Despite the freedoms provided by the 2nd Amendment, gun use is tightly regulated by both state and federal governments. If a person is arrested on a gun crime charges, the consequences may be particularly serious. Many of these crimes can carry harsh sentences that may include jail, financial penalties, and the permanent loss of gun ownership rights. It’s important for anyone facing these allegations to know and understand their rights and options as a defendant.
Tough Legal Representation When You Need It Most
At Hart Powell, S.C., we’ve worked with clients to argue their side of the story against a determined prosecution intent on obtaining maximum sentencing for a criminal conviction. Both federal and state gun laws can carry severe penalties, and we believe in fighting for a client’s freedom against these drastic legal consequences. Some of the gun crime allegations we can help our clients fight include:
- Sale of illegal firearms
- Firearm possession by a felon
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Unlawful firearm trafficking
A conviction for any one of these gun crimes and others like them can have a permanent impact on a defendant’s life. Not only may they face the stringent penalties of the criminal justice system, but may also face lifelong professional and personal scrutiny as a convict.
If you’ve been charged with a gun crime in Wisconsin, you may want to closely consider what kind of legal options as available for your defense. To discuss how we may be able to help you fight these charges or work for a favorable plea bargain with the prosecution, contact an Appleton gun crimes defense attorney from Hart Powell, S.C. today at (414) 271-9595.