Weapons Charges Defense Lawyer
Concealed Weapon Charges
Weapons charges can fall into two major categories. A person can be arrested and charged with weapons offenses that involve carrying or using a weapon. For instance, concealed weapon laws make carrying a concealed weapon or using a concealed weapon a criminal offense. The other major category of weapons offenses occurs when carrying or using a weapon in the commission of a crime. Committing a crime while using or carrying a weapon enhances the seriousness of the charges that can be brought against the offender.
Because of the seriousness of the penalties associated with criminal weapons charges, if you or someone you know are charged with any weapon-related crime, you should speak to an experienced criminal defence lawyer immediately.
The defence lawyers at the Law offices of R. Kent Haryett and Company have a long record of success in defending those charged with weapons offenses in Edmonton and throughout Alberta. We are prepared to aggressively and effectively defend you in the event of the following criminal weapons charges:
- Armed robbery charges
- Weapons-based probation violations
- Carrying a concealed weapon charges
- Illegal possession of a firearm charges
- Illegal discharge of a firearm charges
Weapons offenses carry serious mandatory minimums
In most cases, gun and firearm charges carry serious mandatory minimum jail sentences. This is especially true if the offender is using or carrying a weapon in the commission of a crime. For example, a robbery where a deadly weapon is involved will carry a minimum four-year jail sentence.
When a criminal offense involves a gun or other weapon,i.e. brass knuckles, knives, blunt objects, etc., it is much harder to get a reasonable bail or any bail at all.
Without an effective and aggressive defence team on your side, an accused offender may be stuck in jail for weeks or months waiting for a trial date to be set.
Contact the offices of Haryett & Co. for a free initial consultation
Serving serious jail time could interrupt the life you have worked so hard to build. Don’t risk it all by being under-represented in court. The criminal defense team at Haryett & Co. has established a reputation for providing superior criminal defence and personal service to its satisfied clients. Contact us today to help secure your future.