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Weapons / Gun Charges - Arizona Criminal & DUI Defense Attorney


If you or a loved one is facing weapons charges or gun charges in Arizona, you must move quickly. Your decision now can mean the difference between freedom and prison time. You don't want to live your life in confinement. You don't want to sacrifice your home, your family, and your children. That's why you need legal representation you can count on. An attorney who has expertise in defending against weapons charges. A lawyer – like Paul Ramos – who will be by your side every step of the way.

Types of Arizona Weapons Charges

There's a difference between the right to bear arms and the use of a gun in committing a crime. Arizona has lenient laws when it comes to gun ownership, but tough laws when it comes to gun crimes. Those crimes can range from displaying a gun in certain ways to gun transport, and from weapon defacement to improperly discharging a weapon. Using a gun in the commission of a felony and possessing a gun when arrested on even a minor drug charge are both serious offenses.

In Arizona, weapons aren't limited to guns. Under the law, a weapon is anything that can endanger or threaten another person – a stick, a rock, a golf club – as well as bombs, chemicals, and grenades.

Punishments for a weapons conviction vary greatly, ranging from a few months in jail for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit to three or more years in prison for providing a gun to a person who you know is going to use it to commit a crime.

Beating a Weapons Charge in Arizona or Surrounding Cities

There are many ways to win a weapons case in Arizona, as well as ways to get the charges reduced and penalties minimized. Some of the most common defenses Paul Ramos uses are:

  • Asserting that you acted in self-defense
  • Claiming that you acted in the defense of other people
  • Maintaining that the police conducted an illegal search and seizure
  • Alleging that you were the victim of entrapment
  • Accusing the police of planting evidence
  • Asserting that the police don't have enough evidence against you
  • Claiming that police arrested the wrong person

Paul Ramos Gets Arizona Weapons Charges Dropped & Reduced

If you've been accused of weapons or gun charges, the time to act is NOW. You need an attorney by your side – but not just any attorney. Paul Ramos has been fighting and winning weapons cases for nearly 30 years.

We have a solid track record of getting weapons and gun charges dismissed in Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, and cities and towns across Arizona. We're standing by, ready to help you navigate Arizona's complex criminal justice system.

Call us. We'll deliver the aggressive defense you deserve and fight to prevent you from having a conviction haunt you for the rest of your life.

If you've been arrested on weapons charges in Arizona, call lawyer Paul Ramos at (480) 247-8558 for a free, confidential case evaluation.

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