8 Weapons That are Illegal in Texas

Texas is well-known as a state where gun ownership is common, but there are several firearms as well as other weapons that are illegal. The possession of many of these weapons will result in a felony charge. Therefore, it is important to contact a skilled criminal defense lawyer about your case if you have been charged with illegally possessing a weapon in Texas as felony charges can have a dramatic impact on your reputation and future.

If you or someone you care about has been charged with owning an illegal weapon in Texas, please call a Dallas criminal attorney of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter at (214) 845-7007 today. We are committed to providing you with aggressive and experienced representation with your case.

Eight Illegal Weapons in Texas

In Texas, some weapons are classified as illegal due to the dangers they pose. While some people are allowed to possess these items through special licensing, most individuals found with these items will be charged with a felony.

Eight weapons that are illegal to possess in the state of Texas include:

  1. Machine guns
  2. Explosive weapons, such as grenades or bombs
  3. Brass knuckles
  4. Switchblade knives
  5. Shotguns with barrels less than 18 inches
  6. Rifles with barrels less than 16 inches
  7. Nightsticks
  8. Chemical dispensing devices

If you have been charged with illegally possessing one of these weapons, it is essential to have a skilled Dallas criminal attorney on your side to protect your rights.

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If you or someone you know has been accused of possessing an illegal weapon, please contact the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter at (214) 845-7007 for an evaluation of your case. We may be able to have your charged reduced or dismissed.


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