Weapons Charges

Danbury Weapons Charge Attorney

Understanding Weapons Charges in Danbury

Possession of a weapon on school grounds, possession of a gun after being convicted of a felony, having a weapon in your possession during the commission of a crime, having a handgun without a current permit are examples of violations of Connecticut weapons laws. Conviction of a weapons charge can result in significant time in prison, community service, fines, and more.

Types of Weapon Offenses

Common types of weapons charges our firm handles include:

  • Unlawful carry

  • Unlawful discharge of a firearm

  • Carrying a firearm while intoxicated

  • Committing a felony while carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon

  • Felon in possession

If you or a loved one has been arrested on a weapons charge, work with an experienced Danbury criminal defense lawyer to protect your future. The legal team at the firm understands that the stakes are high. Schedule your free consultation.

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What Weapons are Illegal to Possess in Connecticut?

Connecticut prosecutors take a serious attitude toward a violation of the weapons and gun laws which can seem complex and involve severe penalties. For example, a person who has been using drugs or alcohol may not carry a loaded gun. These regulations are not limited to firearms.

There are a number of types of weapon which are against the law to have in your possession in Connecticut. Anyone caught carrying such a weapon can be charged with a felony, for example:

  • A knife with a blade longer than four inches
  • A switchblade
  • An electronic defense weapon
  • Metal knuckles
  • A BB gun
  • And more

Attorney in Danbury for Weapons Charge Defense

An experienced weapons charge attorney at the firm knows that the circumstances of each arrest are unique and require a unique defense strategy to match. Successful defense takes an intimate understanding of the laws and the enforcement procedures involved the criminal court system and procedures, and determination to gain the best possible result for each client. Call Jowdy & Jowdy immediately for a consultation with a skillful criminal defense lawyer who can answer your questions and discuss possible defense strategies with you.

Contact a Danbury weapons charge attorney at the firm will discuss your case with you and give you sound advice.


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