Illegal Possession Of A Firearm
Federal firearms laws exist to prevent terrorism, control violent crime and protect the public. These laws provide severe criminal penalties for violators, including mandatory sentencing in some cases.
Law enforcement rarely sees ignorance as an excuse for illegal possession of a gun. If you have been charged with a federal crime for illegally possessing, carrying or transporting a firearm, regardless of whether you intentionally broke the law, you need to contact an attorney right away.
Serious Defense Against Serious Firearms Charges
At The Law Office of Jessica Koester, LLC, we provide strategic and aggressive criminal defense for people accused of a range of federal crimes, including illegal possession of a firearm. Attorney Koester has been helping clients mitigate the consequences of criminal charges for more than 20 years, and is well-known for her ability to secure favorable results under difficult circumstances. She has significant experience in federal court, and has successfully helped many clients navigate the federal criminal justice system.
Attorney Koester is highly educated on federal gun laws. She is also keenly aware of the tactics used by prosecutors in many gun cases. When you work with our law firm, we will provide you with the vigorous criminal defense you need and deserve.
Help With State Charges
Illinois gun laws are extremely complex and ever-evolving. There are strict rules surrounding ownership of a firearm and carrying a firearm in public. There are mandatory registrations, trainings and permits to be aware of. There are also certain public places where it is prohibited to carry a firearm.
Due to increased gang-related gun activity, lawmakers in Illinois have created extremely harsh penalties for illegal gun possession. Even law-abiding citizens with no gang affiliation will be subject to these punishments if convicted. Our firm can aggressively and strategically defend you against state firearms charges.
Contact Us For A Free Consultation
If you have been charged with possession of a firearm, carrying without a permit, carrying in a prohibited location or other firearm crimes, contact us to speak to an Edwardsville firearm possession defense lawyer about your case. Call us now at 618-307-4192 to schedule your free initial consultation.