rights

If you are charged with illegally possessing a firearm, you are looking at consequences that could alter your life. Not only could you spend months in jail, but you would have a weapons offense on your permanent record, carrying this taint into nearly every important interview and application. This is a time when you cannot afford to be without the strongest defense lawyer possible.

At the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, we have mounted successful defenses for our clients for nearly a decade, keeping records clear and keeping people out of jail. Find out how our passionate team can advocate for your full rights when you call us now to schedule your free consultation!

Understanding Illegal Gun Possession in California

In this state, it is illegal to possess a gun without a license, and there are some people who will be denied a license due to developmental or moral grounds. This means that an individual younger than 18 cannot legally possess a gun, nor can a convicted felon. Even for someone who does have a license to own a firearm, you usually cannot carry a gun outside of your property without a concealed carry license.

Without the proper licensing, it is illegal to take a firearm within a school zone, a public place, or a state park. California law also generally prohibits carrying a gun if you are picketing, at a polling center, or taking public transportation. The law even stipulates that you cannot carry a gun at the Sacramento "Cal Expo" center. Unfortunately, all it takes is some confusion on the law, or one simple mistake, and you could find yourself in hot water. No matter how serious the charge may be, you could have powerful defenses to wield.

Call Our Oakland Firearm Attorney Today!

You can begin by discussing your case for free with our attorney. You can learn about your rights, and our legal team can customize a plan of action for your case in light of your unique circumstances. Perhaps your charge was the result of an illegally conducted search. Or maybe officers did not follow procedure when making the arrest. We can evaluate the situation to come up with a defense tailored to help reach the best possible resolution to your case.

Get started with a free evaluation today! We proudly help clients in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord andthe surrounding areas.

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