Weapon Charge Attorney in Santa Monica CA
For an expert defense against any charge involving guns or illegal weapons, trust us as your weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA
Although every American has a Constitutional right to bear arms, California has numerous laws on the books to regulate this right. It is easy for otherwise law-abiding people to end up charged with a crime due to ignorance of the law. Fortunately, The Mattern Law Firm is here to help. As your weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA, we will explain the charges against you and make sure you receive the best possible defense.
We Handle All Kinds of Weapon Charges
At The Mattern Law Firm, we know the law on weapons offenses, having studied both the penal code and the body of case law applying to these kinds of charges. With us as your weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA, you can rest assured you will receive a strong and compelling defense strategy for any charge, such as:
- Possession of illegal weapons
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Possession of a loaded firearm
- Brandishing a firearm
- Assault with a firearm
- Illegal weapon sales
Top Defense Strategies for Weapon Charges
Even if you seem to have been caught red-handed possessing or using a weapon, it is important to remember that this does not necessarily mean the prosecution has what they need to prove a violation of the law. As your weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA, we will be sure to explore and exploit any of the following common defense strategies that may apply:
- You actually had a legal right to possess the weapon in question
- The weapon found on your person or in your vehicle or home was not yours
- You used your weapon in self-defense
- The firing of the weapon was accidental
- Police found the weapon through illegal methods
After over 20 years of experience defending clients in the Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino County courts, we have a detailed understanding of how our local judicial system really works. This positions us to work effectively with local DAs, prosecutors, and judges.
You can rely on us to provide honest and reliable advice regarding your chances of securing an acquittal in court, as well as the wisdom of opting for a plea deal to guarantee yourself a more lenient penalty.
We Help Protect You from Sentencing Enhancements
When a gun or other weapon is used to commit a crime, the penalties involved increase dramatically due to various sentencing enhancements. For example if you allegedly used a gun in a robbery, you could face an additional 10 years on top of your robbery sentence. It is extremely important to have a weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA on your side, to ensure the sentencing enhancement will be addressed in your defense strategy.
Hire Your Weapon Charge Attorney in Santa Monica CA Today
If you have questions for a weapon charge attorney in Santa Monica CA, we have answers. Simply Dial 310-342-8254 and request your free case evaluation.
AddressThe Mattern Law Firm
11755 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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