Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

There are several specific criminal offenses that are most likely covered under federal weapons law. For the most part federal weapons offenses are felonies, and this means that you will probably serve at least one year in jail if you are convicted. Specific penalties may vary extensively depending on the nature of the offense in addition to the quantity of weapons involved, if anyone was injured, and if the defendant has a criminal record. Federal weapon charges may include a number of different offenses, involving the possession, use, distribution and sale of firearms and other lethal weapons.

Some examples of Federal Weapons Charges are:

  • Illegal possession of a weapon
  • Illegal import and export of weapons
  • Violent crimes involving the use or discharge of a firearm
  • Firearms trafficking
  • Fraud in acquiring a permit to own or obtain a firearm

Federal weapons charges can be very severe, and you will need aggressive legal counsel to counteract the efforts that federal investigators and prosecutors will endure in an attempt to put you in jail. Even if you have not been formally charged with a crime, attorney Hernandez can intercede and work to protect your rights. Involving an attorney as early in the process as possible is important if you are to have the best opportunity of successfully fighting your charges and avoiding a conviction. Due to the difficulty of the cases and the probable sentences that attach, it is essential that you contact Mr. Hernandez. With his extensive knowledge of the legal system, attorney Hernandez will provide you with the most aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation possible in the face of your federal weapons crime charges. 

For more information and your free consultation contact attorney Armando Hernandez today at 305-442-2590.