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Weapons Charges

NYC Weapons Charges Attorney

Defending Clients in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

Weapons charge penalties in New York can be quite severe, especially when it comes to illegal firearm possession and use. New York has some of the strictest positions on weapons in the entire nation. It’s important to remember that every case is unique, and the specific circumstances of your arrest, any prior convictions, and a number of other factors will also play a strong role in determining your case’s outcome. Maryam Jahedi, New York weapons charges attorney, is here to help assess your options and will always fight for your best interests.

What Is Considered a Weapon in NY?

It’s important that you understand that a “weapon” is not only guns and firearms. “Weapons” also include explosives, ammunition, dart guns, knives, stun guns, knuckles, as well as swords.

Is An Out-Of-State Permit Valid in New York?

New York’s strict laws can easily catch those who own weapons off-guard, especially when they hold out-of-state permits. In New York, out-of-state permits are not considered valid; therefore, even a permit holder can face harsh charges for illegally possessing a weapon. Occasionally, people can even face charges simply for being in proximity of illegal weapons, even if it does not belong to them. It’s important that you have an experienced NYC weapons charges attorney to defend you from these stringent laws. New York Penal Law allows for varying penalties and punishments dependent upon the specific facts of the weapons offense, with many penalties call for a minimum mandatory prison sentence.

Contact Our Weapons Charges Lawyer Today

When charged with criminal possession of a weapon, the accused can benefit immensely from the services of an experienced NYC weapons charges attorney. In order to avoid the most severe penalties and to have the best chance of charges being dropped or reduced, you need an experienced, knowledgeable New York City weapons charges attorney on your side.

Based in New York City, Maryam Jahedi Law Firm P.C. serves the NYC metro region, including Queens, Bronx,  Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Jahedi Law is your premier New York weapons charges lawyer solution. We provide legal counsel for traditional crimes, violent crimes, white collar crimes, and post-conviction.


Call Maryam Jahedi Law Firm P.C. today at (646) 798-7118 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our NYC weapons charges attorney.


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