Weapons charges are serious matters with serious consequences. If you have been accused of a weapon crime in Texas, you will need to enlist the help of a skilled Fort Worth criminal defense attorney. I, Attorney A. Oliver Hassibi, have dedicated my practice to defending individuals in Fort Worth and surrounding areas for years!
In the government's eyes, cracking down on weapon crimes by prosecuting these offenses harshly can root out other social issues and criminal trends. Unfortunately, serious penalties don't always discourage people from committing violent crime offenses. As a result, countless innocent individuals are subject to the harsh criminal justice system.
In compliance with Texas Penal Code Chapter 46, Section 2, you commit a weapon offense if you intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carry some sort of weapon, and if:
The state of Texas also requires that all owners or holders of firearms must be valid license holders. Failing to have a license while possessing a handgun in public could result in a weapons charge. Depending on the nature of your crime and prior convictions, you could face charges that are punishable by misdemeanor or felony penalties.
Whether you didn't know your gun possession action was illegal or made a mistake, my Fort Worth criminal defense law firm is here for you. Don't let a weapon crime conviction ruin your future! Assert your constitutional rights with the Law Office of A. Oliver Hassibi.
I am a member of the Tarrant County and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Associations and have been admitted to practice in northern and eastern districts of Texas. With extensive experience representing clients in both state and federal levels, I have the skill and tenacity that is needed to defend you after a weapon charge!