Defending Your Future, Protecting Your Second Amendment Rights

Gun charges may have a significant impact they can have on your life, particularly for immigrants who risk their immigration status. Based in Denver, our team of criminal defense lawyers at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., has extensive experience defending clients against a variety of firearms crimes. We stand ready to offer a vigorous defense for those accused of weapons offenses, including misdemeanors, felonies and federal charges.

Types Of Gun Offenses And Their Consequences

Gun offenses carry serious penalties, and navigating these charges requires a keen understanding of both the law and the stakes involved. Here’s a brief overview of common gun charges and their potential penalties:

  • Illegal possession of a firearm: Up to three years in prison and significant fines
  • Unlawful purchase of a firearm: Two to six years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000
  • Possession of a firearm by someone with a previous conviction: Up to three years in prison and fines up to $100,000
  • Illegal discharge of a firearm: Up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $100,000
  • Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit: Up to one year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines for a first offense

Further consequences could include the revocation of your gun ownership privileges. If you are an immigrant, certain gun crimes on your record could prompt deportation proceedings. You will need criminal defense attorneys like ours to negotiate a plea bargain, defend you at trial and fight to keep your immigration status.

Take Immediate Action To Protect Your Rights

If you’re facing gun charges, the time to act is now. The attorneys at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., are well-equipped to handle violent crimes and firearms offenses. Contact our Denver law office at 303-536-5134 or send us an email for a free consultation.

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