Tempe Gun Crime Lawyer

Most firearm offenses result in felony charges in Arizona, and this can lead to serious consequences for a person convicted. If find yourself facing firearm charges, turn to a skilled Tempe gun crime attorney immediately. The team at AZ Defenders is ready to get to work on your case. We will investigate the charges made against you and work to formulate a sound defense strategy. Do not try to handle this alone.

Tempe Gun Crimes Lawyer

Why Have AZ Defenders Handle This Case?

Gun crimes are taken very seriously In Arizona, and you need to have a skilled criminal defense attorney in Tempe by your side.

  • Our firm has brings over two decades of success and legal experience to your side.
  • We provide dedicated, client-oriented service to every client we take and handle every aspect of a criminal defense case.
  • Our lawyers are well established and respected members of the Arizona legal community, and have a long history of providing quality defense for those who need it.

Gun Crimes In Arizona Are Taken Seriously

There are various gun crimes In Arizona that could lead to serious charges for the accused. A qualified Tempe criminal defense attorney at AZ Defenders can help defend against the following charges:

Misconduct involving weapons. Under A.R.S. 13-3102, we can see that the majority of these offenses will be charged as felonies in Arizona. A person can face misconduct involving weapons charges for:

  • Possessing a firearm as a convicted felon or illegal alien
  • Carrying a firearm during the commission of a violent crime
  • Possessing a firearm with the serial number removed
  • Possessing a sawed-off shotgun with a barrel less than 18 inches
  • Possessing a modified gun

Unlawful discharge of firearms. A.R.S. 13-3107 makes it illegal to discharge the firearm with criminal negligence in any municipality.

Disorderly conduct with a weapon. A.R.S. 13-2904 states did a person commits disorderly conduct if they knowingly and recklessly display, handle, or discharge a firearm with the intent to disturb the peace.

Drive-by shooting. A.R.S. 13-1209 defines these offenses as a person intentionally discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle at another person, an occupied vehicle, or an occupied structure.

What Will An Attorney Do To Help?

Those convicted of a gun crime charge could face serious consequences, including prison time of up to 21 years, depending on what type of charges are filed. A skilled Phoenix criminal defense attorney is vital for a person facing gun crime charges. An attorney will thoroughly investigate the facts of the case and work to formulate a sound defense strategy. We work diligently to prove that:

  • You had no intention of committing the crime
  • There is insufficient evidence to prove the charges
  • The incident was actually self-defense
  • Law enforcement or prosecutors have misconstrued the evidence in the case

Moving Forward & Fighting Your Conviction

If you or somebody you care about is facing a gun crime charge in Arizona, you need to speak to a skilled criminal defense attorney immediately. At AZ Defenders, we thoroughly understand gun crime laws in Arizona and have fought for decades to defend the rights of our clients. We will thoroughly investigate the charges against you and work to formulate a defense for the best possible outcome. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (480) 456-6400.