Milwaukee, WI Firearm Offenses Lawyer
The Milwaukee firearm offense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. have been aggressively fighting for the rights of our clients for many years. Our extensive experience representing those who face firearm offense charges has helped us to thoroughly understand the legal issues surrounding all types of firearm violations. Firearm offenses often carry serious legal consequences, including lengthy prison sentences and heavy fines. In many cases, firearm offenses may result from confusion. The state laws concerning firearms are not always clear and even the smallest mistake could lead to jail time.
According to state law, the following activities are punishable firearm offenses:
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Carrying a weapon in public
- Unlawful sale of a firearm
- Unlawful discharge
- Possession of a firearm in a public building
- Transportation of a loaded firearm in a vehicle (automobile, boat, aircraft, etc.)
- Felon in possession of a firearm
If you have been charged with a firearm offense, it is imperative that you contact an attorney immediately. Speaking to local authorities without legal representation will only help to build a case against you. Although you may be tempted to speak out in your defense, it is important to remember that anything you say can be used against you in a court of law. It is in your best interest to comply with a police officer’s requests, but to remain silent until you are able to speak with an attorney.
The Milwaukee firearm offense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. understand that knowledge is the key to a successful defense and will work diligently to gather any piece of information needed to provide you with a strategic, powerful defense. The attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. have an in-depth understanding of the techniques used by state prosecutors and will work to aggressively oppose their claims. Contact the Milwaukee firearm offenses lawyers today to learn more about how we will fight to protect your rights. For more information on our superior legal services, contact the law offices of Hart Powell, S.C. by calling (414) 271-9595.