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Gun Crimes

Gun Crime Charges in New York City

Charged with a weapon-related crime?

Weapon Crimes

There are so many different types of weapons charges that you could possibly face in New York. For example, even if you are holding an item that is not normally used as a weapon (for example, a cooking utensil or walking stick) in a manner that appears threatening or if you use such item as a weapon, you could be facing weapons charges.

Of course, the more deadly the weapon that you use, the more severe the charges could be. If you are found in possession of a firearm and you don’t have the proper license, you could be facing a felony charge. If you have an unlicensed, loaded gun outside of your place of business or your place of residence, you could be forced to spend a minimum of 3.5 years in jail.

Don't take chances with your case. Contact our NYC criminal defense lawyer for legal help anywhere in Westchester, Bronx, Manhattan, Scarsdale or a surrounding area.

What to Do After Being Charged

Gun crimes are extremely serious in New York. As soon as you have been charged with a gun crime, it is very important that you speak with an experienced and aggressive NYC criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser who can offer you the legal assistance that you need.

Combatting Your Felony Charges

Felony charges related to gun crimes are very common. For example, even if you are simply in possession of a pistol magazine that holds more than ten rounds, you face a felony charge. You also could be charged with a felony if you possess any type of assault weapon, such as:

  • Assault rifles
  • Military-style automatic or semiautomatic guns
  • Automatic weapons

The criminal lawyers at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser have the experience and aggressive attitude toward your defense that you need. The attorneys understand that you are facing very serious charges that could include extensive jail time. Your way of life could be at serious risk. Your case can benefit from the dedication that a NYC criminal defense attorney from our firm can offer you. You will receive the peerless defense of a powerful legal group combined with the personal attention and exceptional service of a boutique law firm. For this reason, we ask you to reach out today by filling out a free case evaluation form.

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