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Carrying Weapons in Unauthorized Locations

Sugar Land Gun Charge Lawyer

In Texas, the law is clear. It is unlawful to carry a weapon, such as a club, knife, firearm, or any other prohibited weapon listed in Section 46.05(a)...(3) on the premises of any government court or offices utilized by the court, unless you have prior written authorization of the court. Obviously, it is a defense if you possessed the firearm while in the actual discharge of your duties as a member of the armed forces, National Guard, were employed by a penal institution, or were an officer of the court. It is also unlawful to carry a weapon, whether concealed or not, while at any meeting of a government entity.

Aggressive, Talented Trial Lawyers in Sugar Land for Weapons Charges

The question is, what defense could you possibly have if you have been charged with a violation of this law? At Stornello Law Firm, P.C. Attorney Stornello has been practicing criminal law for 20 years, as a prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney. Our skill lies in the ability to develop a strategy to examine all of the evidence, and create a reasonable doubt in the mind of the jury as to whether the accused had the intent to commit the crimes they were charged. As a former prosecutor, I have seen the other side of the courtroom firsthand, and am fully aware of the problems involved with successfully sustaining a conviction in cases of weapons charges. This experience gives an insight that other defense attorneys may take decades to develop.

Contact our law offices now to schedule a free initial consultation of your case so that we can fully discuss with you your rights and the possibilities for defending you and having your charges either reduced or dismissed. We are always waiting to take your call and answer any questions you may have. Don't hire a lawyer based on word of mouth or urgency.

Call us today and let us put our years of experience and knowledge to work for you.

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