California laws are tough on the illegal use of guns. A weapons crime conviction could have you facing years in prison. Furthermore, prosecutors like adding gun charges to other crimes such as drug possession and robbery, which can make the penalties much more serious.
Criminal Defense Attorneys Fighting Weapons Violation Charges
At Greenberg & Greenberg, we know how to fight gun and weapon charges to help our clients avoid these consequences. We are well versed in the complex laws involving the possession, sale, and use of weapons in San Bernardino and Riverside.
Types of Weapon Violations in San Bernardino and Riverside
We handle a wide range of weapons crime defense cases in San Bernardino and Riverside, including those involving:
- Illegal possession of a gun
- Possessing an assault weapon
- Illegal sale of firearms
- Use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a crime
California law gives a very broad definition of “deadly weapon” that goes far beyond the use of guns and knives. Depending on the circumstances, the law may define almost any object as a deadly weapon, including your car or even your own fist.
Defending Against Weapon Charges in San Bernardino and Riverside
A key question in handling weapons charge cases is to consider whether or not the police lawfully discovered the weapon. We thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the arrest to determine if our clients’ constitutional rights have been violated in any way.
If you have been arrested for illegal possession of a firearm or any other weapon crime, we understand the consequences you are facing. We will apply our proven defense strategies to help you avoid the consequences of a criminal conviction.
Contact Us Today
If you have been charged with a weapons violation in San Bernardino or Riverside and need a strong criminal defense, we are here to help. Contact us today online or by phone at (951) 397-0003 to speak with one of our knowledgeable San Bernardino and Riverside attorneys. We offer free initial consultations, and our phone is answered 24 hours per day. All calls are returned promptly.