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.
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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:
Fourth Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon: If you have been found to simply possess a firearm, you may be charged with fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon. This offense carries a penalty of up to 1 year in jail.
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.
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