Weapons Charges Attorney Serving El Paso, Midland & Odessa
Being charged with a weapons charge can be a scary situation to be in. In these scenarios, it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to be by your side and be your advocate when talking to the police and prosecution team.
If you or a loved one have been charged with a weapons charge, it is important that you consult with a criminal defense attorney. When working with our law firm, you will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases. We offer scheduled consultations to help you determine what your next steps need to be.
Different Types of Weapons Charges
There are many different types of weapons charges that one person can be charged with in the state of Texas. These different charges require a different strategy and it is important to hire the right legal team. Some of the most common types of weapons charges that our legal team has experience in defending are:
- Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
- Felon in Possession of a Weapon
- Unlawful Possession in a Weapons Free Zone
- Unlawfully Selling a Weapon
- Improperly Discharging a Gun
- Threat with a Deadly Weapon
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Aggravated Assault
Penalties for Use of Gun in Crime of Violence or Drug Trafficking
The penalties for a weapons charge in the state of Texas will vary depending on the specific charge you are facing. All of the penalties that come with weapons charges are severe and should be taken seriously if charged. Some of the potential penalties are:
- Possessing a Switchblade Knife or Brass Knuckles - Class A Misdemeanor
- Possessing Any Other Prohibited Weapon - Third Degree Felony
- Give or sell a gun to a person who isn’t allowed to have one - Class A Misdemeanor
- Leaving a loaded gun where a child can access it - Class C Misdemeanor
- Illegally carrying a weapon without a license - Class A Misdemeanor
- Carrying a firearm at a polling place on election day, a court, a school, or a racetrack - Third Degree Felony
- Carrying a weapon at a church, hospital, amusement park, a government meeting, or a sporting event - Class A Misdemeanor
- Carrying a weapon at a business licensed to sell alcohol where 51% of their money comes from the sale of alcohol - Third Degree Felony
- To fire a gun in public - Class B Misdemeanor
- To fire a gun in public within the city limits of a city or town that has a population of 100,000 or more - Class A Misdemeanor
- Using a gun (whether you fire it or not) during the commission of a violent crime - First Degree Felony
Contact Experienced Homicide Attorneys
At the Law Office of Romero & Warrick, our team is dedicated to helping and representing you or your loved one. You will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases.
Our firm primarily serves the areas of El Paso, Midland, Odessa and other areas around Texas. If you are in need of an experienced criminal defense attorney in Texas, please contact us today to schedule your case evaluation.