Defending Gun Crimes In Williamson County, Texas
This post begins a series on the handling of gun and firearm related crimes in Williamson County, Texas. We are addressing this topic due to the fact that that firearm related issues come into play in many aspects of criminal law. The involvement of guns in a case will result in enhanced charges, increased penalties, as well as one possibly being labeled as a violent offender If you have been charged with such an offense then it is imperative that you contact an attorney immediately.
We will be addressing several topics over our coming posts. Subjects we will look at include:
- How search and seizure issues impact firearm related charges
- How the use of a gun will enhance the penalties one faces for other charges
- The ramifications of possessing a gun after having been convicted of a felony
In addition to the topics discussed above, we will analyze how the use of a firearm impacts domestic violence charges, other violent crimes, drug-related offenses, and how the possession of a firearm can lead to the revocation of probation.
America is growing increasingly impatient with firearm related offenses. News reports of shooting sprees are becoming all too common and, as a result, prosecutors are more likely to be aggressive in their pursuit of charges so that they will appear to be “tough on guns” when being analyzed by their constituents. Whether or not one’s case is worthy of “aggressive” prosecution may not be much of a factor when it is charged in an environment which treats all firearm related offenses as serious matters.
If you are charged with an offense which involved a firearm then it is crucial that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. Counsel can help you understand potential defenses and, if necessary, can assist you in resolving your matter with the prosecutor. Our Georgetown criminal defense lawyers also service the surrounding communities of Austin, Bartlett, Cedar Park, Florence, Granger, Hutto, Jarrell, Leander, Liberty Hill, Round Rock, Taylor, Thrall, and Weir. Contact our attorneys today.