Weapons Charges in the Military
Criminal Military Defense Attorney
If you are facing a weapons charge and are in the military or reserve,
you will need a competent
military criminal defense lawyer to represent you. Weapons charges can occur if you have been accused of
stealing a military weapon, possibly to take home when completing your
term of duty. They can also occur if you were to illegally use your firearm
in a criminal activity while serving in the military. Regardless of the
situation, this is a serious penalty that can result in imprisonment and
a dishonorable discharge, which can affect the rest of your life.
International Defense Attorney Handling Weapons Charges for Military Members
When dealing with weapons charges in a military setting the charges can
become more complicated due to the complexity of military justice laws.
As in civilian law, there can be additional charges brought to bear when
a crime is committed with the use of a weapon. Below are some common weapons offenses:
- Selling or delivering guns
- Using a gun while under the influence of alcohol/drugs
- Manufacturing firearms or other guns
- Discharging a firearm in public
- Brandishing a gun
- Illegal possession of a firearm
- Carrying a concealed gun
- Improper exhibition of a firearm or guns
The penalties for gun violations are severe and can result in considerable
jail time and other sanctions against a service member. Any crime committed
while using a gun will automatically have increased penalties and sentences.
If you are facing weapons charges, it is vital you reach us right away.
Our aggressive and experienced team of military defense lawyers will focus
on how best to defend you against the charges brought against you. Following
our complete confidential interview, we will be able to determine the
correct strategy to pursue in defending your case. Our legal team has
been serving the military for many years and will skillfully represent
your interests wherever you may be posted worldwide.