Firearms & Weapons Durham
Legal Defense against Firearms & Weapons Charges in Durham, NH and Strafford County, NH
It doesn’t take much to be charged with illegal firearms & weapons possession in Durham, NH and Strafford County, NH. It can happen due to negligence, insufficient knowledge of New Hampshire laws or simply happenstance of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Whatever the situation, it is important to seek professional help from a weapons attorney to assess the situation and build a case in your defense that minimizes the penalties. Durham Criminal Law has more than 20 years of experience in providing firearms lawyer and weapons lawyer services to the students of the University of New Hampshire and local residents. By carefully investigating the situation and building your case using strong legal arguments, we will help you get out of the situation as smoothly as possible, minimizing fines and jail time.
What Firearms and Weapons Charges Could I Be Facing in Durham, NH and Strafford County, NH?
Specific charges and possible penalties vary, depending on your particular situation. Although it is legal for most adults in Durham, NH and Strafford County, NH to openly carry firearms, limitations apply. For instance, if you’ve been convicted of possessing or selling controlled substances or if you’ve been convicted of a felony relating to assault, you are not allowed to carry any lethal weapons. Violating the law would imply a class B felony, threatening with up to 7-years of prison time and a fine of $2,000. It should also be noted that the possession of brass knuckles, slingshots, martial arts weapons or even BB guns can be punishable by law in specific counties and cities. As the regulations for carrying and using weapons and firearms differ from city to city, it’s important to find a weapons attorney that is well versed in local laws and regulations. Here at Durham Criminal Law, we specialize in providing extensive legal defense in cases related to firearms & weapons in Durham, NH and Strafford County, NH. In addition, we also offer strong legal support, counseling and representation in the following situations:
Driving under influence and driving while intoxicated
Being charged for possession of a fake ID
Drug and alcohol related crimes
Domestic violence and violent crimes
Illegal possession of firearms and weapons