About Weapons Crimes
Weapons charges are treated very seriously in Virginia and if you have been charged with a weapons related crime, your freedom is at risk. Weapons charges involve mandatory minimum sentences meaning that if you are convicted a prison sentence will likely be the outcome. If you want to protect your freedom, it is absolutely critical that you contact a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney as soon as you possibly can. James A. Bullard Jr. P.C. is a proven law firm that was founded by a former prosecuting attorney and it is to your advantage to involve our seasoned firm as early in the process as possible. Our legal team has a unique insight into weapons related cases and we may be able to help you avoid the harshest penalties that can result from weapons charges.
Types of Weapons Charges
Some of the weapons related charges you might be facing include:
- Theft crimes involving a weapon.
- Violent crimes involving a weapon.
- Using a firearm to commit a felony.
- Discharging a firearm at or in a building or dwelling.
- Reckless handling of firearms while hunting.
- Firing a weapon from a vehicle.
- Receiving stolen weapons.
- Possession of a weapon on school grounds.
It should be noted that a weapon does not necessarily mean a firearm. Any weapon can lead to weapons charges. These types of crimes involve complicated sections of law and our firm will work side by side with you to make sure that you are fully informed and aware of all of your legal choices. We will work hard to minimize the negative impact weapons charges can cause in your life.
At our firm, we are recognized for our success defending the constitutional rights of those accused of a crime. Our firm founder has appeared as a legal expert for Channel 6 News and has an outstanding record of success effectively fighting for the rights of our clients. We are well-versed in how the police and prosecution work and we can work to negotiate a reduced charge or potentially even a dismissal depending on the details of your case. In necessary, our firm will aggressively defend you in court. We are driven to achieve results for each and every one of our clients.