The 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution is a part of the United States Bill of Rights that protects the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms. Along with the rest of the Bill of Rights, it was adopted in 1791. However, the 2nd amendement does not necessarily allow individuals to possess or carry weapons with impunity. Additionally, gun laws in the State of California are some of the strictest in the entire United States.
If you have been charged with a weapons and/or gun crime in California, more specifically, in the Bay Area, you will need an experienced lawyer to represent you. The majority of gun charges in the state stem from the possession of a gun (not the use). It is very important to know your 2nd Amendment rights and to know when state statues may potentially work for or against you. The law is very detailed in what constitutes “criminal intent.” These are details your lawyer can go into further detail in the event you are charged with a weapons crime.
Contact the Law Offices of Holden W. Green today for a FREE 35 minute phone consultation. We can advise you of your legal options and your rights. Weapons convictions can have serious consequences on your future, so it is important to hire an attorney that will fight for your rights and provide you with the best possible outcome to your case.
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