Any gun-related charge can be a serious offense because gun laws are stringent and leave no room for error. If you have been charged with a weapons-related crime, it is crucial to consult with a Laguna Beach gun lawyer as soon as possible.

Scott D. Henry and his team have a thorough understanding of the 2nd Amendment and our extensive gun legislation here in California. We understand how confusing and complicated these regulations can be and realize how these alleged offenses can be simple mistakes. Because our legal team has over four decades of weapons defense experience, we have the skill and knowledge to aggressively protect your liberties and freedom.

Gun Crimes in Laguna Beach

There are various ways a person can be charged with a firearm-related offense. While some gun crimes have more serious consequences than others, all of these charges should be taken seriously as they could have a long-term impact on an accused individual’s life. Some common weapons-related charges include:

  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Brandishing a firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon without a proper permit
  • Illegal discharge of a firearm
  • Unlicensed sale of a firearm
  • Felon in possession of a firearm

One of our attorneys in Laguna Beach could help someone prepare a case in their defense depending on the specific gun charges they are facing.

How Can Our Leading Firearms Defense Attorneys Help?

Our attorneys at The Law Office of Scott D. Henry genuinely believe everyone is innocent until proven guilty. Our lawyers in Laguna Beach have dedicated their careers to defending those facing serious charges and we could do everything within our power to help you fight gun crime allegations. We know this is a challenging time and could guide you through the process while fighting tirelessly to defend you against these charges. Our legal team could assist you every step of the way. Some of the ways in which we could help include:

  • Thoroughly investigating the alleged incident
  • Meticulously reviewing the police report for any errors
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Filing discovery motions and motions to suppress if applicable
  • Skillfully presenting evidence to law enforcement and prosecutors
  • Negotiating effectively to seek a dismissal or reduction of charges.

Potential Defenses for Gun Offenses

Local courts take gun charges seriously. Therefore, it is essential to have superior legal representation to build an effective defense and get you the best resolution possible. Every weapons-related crime is different, but several solid arguments can be used in your defense. One of the most common defense strategies involves arguing that the defendant was carrying the weapon in self-defense or the defense of others.

Other potential defenses may include the possession of the gun was legal, the weapon was discovered as a result of an illegal police search, the defendant was unaware they were in possession of a firearm, and false statements within the police report. Ultimately, the most appropriate defense will depend on the specifics of a cases. One of our skilled firearm attorneys in Laguna Beach could review all evidence and relevant laws to determine the most effective strategy.

Contact a Laguna Beach Gun Attorney Today

If you have been arrested for a weapons charge, contact our Laguna Beach gun lawyers at The Law Office of Scott D. Henry right away. We have the experience and resources to negotiate effectively when working to resolve a case. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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