Weapons Charges in Plano, Texas
If you or someone you know has been accused of any type of criminal offense
that involves a firearm or other weapon, we can help. There are a variety
of weapon-related offenses, many of which are felonies or may result in
enhanced penalties applied to other crimes. It is absolutely crucial that
you talk to a
defense lawyer as soon as possible about your options in challenging these charges.
Types of Weapon & Firearm Charges
Most people think of firearms when the topic of weapon charges is brought
up. However, there are many different items that may be considered weapons.
The following are some of the types of objects that may be covered under
Texas weapon laws:
Club - Nightstick, Tomahawk, Mace, Blackjack
Explosive Weapon - Bomb, Grenade, Rocket, Mine
Handgun - Firearm Designed To Be Fired with One Hand
Illegal Knife - Knife with Blade More Than 5 ½ Inches Long, Sword, Spear, Bowie Knife
Gun - Machine Gun, Short-Barrel Firearm, Zip Gun, or Any Other Type of Gun
Chemical Dispensing Device - Device Made to Dispense a Dangerous Chemical
A defendant may also face criminal charges for various activities related
to these types of weapons.
These may include the following:
- Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
- Possession of an Illegal Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon in the Commission of a Crime
- Discharge or Use of a Weapon or Firearm in the Commission of a Crime
- Unlawful Sale or Distribution of Weapons
Plano Criminal Lawyer for Weapon-Related Charges
It does not matter what type of weapon-related charges you may be facing.
You may be in danger of serious penalties, and a lawyer can work to help
you avoid these.
To learn more about how we can represent your interests,
contact a defense lawyer at The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC.