Weapons Charges

Dallas Weapons Charges Attorney

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Texas is one state that allows individuals to open carry a firearm. However, no matter how lenient gun laws in Texas are, anyone can still be prosecuted with a weapons charge. Additionally, weapons charges are not exclusive to firearms. Texas Penal Code Chapter 46 details other weapons charges that involve switchblade knives, brass knuckles, and explosives including grenade and bombs.

If you have been accused of a weapons offense, the Dallas criminal defense attorneys at Berlof & Newton, P.C. are prepared to protect your rights.

We handle a variety of weapons charges including:

  • Brandishing discharging a weapon
  • Carrying a weapon unlawfully
  • Conceal and carry license violations
  • Convicted felon in possession of a firearm
  • Possession of an illegal firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession of a stolen or unregistered weapon
  • Transferring a weapon unlawfully

To ensure you have the dedicated legal representation you need in your corner, call us immediately for a free consultation at (214) 494-8990.

Punishment for Weapons Charges in Texas

If you are facing a weapons charge, the penalty range will depend upon the circumstances surrounding your case.

In Texas, the various penalty ranges are as follows:

  • Class B misdemeanor weapons offense- Up to 180 days in county jail and $2,000 in fines
  • Class A misdemeanor weapons offense- Up to one year in county jail and $4,000 in fines
  • State jail felony weapons offense- 180 days to two years in state jail and $10,000 in fines
  • Third-degree felony weapons offense- Two to ten years in prison and $10,000 in fines
  • Second-degree felony weapons offense- Two to twenty years in prison and $10,000 in fines
  • First-degree felony weapons offense- 5 to 99 years, or life, in prison and $10,000 in fines

Regardless of the weapons charge you may be facing, we encourage you not to delay retaining the hard-hitting legal defense you need. At Berlof & Newton, P.C. we are proud to have over 40 years of combined legal experience and are prepared to tenaciously defend your rights.

Call our office for a free consultation at (214) 494-8990.

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