Louisiana Gun and Weapon Charges Attorney

The New Orleans Firearm Defense attorneys at the Weiser Law Firm help clients by providing experienced and competent criminal defense in cases involving gun charges. The firm’s criminal law practice covers defense for many different criminal accusations. People in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes who have been arrested, charged, or think they might be charged in a criminal matter need an attorney familiar with the criminal justice system to help protect their rights.

Contact the law offices today to schedule a free consultation with a skilled gun charges and criminal defense lawyer.

Serious Gun Charges

Gun crimes include a variety of offenses. The Weiser Law Firm, LLC defends clients in criminal cases involving gun charges for:

  • Possession of a firearm in a vehicle
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (R.S. 14:95.1)
  • Possession of an illegal weapon (for example, a gun with an inappropriate barrel length)
  • Possession of a military assault type weapon
  • Possession of any other banned gun
  • Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Dangerous Substance (R.S. 14:95(e))

Some gun crimes are status crimes like the law against felons possessing a firearm or possession of a firearm within 10 years of completion of a sentence or a misdemeanor conviction for domestic battery. Whatever the offense, forfeiture of the firearm and potential jail time may be at issue. The accused needs an attorney who understands Louisiana and New Orleans Area gun laws to protect their legal rights.

The Charge of Felon in the Possession of a Firearm L.R.S. 14:95.1 carries a minimum prison sentence of 10 years without the possibility of probation, parole, or suspension of the sentence. The Charge of a Firearm in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance L.R.S. 14:95(e) carries a minimum prison sentence of 5 to 15 years without the benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of the sentence. Louisiana Gun laws are strict!

 

Attorney Harold E. Weiser III practices mainly Criminal Law and is a Trial Attorney. He does not simply collect a fee and make a plea bargain. He will fight hard to get you the best possible solution for your case. The firm works hard to provide for what high quality, cutting-edge representation to all clients.

Dedicated staff are available and Harold E. Weiser III will provide his personal cell phone number so clients can be accessible to him. When prosecutors take aim at clients of the Weiser Law Firm clients will have the protection needed to mount a strong defense.

Contact the Weiser Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced New Orleans Area Firearm and Weapons laws lawyer. Call 504-358-2273.