Weapons Charges Attorney in Woodstock, Georgia
Jay G. Wall Law
Facing weapons charges in Georgia can be a complicated and confusing experience. Knowing applicable weapons laws helps exercise the right to a fair defense. Thus, the first step is understanding what to expect when facing weapons charges.
Getting the right legal counsel is crucial for anyone facing weapons charges. The Law Office of Jay G. Wall is prepared to fight for individuals’ rights to a fair defense.
Don’t Face Weapons Charges Alone
Weapons charges are a serious matter. As a result, penalties are harsh. As your legal team, Attorney Jay G. Wall will assess the aspects of your case and craft a solid defense strategy to maximize your prospects of the best possible outcome for your unique circumstances.
The Law Office of Jay G. Wall proudly serves clients across Woodstock, Georgia, and the surrounding areas of Cartersville, Canton, and Marietta.
Protect Your Rights Call today (678) 362-3176 to schedule your consultation.
Common Weapons Charges in Georgia
Unlawful possession of weapons, including firearms.
While Georgia is a relatively gun-friendly state, state law bans the possession of various weapons such as sawed-off shotguns and rifles, machine guns, so-called “dangerous weapons,” and silencers. These restrictions also apply to knives with a blade 12 inches or longer.
Carrying a concealed weapon.
Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Possessing a firearm without a license.
Pointing a firearm at someone
Possessing a firearm in the commission of a crime.
Georgia Open Handgun Carry Law
Please note that the Constitutional Carry Act, signed in April 2022, removes license or permit requirements for weapons carrying in most public spaces. Nevertheless, it is highly advisable that individuals maintain legal permits up to date in order to avoid confusing incidents in which possession without a license charges may be filed.
Where Are Weapons Prohibited in Georgia?
While carrying weapons is legal in most public places, there are some important restrictions to consider. Otherwise, the consequences can be severe.
Possible Penalties for Weapons Charges in Georgia
Carrying a weapon without a license
Carrying a weapon without a license is considered a misdemeanor as a first offense. Convicted individuals may face a prison term of under a year or a fine. Subsequent convictions are considered felonies and may face prison terms of over a year and a fine.
Possession of weapons by a felon
Unlawful weapon possession
Illegal use of a weapon
In other instances, a trusted criminal defense attorney can help prosecutors focus charges correctly. Criminal defense attorneys are prepared to examine cases closely in order to determine the best possible defense for individuals facing weapons charges.
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If you are facing weapons charges, contact my law firm online or call my office in Woodstock today at (678) 362-3176 to schedule your consultation.
Weapons Violations Attorney in Georgia
Getting the right legal counsel is crucial for anyone facing weapons charges in Woodstock, Georgia, or the surrounding areas of Canton, Marietta, and Cartersville.
The Law Office of Jay G. Wall is prepared to fight for individuals’ rights to a fair defense. Reach out today to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney. The clock is ticking. Get help from a trusted criminal defense attorney today.
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