Unlawful Weapon Possession Defense in Fort Worth, Texas
Have you been arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon? Whether you have been accused of unlawfully possessing a gun, brass knuckles, switchblade, club, explosives or certain short barrel guns, unlawfully possessing a weapon is a serious criminal offense that requires the experience of an aggressive weapon charge lawyer that is dedicated to fighting to protect your rights and freedom. Our Fort Worth weapons possession attorney knows how to fight the charges you’re facing effectively.
Illegal Weapon Possession Fines & Penalties in Texas
- Possession of brass knuckles or a switchblade is a Class A Misdemeanor carrying a sentence of up to one year in the county jail and a fine up to $4,000.
- Possession of any other weapon on the list is a third-degree felony carrying a minimum sentence of two years in prison and can be as much as 10 years with a fine up to $10,000.
Types of Weapon Charges in Texas
In Texas there are many types of weapon charges besides firearm and gun crimes. Some of these include possession of a knife longer than six inches, carrying a switchblade, making or possessing an explosive or incendiary device, possession of brass knuckles, butterfly knives, and much more.
If you are charged with carrying any of these illegal weapons on school or church grounds, the possible fines and penalties are much higher. Don’t leave your future to chance. If you are facing a weapon charge, call the Hampton Criminal Defense Attorneys, PLLC. Jeff Hampton has many years of experience fighting weapon charges in Tarrant County, Texas. for weapon charges have over 20 years of experience fighting cases like these. We have a Bail Bond Service available by phone 24 hours at our office and consultations are free.
Contact the Hampton Criminal Defense Attorneys, PLLC now for a free consultation at 817-877-5200 or via our contact form here..