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Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life.

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We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

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Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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Tarrant County Gun Charge Lawyer

A weapons offense can blemish your criminal history for life. Don’t take a chance on being convicted. Call a Tarrant County gun crime attorney at our office today.

Believe it or not, Texas does have laws surrounding carrying, handling, and concealing weapons. If you aren’t aware of these laws and you violate one of them, you can be charged with a gun crime. Failure to take your charges seriously could negatively impact your criminal record and, ultimately, your life.

If you’ve been charged with a firearms violation, contact a Tarrant County gun charge lawyer at our office. We can help defend you against a conviction, keeping a weapons offense off your record.

Firearms Offenses in Tarrant County, Texas

Many people aren’t aware of Texas’ gun laws, and they may unwittingly violate them. For example, in some public places, it is against the law to carry a weapon. If you inadvertently carry a gun into these places, you could be charged with a gun crime.

Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your charge, a gun charge lawyer in Tarrant County may be able to get your charges reduced or dismissed. The following are some of Texas’ gun crimes and the level of seriousness of each. The legal penalties for these offenses can be stiff, but the other effects can be even worse and longer-lasting:

Firearms OffenseOffense Classification
Unlawful carrying of a weaponUsually a Class C misdemeanor
Carrying in places where weapons are prohibitedThird-degree felony
Unlawful carrying of handgun by license holderClass A misdemeanor or third-degree felony
Unlawful possession of firearmCan be classified as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on circumstances
Prohibited weaponsCan be classified as a Class C misdemeanor, a state jail felony, or a third-degree felony
Unlawful transfer of certain weaponsA Class A misdemeanor or state jail felony

Defenses Against a Gun Violation in Tarrant County

Don’t make the mistake of assuming there are no defenses against your charges. There are always defenses available if you have the right attorney to investigate and find the flaws in the prosecution’s case. Here are some example defenses a Tarrant County weapons charge attorney can use to defend you against a conviction:

  • You weren’t actually in possession of a weapon.
  • There was a misunderstanding.
  • Someone framed you.
  • The weapon you were carrying wasn’t illegal.
  • The police made procedural errors.
  • The police stopped you illegally.

Reach Out to a Tarrant County Gun Charge Attorney

No matter what kind of weapons offense you’ve been charged with, a criminal attorney from our office can formulate a strong defense for you.

You may think you’re as good as convicted, and you may be tempted to sign that first plea agreement, but an experienced lawyer is likely to get you a better deal—or get your charges dismissed completely.

Contact the Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy today. We offer a free initial case review so you can talk to a Tarrant County gun charge lawyer before deciding to hire us. Call 817-605-1010 or complete the online contact form below.

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