Boston Firearm Possession Attorneys
Weapons possession is the subject of a complex set of laws in Massachusetts, and charges related to illegal gun possession, sales and transport are also relatively common in federal court – you need Boston Firearm Possession Attorneys.
Many of the relevant laws and penalties are not well known by ordinary citizens – leading to many cases in which, despite no intent to violate a law, people face substantial jail terms, possible minimum mandatory sentences, loss of jobs and other devastating consequences.
Consequences of Conviction
Any charge of unlicensed gun possession is serious. Even more serious is being charged with carrying a firearm on your person or in your vehicle, which carry minimum mandatory sentences in both state and federal court. These offenses — and certainly any weapons charges brought in federal court – call for tenacious, resourceful representation by an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
Motions to Suppress
Led in this practice area by founding partner Jack Cunha, our law firm based in the heart of downtown Boston is a proven resource for defense on gun possession charges and other criminal allegations. Our attorneys’ decades of experience challenging evidence on grounds of illegal search and seizure and other violations of individual rights has proven a tremendous asset for people accused of serious offenses including:
- Unlicensed firearms possession
- Unlicensed carrying a firearm
- Possession of illegal weapons including double-edged knives and those classified as assault weapons
Gun possession by a minor under 21 years of age
- Felon in possession of a weapon — sometimes requiring investigation into the original felony conviction
Fast Action to Get Qualified Counsel May Be Critical for Your Future
If you are facing any illegal gun possession charge or other weapons charges, your freedoms and future are on the line. For focused, knowledgeable Boston firearm possession attorneys, contact us at 617-523-4300 to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.