Federal Weapon Charges in Houston
Fighting Your Charges in Texas
Federal weapon charges may encompass a number of different offenses, involving the possession, use, distribution and sale of firearms and other deadly weapons. In some cases, simply being in possession of a gun or other weapon will be considered unlawful because the offender is a convicted felon or does not have a permit. Other cases involve the use of a weapon in the commission of a crime, such as armed robbery or aggravated assault.
Weapon offenses that are classified as federal crimes are extremely serious. Federal gun crimes are most likely to be charged as felonies, and convictions of this kind may result in imprisonment for a minimum of 1 year, along with other serious penalties. A person convicted of a weapons offense may also face difficulty finding employment in the future and may also face limited opportunities in regard to housing and financing.
Houston Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. is a law firm based in Houston, Texas that takes on federal cases throughout the U.S. Founding attorney Guy Womack and his son have over 55 years of experience in criminal defense and is also a former federal prosecutor now working to defend the rights of individuals throughout the U.S. who have been accused of, arrested for and charged with any type of federal crime.
Some examples of federal weapon charges cases the firm can handle include:
- Unlawful possession of a weapon
- Firearms trafficking
- Unlawful import and export of weapons
- Violent crimes involving the use or discharge of a firearm
- Fraud in obtaining a permit to possess or purchase a firearm
Contact Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C.
State and federal law regarding weapon possession, distribution and sale may vary. It is important to be sure that your lawyer understands how the law applies to your particular case, in order to build a stronger and more effective defense strategy on your behalf.
Contact a Houston federal crime lawyer from Guy L. Womack, P.C. today to talk about how a federal weapon charges lawyer can protect you against a conviction.
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