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North Carolina Firearm Offense Attorneys

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees right of individual Americans to keep and bear arms. The right is not unlimited and does not prohibit all regulation of firearms.

Call immediately if you are facing any kind of state weapons offense: 704-286-6942 or toll free at 800-565-1435.

In North Carolina there are restrictions on the ability of certain classes of people from being able to possess firearms. Under NCGS § 14-415.1. A person that has been previously convicted of a felony cannot possess or have in his or her custody a firearm.

The punishment for Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon is punished as a Class G felon.

If you are charged with this offense you must be aware that it is also a Federal Crime to Illegally Possess a Firearm. It is important that your attorney understand not only the state ramifications of this charge but also the potential federal consequences. It is important to hire an attorney that can handle your case no matter where it ultimately is prosecuted. Our Charlotte Firearm offense attorneys practice in both State and Federal Court and can help

We can also help you to obtain a restoration of your right to possess a firearm. In 2012 the North Carolina passed NCGS 14-415.4 which allows certain persons with prior felony convictions to be able to restore their right to possess a firearm.

Contact Our Mecklenburg County Gun And Firearm Offense Attorneys

If you face gun or weapon charges in Mecklenburg County or anywhere in North Carolina, we are here to provide you with the skilled defense representation you need. Contact us today online or by telephone at 704-286-6942 or toll free at 800-565-1435 to arrange a free initial consultation with a knowledgeable Charlotte weapons violations attorney.