Dallas Felony Weapons Charge Defense Attorneys

Though it is perfectly legal for most adults to own weapons, there are certain actions and weapons the possession of which may lead one to be faced with felony weapons charges. Additionally, persons who have been previously convicted of felony charges are not allowed to own weapons within five years of the completion of their sentence, and they are not allowed to carry weapons outside of their home after the fifth anniversary of their release. Generally speaking, the following may lead to felony weapons charges:

  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Possession of an illegal weapon
  • Discharging a gun for reasons other than self-defense
  • Using a gun or other illegal weapon in the commission of a crime
  • The unlawful sale of weapons

If you or someone you love has been charged with a felony weapons offense, you need an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney by your side to help defend your legal rights. Please contact the Dallas felony weapons charges lawyers of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 for an evaluation of your case.

Examples of Felony Weapons Charges

In Texas, there are a number of weapons charges that are felonies. The Texas Penal Code indicates that the following are felonious offenses:

  • Unlawful carrying of weapons
  • Bringing a weapon onto property where weapons are prohibited, such as schools or establishments that sell alcohol
  • Selling, renting, or loaning a weapon out to a person knowing that individual plans to use the weapon for illegal purposes
  • Manufacturing, transporting, or possessing a hoax bomb
  • Possessing explosives
  • Possessing a weapon in a penal institution
  • Making firearms and other weapons accessible to children

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If you are currently facing prosecution for a felony pertaining to the sale, use, or ownership of weapons, contact the Dallas felony weapons charge defense attorneys of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter at (214) 845-7007 for more information.

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