Weapon Charges

Criminal Defense Attorney Against Weapons Charges

Los Angeles & Orange County Weapons Violations Defense Lawyers

Los Angeles Area gun crimes include a variety of offenses. The Law Offices of Andrew Stein defend 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
  • Possession of an illegal weapon
  • Possession of a military assault type weapon
  • Possession of any other banned gun

Whether you were charged with violating the California unlawful use of weapons law for possessing firearms in an unlawful manner, or for using something as a weapon while committing another crime, you need a strong defense. We can handle any type of unlawful use of a weapon case, including those involving felons in possession of weapons, people carrying weapons to prevent burglaries or to protect themselves while out and about. No matter what the situation, we are happy to help.

Did you have a gun concealed on your person or in your car?

Did an order of protection against you result in your arrest on a weapons charge?

Did you use a weapon to commit a crime? (Having a weapon in your possession while committing a crime – even if you didn’t use it – can get you charged with a weapons violation)

Ignorance of the law is not something the police consider a good excuse. Even if you were not violating any laws in your home state, you could be charged with unlawful use of weapons in California. A conviction for unlawful use of a weapon can come with very serious penalties.

Any time a gun is used in a crime, the possible criminal penalties are dramatically increased. It’s harder to get charges reduced or dismissed. Jail time jumps to prison time and prison time gets longer. That’s why it’s so important to get an experienced weapons charges defense attorney in the Los Angeles area working on your case as soon as possible.