Common Questions about California Gun Laws
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Under the Second Amendment, Americans have the opportunity to own a firearm. However, there are certain instance where these rights can be revoked, such as after a person is convicted of armed assault, in unlawful possession of a deadly weapon, or brandishing a weapon where it isn’t legal. If you were accused of a gun crime, get help from the Gun Queen—Virginia L. Landry—for a California gun law attorney with three decades of experience and a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating.
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Below, you can find answers to some of the common questions our clients ask. We are happy to meet with you and discuss these issues further during a free consultation. Get started by calling today.
How much jail time could a person receive for a gun crime charge?
For a gun crime such as carrying a concealed firearm in California, you could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $1,000. However, like most laws, it depends. If you have criminal history, some gun crimes can be automatically charged as felonies and can carry jail sentences of up to three years and fines of up to $10,000.
If you are being charged with a gun crime, you need to get yourself a California gun authority who understands the laws. The Gun Queen stands ready to fight for your continued right to own a firearm. With careful legal planning, the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry can help you tell your side of the story to obtain the best possible outcome for your situation.
Is assault with a deadly weapon a felony?
Sometimes. Because the nature of the charge depends on the circumstances present during the crime, it could be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. The court will take into account what was used in the crime, if anyone was injured, and whether or not the accused willfully committed the assault. Penalties become more severe if the person attacked a police officer, firefighter, or other protected public official.
How much jail time could a person receive for possession of a firearm?
Depending on the weapon, the location, the person’s criminal history, and whether or not a crime was committed, jail time for possession of a firearm could be anywhere from one year up to eight years.
What is a concealed weapon?
A concealed weapon is a loaded firearm that is hidden from view. In California, you are not allowed to have a concealed weapon without the right permit. Without this permit, you are subject to criminal penalties. Find out more about obtaining a carrying concealed weapons (CCW) permit by calling the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry.