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Having You Been Accused of Violating a Weapons Regulation?

Every state has laws regulating firearms and other weapons. Though Texas’ gun and weapon laws are considerably more lenient than other states’ laws, there are still important regulations in place. Violating a weapons regulation can result in severe and life-changing penalties, from time in prison to hefty fines.

If you have been accused of violating weapons regulations in any capacity, you can find the aggressive defense you need at LaHood Norton Law Group. Our weapon violation defense attorneys in San Antonio represent clients who are facing serious charges because of misunderstandings and mistakes. Protect your rights and your future by consulting with our team today.

Call (210) 797-7700 or contact us online to get started.

Weapon Laws

Gun laws and other weapon laws regulate all aspects of weapon use, including:

  • Possession
  • Licensing
  • Carrying
  • Transporting
  • Use
  • Sale
  • Manufacturing
  • Importation

Whether you can possess, use, or sell a weapon also depends on whether you belong to any certain categories.

If you fall into one of the following categories, you are prohibited from purchasing, receiving, or possessing a firearm:

  • Felons and individuals who are awaiting trial on felony charges
  • Drug users or addicts who test positive for drugs
  • Illegal aliens and aliens who were legally admitted into the U.S. under non-immigrant visas
  • Anyone who is under a domestic restraining order
  • Anyone with a prior domestic violence conviction
  • Fugitives who have fled the state to avoid prosecution or testifying in a criminal case

Knowingly selling or giving a firearm or ammunition to someone who belongs to one of these categories can result in a prison sentence up to 10 years.

Texas defines a firearm as any device designed or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel. The state defines “serious bodily injury” as any injury that creates a substantial risk of death, that causes death, or that causes serious permanent disfigurement.

If you are facing charges for a weapons violation in San Antonio, call LaHood Norton Law Group at (210) 797-7700.