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The Complexity of Weapons Laws

If you are convicted of a weapons charge in Chicago, the penalties can be severe, even if you are a first time offender. The problem is that you could end up with a criminal record without ever having had criminal intent at all. The weapons laws governing the area, and the entire state of Illinois, are so complex that you could inadvertently be in violation of weapons laws without realizing it. In fact, the laws can become so complicated that it takes a keen and knowledgeable defense attorney to truly sort them out and understand them all. That is why having a defense attorney in Chicago in your corner is nothing short of critical if you are facing weapons charges.

 

Fortunately, if you have been arrested in Chicago on a weapons violation, an experienced defense attorney in Chicago will be able to unravel the maze of weapons laws to provide you with sound legal counsel regarding your options. In many cases, your defense attorney may be able to get the charges against you dropped altogether. However, if you do proceed to trial, you can rest assured that your defense attorney will keep your best interests at the fore.

 

When you need a Chicago jury to understand that it was never your intent to break the law or to commit a criminal act, defense attorney Andrew M. Weisberg can provide a compelling and aggressive defense on your behalf. Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg today to schedule a free consultation so that Mr. Weisberg can begin analyzing your case and building a defense that will get the best possible outcome for your case.

 

Defense Attorney Chicago – If you have been arrested in Chicago, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a defense attorney in Chicago well-known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from sex offenses and violent crimes to theft-related crimes and traffic violations. To contact Mr. Weisberg, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/, call the office at 312.854.7004 or call his cell phone 24/7 at 773.908.9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for a prompt call back. The initial consultation is free.

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