Attorney Shawn Haff of The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan will provide aggressive representation to anyone charged with firearm crimes in all West Michigan courts. Please don’t hire another attorney or law firm until you’ve talked with The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan regarding the firearm crimes you are being charged with at 616-438-6719.
Felon in Possession of a Firearm in Michigan
If you are a convicted felon you must meet certain requirements before you are lawfully allowed to carry a firearm. If you, as a qualifying felon, are caught in possession of a firearm, you could be facing charges that are a felony and a prison term of 5 years along with potential fines of up to $5,000.
Carrying a Concealed Weapon in Michigan-CCW
Carrying a concealed weapon in Michigan can result in serious charges. It is a felony and unlawful in Michigan to carry a firearm or other dangerous weapon. With respect to a hand gun in Michigan, it is illegal to carry a hand gun on your person, or concealed, or in a vehicle without a license to carry a concealed weapon. Additionally if you are licensed to carry a concealed firearm, you must do so consistent with the rules issued at time of licensing.
Penalty for CCW, carrying a concealed weapon, in Michigan is that you may face up to 5 years in prison and $2,500 in fines.
Felony Firearm in Michigan
Is is a separate felony to possess a firearm at the time of the commission of a crime in Michigan. this charge is called felony firearm. When a crime is committed in Michigan and the defendant is in possession of a firearm, the statute calls for a 2 year mandatory sentence in prison. This sentence will be added to any additional penalties for the original charge.
Felony Firearm Possession in Michigan
In certain criminal cases, additional charges can be added because the offender was in possession of a firearm at the time of the offense. Felony Firearm Possession charges are very serious charges and can result in mandatory prison time which may be added to whatever sentence you receive for the initial crime you are accused of committing. Anyone charged with Felony Firearm possession in Grand Rapids or any West Michigan county needs to contact The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan right away! Our felony firearm lawyers will aggressively defend you against these charges.
Felony Firearm Possession charges in Grand Rapids or any other West Michigan county can result from all drug crimes, gang violence, assault and other criminal cases, and without a skilled attorney, could lead to years in prison. Always speak with a criminal defense lawyer as soon as you can and make sure your rights are fully protected.
If you are under investigation for Felony Firearm Possession call our firm right away to get a free initial consultation. We know what it takes to get you the best results possible.
Possessing a gun does not have to involve you actually carrying the gun with you, and could just mean that you had a firearm in your house along with illicit narcotics, in your car during the commission of a crime, or concealed on your person. Although the gun may not have been connected to the offense or involved in committing a crime, prosecutors may push for additional charges.
Contact The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan right away to help avoid the harsh penalties of Felony Firearm Possession or any of the other firearm crimes listed above at 616-438-6719.
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