There are many thousands of laws in the US and internationally regulating the use of firearms. While the right to bear arms is protected by the Constitution, one can violate federal or state firearms statutes and actually be unaware of it. When one has committed a federal firearms offence, the case is serious, as a significant amount of prison time can be the outcome. Conspiracy can be an added charge. If you have a previous felony on your record, even of a nonviolent economic crime, conviction on possession of a firearm can be a life-changing event. Federal firearms crimes are usually investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and are prosecuted by the US Attorney's Office. An aggressive and timely defense is critical from a Chicago violent crime defense lawyer. The Chicago defense team from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege is made up of a powerful group of experienced litigators who will fight for your rights and work to preserve your constitutional protections.
As members of the Chicago Bar and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will use their knowledge and experience to form the best defense for the charge you are facing. Charges can range from minor, such as incorrectly filling out a firearm application, to major crimes such as firearms trafficking, armed robbery or homicide. Regardless of the crime, even when a case looks hopeless and there seems no chance of avoiding prison time, the violent crime defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will take your case and fight for you. They will be frank about the facts, the charges and the risks, and will work tirelessly to achieve the most optimal outcome obtainable.
If you have been charged as a felon in possession of a weapon, or of using a gun in connection with a drug crime; whether it is illegal discharge of a weapon or any other firearms related offence, the most critical decision you will make after being charged is in the selection of your defense team. You will need professional litigators who are not intimidated by the courts or the system and who will stand up for you as an individual, no matter what the odds. As soon as you are charged, contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege, and get help with your case.
Contact a Chicago firearm violation defense attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege today.
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