New York Gun Crime Attorney
Handling Charges of Firearm Offenses in New York City
The New York legislature has passed very restrictive laws relating to the
possession of firearms in the state. If you have been found to have illegally
possessed a firearm in New York, you may now be facing significant jail
time. In order to discuss all of your options under the law and mount
the best defense possible, speak to
Goldberger & Dubin, P.C.
With more than 75 years of collective experience, we can capably handle
your case! Call (646) 681-5997 for a
Illegal Firearm Possession Penalties in New York
Those who would like to legally possess a handgun in the state of New York
must obtain a handgun license. Those who are found to be unlawfully in
possession of a handgun in New York may face any of a number of charges
which fall under the category of criminal possession of a weapon.
The following are various categories of criminal possession of a weapon:
Third Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon: If you have a prior criminal history and are found to have possessed a
firearm, you may be charged with third degree criminal possession of a
weapon. Also covers possession of an assault weapon. This offense carries
a penalty of up to 7 years in prison.
Second Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon: If you are found to have illegally possessed a loaded handgun, or 5 or
more firearms, you may be charged with second degree criminal possession
of a weapon. This offense carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison.
First Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon: If you are found to have illegally possessed 10 or more firearms, or any
explosive with the intent to use it against someone else, you may be charged
with first degree criminal possession of a weapon. This offense carries
a penalty of up to 25 years in prison.
Defend Your Rights with a New York Gun Crimes Lawyer!
If you are facing a firearms charge, time is not on your side. The state
will be working hard to build a case against you, and you need a legal
team working harder for your defense. We have the experience needed to
mount the best possible defense in your favor.
Goldberger & Dubin, P.C.?
- As former prosecutors, our New York firearm lawyers have an edge in the
- By knowing how the prosecution will approach your case, we are better able
to defend it.
We think outside of the box when it comes to
criminal defense and are able to defend your rights with innovative strategies based on
years of experience and study.
- With our help, you can be sure that your rights are not being overlooked
or abused in any way and that you have fair representation.
- We work to obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf and inform you
on what to expect in every step of case proceedings.
Don't let your rights become compromised. Face your charges and fight for
your future with the help of our experienced, capable
New York criminal defense attorneys! Call (646) 681-5997 for a
free case evaluation.